Who is on the Lord’s Side?

When are you going to make Jesus’ last command your first priority? This question came from a former pastor.¹ After 30 years I still find it challenging. The following is the last command Jesus gave to the disciples:

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Dear Sisters

A loving, well-written admonishment on how and why Christian women should dress modesty by Kari Dent.

Kari Dent... living in paradise until He comes.

Dear Sisters in Christ,

First, I want to tell you that I love you. I really do. Trying to be a godly woman in this godless society is tough. We need each other. We need to be one another’s most enthusiastic cheerleader. I have a friend and mentor who closes all of her emails and messages with the phrase “Cheering you on!” That has been so encouraging to me over the years, and I want to cheer you on as well. I truly desire to do that.

There’s a word used frequently in the New Testament called “exhortation.” Sometimes we use it interchangeably with “encouragement.” The words are definitely similar, but there’s a little different aspect to exhortation. Encouragement says, “You are doing great!” Exhortation says, “You are doing great! But I know you can do even better!” Exhortation pushes you forward and deeper into your walk with Christ and…

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Calling for all Christians

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A few summers after I became a Christian we rented a little cottage on a lake with our children. We were there for two weeks. While we were there I was able to listen to a program on a local Christian radio station of a woman I had never hear of. She was teaching in Ezekiel. Continue reading Calling for all Christians