Category Archives: Inspiration

Live by and keep in step with the Spirit – Galatians 5:25

What does it mean to “live by the Spirit” and “keep in step with the Spirit” (Galatians 5:25)? Paul writes, “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.”  The first illicit the second.  We … Continue reading

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Spending Time with God vs. QT

In John 17:20-26, Jesus prayed that we are one as he is one with the Father. He also prayed that we would be in God and have God in us the same way he is in God.  That last part is … Continue reading

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Biblical Faith Series: Introduction

“For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” — John 3:16 John 3:16 is one of the best passages in … Continue reading

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Light and Momentary Suffering

Light and Momentary Sufferin All of us must endure suffering. Even if we live a relatively pain free life, we still deal with loss and discouragements. Some of us have tremendous suffering. Others have a normal amount of suffering. Regardless, … Continue reading

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Innocent to Evil

Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil. – Romans 16:19 It is shameful even to mention what the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Christ in Us

Let’s start the study by reading Colossians 1:15-29. This passage is too rich in meaning to adequately interpret within a short article. However it does connect remarkably on the topic of manliness. It is manly (not saying it is not … Continue reading

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What if the devil gave a toast to his graduates?

I just finished reading C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters. It is amazing how Screwtape’s Toast at the end is prophetic of our country right now. Written within one year of his death in 1963, it is one of the last things … Continue reading

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Discipline as Mark of Mature Man

I just started reading back through The Disciplined Life, by Taylor. I don’t think I was as ready the first time I read it. In fact I feel like I need to read a lot of things over again. He … Continue reading

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Man in the Arena

In one of his speeches, Theodore Roosevelt said, “The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena” (http://www.theodore-roosevelt.com/trsorbonnespeech.html). His point built up the one who tries, even if he fails, while the person who stands back critically … Continue reading

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