Tag Archives: Christian character

Sports: Are you for them or against them?

This has become a very interesting topic for me, because I love sports; but almost all of my Christian friends aren’t interested at all in sports.  Most of them think it’s a waste of time, and some could give you … Continue reading

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Five Blessings of Solitude

As you prepare for your time of solitude, don’t think of it as confinement, or as a punishment, or suffering. You can look forward to this time. It is a time that God has provided for you to be intimate … Continue reading

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Let Perseverance Finish its Work: Four Steps to Christian Maturity – from James 1:4

  For a long time I have marveled at James 1:2-3—that we are to count it all joy when we fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of our faith produces patience. Now, just in the last month, I … Continue reading

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Daring To Step Out in Faith – from 1 Sam. 14:6-14

1 Sam 14:6 Then Jonathan said to the young man who bore his armor, “Come, let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised; it may be that the Lord will work for us. For nothing restrains the Lord … Continue reading

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Longing for New Bodies and a New Home – from 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:8

   This is my own verse by verse, brief commentary on this passage, in an effort to make it a little clearer.  Read the passage, and then my commentary follows it.  Please let me know if it helps you.  I hope it encourages … Continue reading

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Five Benefits of Weakness – from 2 Corinthians 4:7-18

  Everyone gets old.  And because we are old we feel more and more pain in our weak body.  But for the Christian there are some benefits to having a weak body.  Here are five benefits derived from the above passage: … Continue reading

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Those Who Suffer For Christ Will Always Be Comforted By God – from 2 Corinthians 1:5, 7

  2 Corinthians 1:5, 7 You can be sure that the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ…We are confident that as you share in suffering, you will also share God’s … Continue reading

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