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Your life has a ripple effect

From Genesis: A 7-Week Devotional

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We’ve all made foolish decisions. Sometimes we’re willing to admit that our decisions affect those around us, and other times we convince...

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Four questions to ask when you want to make the right decision

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We’ve all heard of buyer’s remorse — that feeling you get when you purchase something and later regret it. Most of us have experienced it...

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Are you fearing the wrong things?

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Many of us fear failure, but the fear of success can be equally paralyzing. Fear of death leads to some wise decisions, but it can also t...

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How to change your mind

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Every now and then, I go through seasons where I look at other Christians and wonder why I don’t have what they have. They seem so close ...

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Are you doing the right thing for the wrong reasons?

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My husband and I just celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary. When we dated, we often did things because that’s what we were supposed to...

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18 pieces of common wisdom God wrote first

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Most of us use God-inspired concepts and truth every day without even realizing it. Our friends and bosses who don’t believe in Jesus sti...

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Are you planting the kind of life you want to grow?

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“Be careful, you reap what you sow.”  If you’re like me, this phrase may strike some fear. When I was younger, it was used to scare me i...

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You can know it all and still not be wise

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I knew going to college was what was expected of me. My parents and my guidance counselor set me up to succeed in higher education. I nev...

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How to know if you’re being foolish

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Proverbs 1:32 says, “For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.” Much of Proverbs ...

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Would you do the right thing if no one was watching?

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I’m recovering from the stomach bug, which my wife now has. Two of our three young boys have been sick, and the fact is I’m tired. But on...

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How to lead like Jesus in the corporate world: 3 lessons from Joseph’s life

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Today’s “dog-eat-dog” business world can be filled with greed and the pursuit of money, power and position. It is easy to become caught u...

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How can I tell if it’s God testing me or Satan tempting me?

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We are tested every day with temptation to do what we know is wrong. We wonder if it’s a way for God to test us or Satan to defeat us. I’...

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