Do Not Disturb!

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I’m not one to normally take to my bed. But when a couple trying circumstances hit at once that’s just what I did. First were feelings of failure then the loss of power, finally helplessness. I shut the bedroom door and went to bed. I was a wreck.

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Risky Behavior – Part 2

Start them early to love God’s Word!

A reader disagreed with my last blog post. It cited scientific research which claims, people reading or listening to the Bible four times a week, are less likely to practice behaviors such as gambling, pornography, drunkenness, and sex outside of marriage.¹ The reader’s argument goes as follows:

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I Can’t but Jesus Can!

Do your pastor’s sermons inspire you to live for Jesus? This past week my pastor did just that. The scripture was from Mark 9:14-29. This is the story about the epileptic son that the disciples could not heal.

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He Sees You When You’re Sleeping

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Christmas for some is a difficult time of year. If you are having a hard time remember God is the God who sees. He sees your deep despair. God is the God who hears. He hears you crying out. Even if time goes by never doubt. God sees you. Continue reading He Sees You When You’re Sleeping

Abuse and Divorce

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Her name was Jill. She divorced her husband because he beat her. I understood why she had gotten a divorce. I could not reconcile it with Scripture. This has changed since Wayne Grudem’s reinterpretation of the scriptures on divorce. Continue reading Abuse and Divorce

News on Abuse and Divorce

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This is hopeful news for Christian women in abusive marriages. In response to his experience with two abused women, Wayne Grudem, a leading Reformed theologian has changed his stance on divorce. Continue reading News on Abuse and Divorce