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Video from a Florida Georgia Line concert in Atlanta went viral last month. Interestingly enough, the video wasn’t of the popular country music duo; nor was it one of their many hit songs. It was Chris Tomlin, a well-known Christian song writer and worship leader, singing “How Great is Our[...]

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“Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus, so that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.” Romans[...]

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“So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household,” Ephesians 2:19   Just as believers make up the body of Christ, we are also fellow citizens in God’s household. Both of these word pictures clearly demonstrate that we are not alone in[...]

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In the month of August, Stacey and I had the opportunity to do three marriage conferences. We love partnering with churches to keep marriages strong. We also have a tremendous burden to help struggling marriages find hope through the healing power of God’s love. Each weekend, it was exciting to[...]

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“And walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.” Ephesians 5:2   “Walk in love.” The Apostle Paul uses these three words to inspire Christian unity; stirring us to love one another. He points to the ultimate example of[...]

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“If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.” 1 John 1:6-7  [...]

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More and more, believers use social media to have heated debates on various aspects of faith and Christianity. The most polarizing discussions seem to involve naming and shaming fallen believers; especially high-profile leaders and public figures. Reading these posts, it’s hard to tell if the goal is repentance and restoration[...]

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“Fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7b   Occasionally acting foolish doesn’t make one a fool. However, Proverbs clearly describes the person whose life is a fool’s game. Throughout this book of wisdom, three different Hebrew words are translated, “fool.” Today’s verse isn’t talking about the dimwitted or the ruthless[...]

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“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,” Proverbs 1:7a   No phrase in Scripture is more misunderstood than, “fear of the Lord.” Living in fear of the Lord is very different than being afraid of Him. The phrase appears more in Proverbs than all the other books[...]

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