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Trusting God in Your Life and Marriage

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Learning to trust God with everything…. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight (Proverbs 3:5-6). If you have children, you know the direction you point them isn’t always the direction they want to go. You don’t steer them …

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Forgiveness: Who, What, and How

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For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins (Matthew 6.14-15, NIV). If You Want What God Offers, Do What He Asks If we were honest with ourselves, we might admit that there are some …

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What Love Is and What it Isn’t – A Few Thoughts from 1 Corinthians 13

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“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” (1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV ) How do we know what love is, exactly? From days of old up to this minute, people have answered this question in many different ways. Greek philosopher Sophocles, who was around before Jesus, said, “One word frees us of all the weight …

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The Great Rescuer – Thoughts on Romans 8:28

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Romans 8:28  “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” The water was ice cold. So cold, in fact, that the sailor’s eyes were frozen shut. The raging January storm had not only dashed the ship, it had taken away any hope of rescue. …