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Praying for Mental and Emotional Health

Praying for Mental and Emotional Health

I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise

Romans Online Bible Study — Let’s Wrap It Up!

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. — Romans 3:23-24 His grace is eternal. ~ Max Hey, friends! It’s wrap-up week for the Romans OBS and if you’ve been with us through a study

Staying gentle and respectful in today’s political climate is… rare… to say the least! But, that’s what we’re called to be as believers in Christ! We represent Him and in order to show Him to the world around us, we have to embody love. It’s a tall order, but with the Holy Spirit within us, we can do it!

Gentleness and Respect in a World That Is Rapidly Changing

  Confused, Ineffective, and Exhausted Jesus’ message in the Sermon on the Mount was very clear: be different. The salt was supposed to be different than the meat. The light was supposed to be different than the dark (Matthew 5:13-16). In case we missed it, Paul reinforced the message when he told the church at

Your Brain on Porn

  Like sand on a beach, the brain bears the footprints of the decisions we have made, the skills we have learned —Sharon Begley, Newsweek Science Editor1 Restart and reboot yourself. You’re free to go. —U2, “Unknown Caller”2 “I know it’s not really true,” said Manny, “but it seems as if my brain has been

The enemy has come at us to separate us from God with lies from the beginning of time. The number one way we can combat his lies is by knowing the Word of God and not letting him confuse us when he bends it! The truth will set us free!

Old Lies, New Truth

  If we are going to demolish our strongholds, we have to recognize the power that lies have over us. Are you also a prisoner, missing out on the life you want but believe you can never have? You crave close relationships but are paralyzed by the fear of rejection. You want to try something

Becoming a More Kingdom-Minded Man

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. — Paul to the Romans, Romans 12:2 On Friday mornings, I teach men at The Man in the Mirror

Crossed Wires

  My first car was not the regular 1979 but the upgraded Buick Century, the model with a spoiler on the back. And spoiler alert: your grandpa’s Buick did not have a spoiler! What color, you ask? C’mon, what color car do you think someone with my unbridled coolness would have? Brown. Yeah, my car

Cutting New Paths and Taking New Ground

Sometimes you just have to memorize and meditate on the good news loops out of obedience in order to start to make the correct synapses. Memorize it, and then repeat the good news to yourself over and over. I’ve realized that the three kinds of false belief — I can’t do this, I’m not enough,

Echoes from Eternity

“Kyrie eleison.” It was the one sentence uttered to Jesus more than any other. “Kyrie eleison.” Those who traveled with Jesus heard it over and over. “Kyrie eleison.” We would have been amazed at the number and variety of people that came to Jesus and said, “Kyrie eleison.” Some shouted it to Jesus from afar

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