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Overcoming Tough Sins, Part 5; Pray and Fight For It

Over the past several weeks I’ve been writing occasionally about overcoming tough sins. We started right after New Year’s Day, because that is the traditional time for making resolutions about improvements for our lives. We have talked about how some … Continue reading

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Overcoming Tough Sins, Part 4; Watch Others Do It Right

Over the last few weeks I’ve been writing about how to overcome especially difficult sins in our lives. I’ve discussed eliminating the bad company in our lives who encourage sinful be- havior, learning how to change the channel, and finding … Continue reading

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Overcoming Tough Sins, Part 2; What’s Going on in Your Mind?

A week or so ago I began a series of postings on things that could help us to overcome tough sins. We started with bad company corrupting good morals (or intentions). Hopefully you’ve worked on changing the people and kind … Continue reading

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The Marks of Commitment

I was reading a fortune cookie the other day: “Punctuality is a mark of commitment.” Now, I don’t take fortune cookie philosophy too seriously, but it did cause me wonder, “Is that true, and what are the marks of commitment?” … Continue reading

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This Little Light of Mine

It’s a simple song, but it has a profound message—straight from Scripture—”This Light of Mine”. It comes from a the Sermon on the Mount, where Jesus tells us that His disciples are the light of the world (Matt. 5:14). Let’s … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Part 4

The last few weeks we’ve been giving a little deeper thought to the fruit of the Spirit. While we probably know the basic meaning of these qualities, I hope you’ve been made to reflect and examine “inspect” the fruit of … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT, Part 3

Last week we launched off into some of the particulars of the fruit of the Spirit, love, joy, and peace; but of course, there’s more to this delightful fruit produced in disciples of Christ through God’s Holy Spirit. This time … Continue reading

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