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The Difference Between Worldly and Godly Wisdom

An interesting lesson came about from a recent study my wife and I were having recently. I was teaching out of 1 Corinthians 1, 2 and 3. The passages speak of Paul making a clear distinction between what the world considers wise opposed to what God deems to be wise. …

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Why Knowledge Isn’t Always Beneficial to Us

I was reading Genesis 3:22 and remembered wondering in the past why the Most High would look down on such a thing as having knowledge. Check it out: And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach …

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Pastoral Role: Oversee, Not Lord over the Body of Christ

The body of Christ is not a two-headed monster. Just as the human body has many limbs that are subject to one mind, the church is also designed in the same way. Jesus Christ is the head of the body of Christ because, indeed, it is His body and He …

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How Free Will Powerfully Demonstrates God’s Love for Us

Free will is one of those topics that has led to much conversation and debate among the Body of Christ as well as non-believers. The idea that an all-loving God would place His creation in the midst of tribulation, danger, and most of all, temptation, is a concept that confounds …

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The Central Role of Faith and Money in Today’s Secular Age

In this secular driven society we live in, faith is seen as unnecessary. It is also seen as useless and irrelevant in a practical sense, since we have the power to get what we want. What many people overlook is the multiple levels of faith at play in our lives. …

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The Importance of Making God a Priority In Your Life

Keeping God first in everything is essential. I’ve found one way I can put God first daily is to have quiet time. If I am unwilling to meet the Lord each morning when I wake up, that means I’m putting somebody or something else before Him. For example, how many …

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Why We Need to Put “Neighbor” Back in the “Hood”

Recently, I heard a man of God point out how we’ve removed the “neighbor” from “neighborhood” and simply call it a “hood”. He reminded people to watch how we label with our mouths. This man had an excellent point and it reminded me of various scriptures regarding the word ‘neighbor’. …

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