identity in Christ Category

say good-bye to excuses

Get ready, Sharing Love and Truth readers! Today we’re saying good-bye to our excuses! Let’s be real: We make excuses to ourselves; we make excuses to others, and we make excuses to God. Oftentimes, the excuses we make to ourselves are in the form of justification. We seek to justify our attitudes, words and actions […]

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you must be saved

We are a “doing” people. “What do you do?” It’s one of the first questions we’re asked when we meet someone… We qualify others and ourselves by our doing. Take a look at the negative side of qualifying…sin. We qualify our goodness by the sins we refrain from doing. “I don’t hate, kill, steal… I […]

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you are more than you know

Ready to own your identity? If you are in Christ, you are more than you know! Through the cross, death and resurrection of Christ, this is yours. Let your eyes view all 100 (there are MANY more recorded in Scripture), and live out your faith like you believe it! It’s time for the body of Christ […]

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when you have an image to maintain

I was in the midst of a concert crowd and in worship. The lyrics Darryl Evans sang prompted my confession to God that all I wanted was Him, and He has all of me. No I don’t. I was not expecting a reply, especially that one, so I proceeded to ask the Father what I […]

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Genesis meditation

In the beginning… O, how I can sit and reflect on how it was in the beginning, in the purest state of Father God relating to created man. I liken this fascination to a parent’s fixation with her newborn child. How often we find ourselves staring into bright eyes full of wonder. We are naturally […]

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what was Jesus’ secret?

The Lord impressed upon me the goal to memorize Romans 8 at the beginning of 2013. Little did I know that I would gain a life-changing teaching through it. Tucked in the very middle of the passage, the Spirit-inspired truth of my status in Christ causes me to live from a new perspective. Now if […]

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more than a conqueror

Have you ever wondered how the enemy can gain total control over the life of an individual? I know you contemplate such thoughts every time you hear a report of a young student or soldier unleashing violence on his school or work environment. And, with every account of terrorist activity, you cannot fathom how one […]

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