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Strong Emotions; Extreme Confidence

The following article is probably one of the best I’ve ever read on the topic of emotions. I strongly urge you to click the link and read the entire article. It’s worth the five minutes it takes! Strong emotions always insist on particular interpretations of life, and they are in no mood to listen to … Continue reading

Fear the Lord

“…the person who fears God fears nothing else…If you have ever walked among the giant redwoods, you will never be overwhelmed by the size of a dogwood tree. Or if you have been through a hurricane, a spring rain is nothing to fear. If you have been in the presence of the almighty God, everything … Continue reading

Without forgiveness of sins, there can be no peace in our relationship with God, and when there is no peace with God, we will have no peace. If you are finding peace elusive, either you still don’t believe you are forgiven or you don’t really care that you are. If you know that sin is … Continue reading

He Is On The Move

Get the picture firmly in your mind. On one side you have the worrisome events. Go ahead and even exaggerate them, but don’t spend too much time doing it. On the other side is an unshakable kingdom that makes all the commotion look like a tempest in a teapot, a de-clawed tabby up against the … Continue reading

A Scrupulous Conscience

A scrupulous conscience, however, always has a retort that keeps it from rest…You are thinking in terms of perfection, think in terms of faithfulness. The normal Christian life is a "race of repentance." The very fact that you are convicted of sin is a work of the spirit, so you can accept conviction with a … Continue reading

Grace

Your God has fenced you in so that your only option is to trust that he will give you grace. What has this grace looked like to others? Grace to believe that God is good. Grace to have joy even while the body is wasting away. Grace to cry out and be certain that God … Continue reading