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CHILDREN


CHILDREN As Jesus and his disciples were walking toward Jerusalem, a discussion started about children. MATTHEW Parents naturally want to see their children promoted and honored, but this desire is dangerous if it causes them to lose sight of God’s … Continue reading

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NEEDS


NEEDS Jesus went into a synagogue, a lively discussion was started about Needs. JESUS If any of you has a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take hold of it and lift it … Continue reading

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Consider


Consider One gets a good feel for what the Christian life is all about by reading the Epistle to the Philippians.  Not that Paul set out to write a letter that would define the nature of the Christian life.  In … Continue reading

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Stability


  Image via Wikipedia   Stability One does not gain control over the emotions by pretending that they do not exist.  Emotional stability comes through frank and honest recognition of the fact that God created every individual with emotions.  These … Continue reading

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God’s Plan


Image via Wikipedia God’s Plan Read Matthew 24:1-2.  Although Jesus prophesied that these events would take place and it was in God’s plan that this happen, they actually came about because of the uncontrolled emotions of the people of Jerusalem.  … Continue reading

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Control


  Image by humberpike via Flickr   Control It is very important then that our emotions be controlled, AND that they be controlled by God.  This is why the Lord Jesus encourages us to give all of our emotions to … Continue reading

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Love God


  Image by Lawrence OP via Flickr   According to I Peter 1:9, Christians receive the salvation of their .  The purpose of Jesus’ ministry was not just to save a part of the human personality but to save all … Continue reading

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4. Creative relationships.


  Image via Wikipedia   4.  Creative relationships. Frequently, individuals who are described in scripture as exercising spiritual leadership, are portrayed as being supported in community.  As well as others providing encouragement for them, they provide an accepting environment in … Continue reading

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Inner Life


  Image via Wikipedia   Inner Life The poems of Jeremiah’s inner life do not depict prophetic truth as a bolt from the blue, but as something with a history in the prophet’s psyche.  The revelation of God was appropriated … Continue reading

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