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Responding to Divine disapproval

Responding to divine approval and overcoming reproof The way that we respond to divine tests sent by God spares us of divine disapproval and determines the amount and quality of the development of our personality as well as our emotional nature and assimilated character. We have three options in how we respond to God’s testing […]

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Pride and shame

Pride and shame, boasting and isolation The sins of pride and shame which lead to boasting or isolation have a devastatingly great potential to separate and divide Christians and destroy their fellowship. Believers plagued by these sins literally take the Lord’s Supper without discerning Christ’s body and for this reason as Paul said, many of […]

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Gratitude and prosperity

Gratitude and prosperity and the poverty of ingratitude Ingratitude acts as a thermometer that measures our spiritual health. The lack of gratitude in our lives indicates the presence of areas of our heart that we have subjected to the evil one and have neglected to deal with responsibly. Gratitude is the quality that establishes the […]

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Emotional fear and prevention

How to deal with emotional fear and prevention The Bible teaches a principal that rules the attitude of fear and emotional prevention. In Proverbs 10:24 the psalmist said: The fear of the wicked will come upon him, And the desire of the righteous will be granted. We can define emotional fear as an exaggerated preventative behavior. This […]

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The prayer closet comes before prominence

The secret altar of the prayer closet precedes the public reward from God But you, when you pray, go into your prayer closet, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. (Matthew 6:6) Our prayer […]

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Christian suffering and sacrifice is not a path to salvation!

Salvation does not require Christian suffering Neither Christian suffering nor Christian sacrifice beyond that which Christ already suffered on the cross are required for salvation, but the kingdom requires sacrifice and sometimes Christian suffering. Salvation does not require anyone to live in poverty.  No Christian really believes that in order to receive salvation he or […]

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All Christians overcomers?

Do all Christians qualify as overcomers? According to 1 John it seems as though the mere fact of being born again and believing that Jesus is the son of God is sufficient to qualify all Christians as overcomers. For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the […]

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Eating the good of the Land

The Good of the Land – God’s best for you. The prophet Isaiah stated in Isaiah 1:19 “If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land”. These words were spoken to God’s people at a time of great difficulty and affliction. Isaiah prophesied during the time that Israel, the northern […]

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Five barriers to a closer relationship with God

A relationship with God is a privilege! However some people needlessly miss out on the opportunity of having a healthy relationship with God. Some people think that a relationship with God is an illusion, something that cannot happen. Some people try to think up logical explanations for why not even Christians can ever hope to have […]

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World overcomers in the Sermon on the mount

World overcomers – the vision World overcomers has always been the center of God’s heart and mind! God is an overcomer and desires His people to overcome the world!  Allow me to suggest a brief outline of what we may call “the Vision of World Overcomers” which serves as a type of roadmap to eternity. A biblical definition […]

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