Tag: Word of God

Stay Away from the Grey

I don’t usually post about current happenings in our nation, but this time I can’t seem to stay silent.  I must speak out against Fifty Shades of Grey, one of the most harmful things that is dragging millions along with its current and leading them swiftly towards destruction. “In a society that downplays the evil of […]

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Good Intentions of Memorizing Scripture

Do you actively memorize Scripture?  If not, why not?  I know it’s hard. It takes planning, concentrated effort, and discipline to practice faithfully. It requires being intentional — because you aren’t going to wake up some morning and suddenly have whole books of the Bible memorized, or even whole chapters. Memorizing takes work — and […]

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Your Theology Affects Your Vision

Did you know that you are a theologian?  Yes, you — moms and teens and cubicle workers and design enthusiasts and fitness gurus. If you are a Christian, then you are a theologian. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in seminary, or studying big theological tomes on your own, or even serving full-time in a church […]

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God’s Truth Stands Forever

I recently began reading a modern translation of The Confessions of St. Augustine (affiliate link). This classic work from the 4th century has stirred the hearts of many Christians and provoked much growth towards spiritual maturity throughout the years. I never really knew what it was about, or why it was such a famous and time-tested […]

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What Kind of Garnish Are You?

Titus 2 talks about desirable character traits in older men, older women, younger women, and younger men. Each group has certain unique responsibilities corresponding to their various life stages, and each is commanded to own certain qualities in those life stages: self-control (this is mentioned for all four groups!) soundness in faith, love, and steadfastness […]

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Let’s Chat about Bible Reading

What have you been reading lately in God’s Word? Are you trying to read through the Bible in 2013? Are you studying a particular book or a specific topic? How has it been going? What’s been your favorite book so far? What lessons have stuck out to you? Leave a comment. Share what you’ve been reading, […]

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When Your Sponge Runs Dry

You are a sponge. And so am I. We drink in whatever we’re surrounded by. And when we’re squeezed too tightly, or over-saturated, we let it out again. We go through phases of soaking and seeping. We take in encouragement, then offer it to friends in need. We take in unkind thoughts, then direct those unkind words […]

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