Tag Archives: Romans 8:1–2

Declaring Independence

Declaring Independence

Adopted on July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence stated that the thirteen American colonies were “Free and Independent States” and that “all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved.” Our Founding Fathers acknowledged God as the source of our rights: We hold these truths to

Kill the Spider: Balderdash

Editor’s Note: In Kill the Spider, Carlos Whittaker deals with problems, bad habits, harmful thought patters (cobwebs) all the way down to the root issue (spider) in order to finally kill it and find freedom in Jesus. In this excerpt, he shares about his experience at a week-long therapy camp. * Remember how I told

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Jesus Came So That…

Memory Verse: For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only son, [so] that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16 (emphasis added) The Law Why did Jesus so willingly leave the splendor of Heaven to enter the squalor of earth? Our journey begins

The Real Meaning of Unconditional Love

There is no condition that causes me to be unloving or disrespectful. In other words, if I am unloving or disrespectful, it is not because of certain circumstances caused by others that make me react unlovingly or disrespectfully. I choose to be harsh, independent of the circumstances. As one parent admitted to me: “We tend to be Christlike when the

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