The god of Approval

The disguised, deceptive sin of people-pleasing   Ah, people-pleasing. The indiscriminate evil that chokes out believer and non-believer alike. The almost silent and often disguised wickedness that many may not realize they bare. It’s cunning, this one… this sin, I mean.   It brings to mind the words of our Lord during His description of…

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Let The Text Speak!

Finding Hope Through Biblical Teaching   Picture this. It’s Sunday morning, and you’re frantic, trying to get the kids ready for church after a long 40 plus hour workweek, only to find your son Jackson with at least 80% of his brother’s breakfast all over the freshly ironed shirt that you just clothed him with.…

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The Power of Approval

The power of approval can overtake a person if not placed in the proper perspective. This craving for power makes one’s life engulfed with a fight for personal dominance. As the band Survivor declared,   “Risin’ up, straight to the top Had the guts, got the glory Went the distance, now I’m not gonna stop…

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A God Who Answers

Has anyone asked God a question only to wait around for a response? There are many raw moments between God’s people and Himself written throughout the book of Psalms. I get a fresh glimpse of a failed human race desperately seeking a perfect and just God when I read the Psalms. The real beauty of the…

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