Category Archives: believer

His Irrepressible Love

“Nothing in the church makes people in the church more angry than grace. It’s ironic: we stumble into a party we weren’t invited to and find the uninvited standing at the door making sure no other uninviteds get in. Then a … Continue reading

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When Sin Brutalizes You

There are three things for certain. #1 You will never forget your sins. #2 God has forgotten them. #3 The Devil will try very hard to condemn you for your past. There are some days that are harder then others.  You see, I have … Continue reading

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Learning the Obvious

“The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher,     vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 Sometimes it takes us a long time to learn what life is all about. Like a fish making the step … Continue reading

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Should I Take Medication?

by John Piper What’s Your Take on Christians Using Antidepressants? In the end I’m going to say that there are times when I think it is appropriate, but I want to go there cautiously and slowly, with warnings. Depression is … Continue reading

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Cleansing the Wounds

“The human heart is the most deceitful of all things,       and desperately wicked.       Who really knows how bad it is?” Jeremiah 17:9, NLT We are the wounded. What exactly has caused our condition  isn’t always clear.  A death, divorce, depression … Continue reading

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