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Doctrine matters?

I am not sure when the catch-phrase “doctrine divides” became popular in evangelical circles. It’s been around for a while and only seems to have grown in popularity in recent years. While there seem to be new churches popping up everywhere these days, they seem more and more to stand …

Wasting Away

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. …

Worthless, Wild Grapes

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter …

Light to my Path

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psa. 119:105) God’s word is of utmost value …

Seeking Love

Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.  (Prov. 17:9) I just love it that …

Excellent Wife: Intro

Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.  (Proverbs 31:29) Even as a small girl, I have always been drawn …

Belief vs. faith

Not everyone who  says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of …

Affliction

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word.  (Psalm 119:67) It is good for me that I …

Obedience of Love

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.  (John 15:12) This is my commandment… We are …

Abiding = Answered Prayers

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.  (John …