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Think You Have to Clean Yourself Up Before You Come to God? Think Again

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Did you know that God doesn’t call the qualified to do His work, but that He qualifies those who He calls to do His work? Many believe that they have to “clean themselves up” or “get themselves together” before coming to God. That mindset is similar to someone trying to perform open …

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How to Make a Deposit in Your Life Today

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[Act 17:32-34 ESV] 32 Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked. But others said, “We will hear you again about this.” 33 So Paul went out from their midst. 34 But some men joined him and believed, among whom also were Dionysius the Areopagite and …

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Associate Pastor of Joel Osteen’s Church Speaks Out Against ‘Selective Humanity’

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Pastor John Gray, associate pastor at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church, was recently on The Breakfast Club and raised concern over the issue of ‘selective humanity’ in recent tragic events. Our nation seems to pick and choose which tragedies we empathize with and offer our humanitarian efforts to. Check out what …

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The Bible Project: A New And Awesome Bible Study Tool

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We all know how hard it can be to study the Bible, and even when we make time to read it, it can be even harder to understand what we’re reading or why it matters. Thankfully, there are many different tools available for us to enrich our study of God’s …

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Where Is Your Hope?

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Since January I have put my hope in different avenues to help support my family financially. I’ve tried making money blogging, considered writing a book, as well as a few other ideas. However, it wasn’t until mid-March that I realized my hope was in temporal things and not the things that …

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Do You Know What Your Purpose Is?

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Step out a minute from the forest of life and behold the entirety of humanity. Have you ever just sat for a period of time and contemplated what your real purpose is? Real talk. When we look at the other creatures on this planet and watch them move in their existence, …

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Free Yourself from Pride—the Independent Spirit

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James 4:6 But He gives us more grace. This is why it says: “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” 7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you …

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Lecrae’s book, “Unashamed” and the Impact It Had on Me

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In Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis talks about how a believer’s process of growth should be measured against their “raw material”, or in other words their ability to overcome the hand they were dealt. We have to recognize our unique set of flaws that were indoctrinated into our makeup by those who influenced us as we developed. For example, …

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