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2 Corinthians 7:1 // How to Get Ready to Dwell with God

Today, we’ll be looking at 2 Corinthians 7:1. It’s just one verse, and here’s why you should pay attention to it: this is a command from our Commander. Some Scripture passages are really theological and are more about what to believe than how to act. But this one isn’t like that. It gives us something …

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Man Overboard

The Christian news lately has been filled with commentary on the “departure” of Josh Harris and Marty Sampson from the faith. (Good articles can be found here and here.) These have made the news because they are fairly well known names, but they are not unique. The fact is that such “de-conversions” happen every day …

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Diversions

You may have heard the quote from Robert Murray M’Cheyne, “I have discovered that the seed to every known sin dwells within my heart.” Have you ever considered that in your own life? And if you recognize that to be true, as I believe it is of every human being, have you considered the great …

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Who’s in Charge Here?

The Gospel Project Sunday school lesson for June 16 comes from 1 Samuel and the anointing of Saul as the first king of Israel. Up until this time the nation had been a theocracy—with God alone as their head, and the prophets, priests, and judges serving as God’s messengers to the people. But the people …

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Look to the Lord

William Shakespeare wrote in Sonnet 116, “Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.” He wasn’t writing about God’s love, yet those words are more true of God than they are of any human love. David wrote, “For Your steadfast love is great to the heavens, Your faithfulness to the clouds” (Psalm 57:10 …

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Walk with Me

Lately it seems like quotes from Fred Rogers pop up on Facebook every week. Perhaps that’s because there have been some new biographies released in the past couple years. In the past few months I’ve read The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King, as well as an older biography, The Simple Faith of Mister Rogers by …

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