Tag Archives: sin

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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Listening to the Lord While Working

  Most often I work listening to the radio, wanting to escape, wanting not to work too hard, wanting to relax.   Today I will set my mind on listening to the Lord, listening to what He would teach me. … 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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Prayer with No Apparent Answer — from 2 Samuel 12:16

2 Samuel 12:16  David therefore pleaded with God for the child, and David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground.   Possibly the lowest point in David’s life is recorded in the events surrounding this prayer—given … Continue reading

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3 Points of Truth for Every Christian That Resists the Enemy

We are all under the attack of our enemy Satan.  But we need not be defeated.  We can have victory if we resist him in Jesus’ name.  Here are three points of truth that I pray will encourage you as … Continue reading

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Six Things That Happened At the Cross

There is so much that Christ has done for us by His death on the cross.  I suppose all of our life can relate somehow to the cross.  For now, we will focus on how our understanding of His death … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Call Us to Be Sinless, But to Be Steadfast

  Lately I have been wrestling with some sins, and with myself, and with God.  Why don’t I have the power to resist certain temptations? And why does God not give me the power to resist?  I wrestle with the … Continue reading

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