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The Need For Circumcision

circumcision, circumcision of the heart,

When God entered into covenant with His people Israel, circumcision, the removal of the male foreskin, represented what was fleshly being cut away. The Hebrew word for covenant, in fact, means “to cut.” The physical act of circumcision was to be symbolic of a greater reality for God’s people–that which was ungodly and ...

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Purify Yourselves … God Will Do Wonders

Jordan River, devote yourself to the Lord, Promised Land

A man known internationally for his ministry of healing and evangelism shared how, as a teen, he made a commitment to set aside ten years of his life to the Lord. “I decided not to pursue relationships or anything other than the work of the Kingdom of Heaven during that ...

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Fully Follow The Lord

In 1978, Michael Hart published a somewhat controversial book, ‘The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons.’ Unsurprisingly, Jesus Christ made his list, but ranked third behind Muhammad and Sir Isaac Newton. In Hart’s opinion, Jesus’ influence fell short, due to those who claim to follow, but don’t abide ...

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Teach Us To Ponder

Pondering

What would happen if we thoroughly ruminated about something before reaching a conclusion? Reviewed, churned over, dwelt on the pros and cons of certain decisions. Or say, shopper’s remorse, resulting from impulsive behavior. Like having items we don’t want, can’t use, doesn’t fit, don’t need to sleep with, don’t need ...

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As Seen On TV

We don’t have satellite TV at our house, but we do have “farmer’s cable” meaning our channels are limited to a small selection including infomercials. Between the Snackeez, Pillow Pets, and everything else in between, my kids love to try and convince me of how desperately I need, or should ...

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