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No Thanks, God, I Can Do It Myself!

“I wanna do it myself.”  “I can do it.”  I bet you’ve heard these typical toddler responses.  They’re learning.  Gaining the necessary motor skills and internalizing the how’s, why’s and wherefore’s of new experiences is important.  As parents and teachers, we enthusiastically applaud their achievements.  We proclaim our great pleasure ...

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Pitfalls of Pride

There is a danger hiding in the Christian community. I’ve seen it, felt it …  the power of pride, spiritual pride. I have seen how it can trap a person without that person ever realizing what happened. After we become saved by grace and start producing good fruit,  we come ...

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Humbled Before the Lord

My parents never prayed; at least I never saw them pray. Growing up, God wasn’t a high priority in my house. So, after turning my life over to Jesus, it was a bit awkward for me to submit myself physically to the Lord. Lowering myself to the ground on bended ...

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Two Words: Follow Me

Remember a song by country music artist Mac Davis in the 80’s? No, you’re too young. Anyway, the principle stays the same at any age. The first line goes something like this, “Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble when you’re perfect in every way.” Sounds a bit haughty but ...

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Back Talk

Statistics indicate that 80% of people have trouble with their back at some point in life. Our spine affects every aspect of life, but a healthy back is often taken for granted. Being in the second half of my first century (read that 50+ in age), my back talks to ...

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