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Are You Identifying the Root Cause?

Last week I wrote about root fears that feed worry. You can read that post here. Today, we’re going deeper to consider the root that demands inspection for every Christian wrestling temptation to sin. I hit pause on John 13 in my reading. The disciple invites us to engage in Jesus’ suffering. Initially, the Lord […]

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Be Free from Worry

Freedom from worry is a reality, and the basis for such a state comes not from a prescription drug or from a cushioned life. God’s all-encompassing love secures your freedom and my freedom from worry. Worrying is bad. It’s never healthy, so stop believing that. Stop with the excuse of defining yourself as a worrier. […]

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What Is Your Sense of Safety on a Scale of 1 – 10?

I caught a short news segment this morning about the Super Bowl preparations this week in Houston, and safety is the buzz word. Isn’t safety a concern every day and everywhere? While terror threatens people all around the world, we look for ways to promote our personal and communal security. As soon as my family and […]

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The Enemy Snuck In

Jon and I had the opportunity to get away last weekend and take in the sights and sounds of D.C. and Baltimore. By sights I mean we had a running date in Georgetown along the Potomac River, and sounds included the amazing talent of our daughter and her peers who participated in the Potomac District […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 36

Day 36 You Are Strong (1 Corinthians 1:8) How do you feel when you are face-to-face with your weakness? You know, those times when You caved to pressure. You gave in to your cravings. You let addiction win. You passed by an opportunity to witness. Perhaps you respond with greater motivation to be strong the […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 19

Day 19 You Have Been Granted Peace With God Through Jesus (Romans 5:1)     What does it mean to have peace with God? The word peace in the original language of the text is eirene and it means peace, harmony, tranquility, safety, welfare, health.1 So, these attributes constitute our relationship WITH God, and they […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 8

Day 8 You Are the Possessor of Eternal Life       (John 5:24) You have crossed over from death to life. Often when people hear the words eternal life they think of a time in the future, specifically, life after death. Jesus, however, describes eternal life differently. “I tell you the truth, whoever hears My […]

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