Article

What do you do when you know who you are?

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Before Jesus Christ began his ministry or any miracle, God spoke to his identity: “This is my beloved son with whom I am well pleased” (M...

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Is it a sin to be tempted?

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They were my favorite cookies: homemade vanilla pudding chocolate chip cookies. Sitting on my counter, fresh out of the oven, still warm ...

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How to know you have an idol

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On my bookshelves in my study in our basement, you will find objects from my travels around the world.  Aside from the books that line th...

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Devotional

Don’t let temptation win

From Genesis: A 7-Week Devotional

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What tempts us is unique to each of us. It could be anything from our desire to spread gossip at work to having lustful thoughts when an ...

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Can I be a Christian and continue to struggle with the same sin?

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A recap from Perry Noble’s sermon “Can I Be a Christian and Continue to Struggle with the Same Sin?” in 140 characters or less: If you...

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We’re not without hope

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If you’ve ever been on a sports team, you know that joining the team doesn’t mark the end of a journey, but just the beginning. There is ...

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Sermon

Sin: See It, Hate It, Kill It

From Make War

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You will never change the world by focusing on everybody else’s sin. Focus on battling against your own sin.

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Lesser Loves

From Once Upon A Time

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Esau sold his birthright to his younger brother Jacob for a bowl of stew, and gave up all of the blessing that came from being the firstb...

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There’s Always A Way Out

From Promise Maker Promise Keeper

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Jesus did not die on the cross for his people to stay defeated in a corner but to stand in freedom! We can hold fast to this promise that...

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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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Is That Really Cheating?

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My friend felt betrayed, alone, and rejected by the one who had vowed to love her unconditionally. As I listened to the story of her marr...

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The Devil Made Me Do It

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Have you heard people say, “The devil made me do it”? Well, here’s the fact. That statement is a lie. The devil can’t make you do anyth...

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