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Five Reasons Why Forgiving Another Seems So Difficult

1. Pride. Pride I think is the main reason why it’s so hard to forgive. Pride makes it harder for us to trust God. We say to ourselves, I don’t want to forgive, and I don’t have to!  And so … Continue reading

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3 Big Hindrances to Prayer

  I originally came up with a list of about forty things that could hinder prayer. Upon review of all those things I saw that there was a common thread running through them—pride.  Pride and selfishness I believe is at … Continue reading

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Is it prideful to tell people about your holy habits?

I don’t make it a practice to tell people about my habits of bible reading and prayer.  But today in a church class we were to share what habits we have.  My first thought was to share about my morning … Continue reading

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It stinks! This whole place stinks.

  You don’t like my house? Does my house stink? That’s right-it stinks! This whole place stinks.   1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Pull Down Spiritual Strongholds

  In 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 (NIV) we read, “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down … Continue reading

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