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Signs of a Mature Christian

“Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and ...

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A Personal Letter Signed: Your Friend, The King

Your Friend, The King: This is the signature of every passage found in God’s Word!  In John 15, Jesus reveals to us that when we invite Him into our life, He becomes not only our King–He makes Himself our Friend: No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] ...

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Praying in the Heart

In the Orthodox Church there is a popular prayer among monastics called the Jesus Prayer, which is “Lord Jesus Christ Son of God have mercy on me a sinner.” In this prayer is contained every element one needs in a prayer. For instance “Lord” is acknowledging God as ruler of all creation, ...

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2 Promises that Offer Hope in Dark Days

If you breathe, you know disappointment. Whether its finances, physical sickness, death, abuse or relationship drama—life happens. The simple truth is that we live in a fallen world full of bad things. And there really is no way to escape it. There are those “prosperity” people who say if you ...

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Lesson from the Blackout

The summer storm rolled in during the early evening hours of July 13th , 1977.  Those enveloped in the storm’s grip described the lightning as unusual—lighting up the entire sky. Then, lightning struck a power line in Westchester County, causing dangerous demands upon other power lines. This lightning strike started the ...

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