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Monthly Archives: April, 2012

Dishwashers, Lawnmowers, and Leaky Roofs

Galatians 6:2 Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. I am spending some time this afternoon trying to fix a pesky dishwasher.  Stops on one minute and keeps running.  So I got on the internet and ordered the control board that they said needed to be replaced.  It came today and …

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The Christian’s Real and Certain Hope: The New Creation

1 Peter 1:13-16, “Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. (14) As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, (15) but as he who called you is holy, …

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Facing Up to the Monster of Shame

Romans 8:1, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” I probably know a lot more about shame than I realize, and so do you.  The problem with shame is that it is like a computer virus, hiding and lurking beneath the surface and then BAM!  All of a sudden …

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Restoring Relationships With Estranged Children

This article is really asking for our readers to write it. Abusers alienate people from their victim, including her own children.  Many of you know exactly what we are speaking of and others are even at this moment suffering from this very painful effect of abuse.  Others have enjoyed restoration, but it may have taken …

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How to Ruin Your Credibility

Victims of abuse have an uphill battle when it comes to being believed.  Most of you know this from firsthand, hard experience.  Many times your churches, your friends, or your relatives are less than eager to come to your aid.  That is wrong, and one of the purposes of this blog is to work toward …

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He Speaks With Forked Tongue

James 3:8-12, “but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. (9) With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God. (10) From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things …

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