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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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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 31

Day 31 You Are United With God’s Love (Romans 8:39) “Oh, God, You never gave up on me!” Listening to this cry of my friend’s heart blessed me. She was so wrapped in the presence of God that she could barely stand as she declared the unfailing love of the Father. “Because of the Lord’s great […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 5

Day 5 You Are Provided For (Luke 12:32)  Shortly after my friend’s father passed away, I asked if I could bring dinner to her house. She responded saying that she would feel guilty receiving that help from me. Do you relate to her sentiment? Do you feel like you don’t deserve something good unless you […]

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A Mind Consumed by Thoughts of What Could Go Wrong

You’re a Christian and you worry. That seems pretty normal, doesn’t it? When you tell your friends you can’t turn your mind off at night and fall asleep, they concur that it’s a difficult thing. A mind consumed by thoughts of what could go wrong is a sweet dreams killer. Everyone worries, right? The wicked […]

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Do Not Worry

Watching the cardinals and the sparrow enjoy the seeds they found this morning in my neighbor’s yard, I reflected again on the faithfulness of God. Jesus said, “Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and […]

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what defines your steps?

Did you watch Nic Wellenda cross a great expanse of the Grand Canyon on a sky wire last summer? As a viewer of the live telecast, I felt very tense when he began his passage because I knew that the winds would possibly cause a challenge. At one point Wellenda crouched low on the sky […]

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