Idol Reboot

Even when we eliminate idols from our lives, we are at risk of letting them creep back in. Idols will re-emerge and push us off track if we do not continue to remove them from our lives: let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles… Continue reading

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Parables of Vineyards

Consider that you have been ordained by God to impact this world for the Lord, with the Lord, and in the Lord. And the Lord is in you to accomplish his will – to bear his fruit. Remain in Jesus and you will bear much fruit because Jesus is the producer of the fruit! Continue reading

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Enduring Struggle and the Ways of God

In summary of Job’s story, we see that our endurance of struggle doesn’t always line up with our vision of God.  God is more concerned with our understanding of him, bringing glory to himself, and our reflection of him to our world than he is in our happiness… Continue reading

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The Power of the Spiritual World

We don’t struggle against flesh and blood, yet we think more about the obstacles which are in front of us than the ones which are unseen. And our culture esteems selfish spirituality where the spirit world serves us and we miss the power and impact of spirits among us… Continue reading

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Canopy of Glory

Consider the beauty of God’s earth and look forward to the canopy of glory we will enjoy in heaven!  As we consider the wonder of creation and the beauty of God’s creativity, think about how majestic it will be to live under his reign and glory in heaven… Continue reading

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From Self-Righteous To Humble

Job moved from blessing God in all things to making self-righteous statements of his innocence and his desire to confront his Maker. When we question God in arrogance, we put ourselves in a dangerous position with respect to the Lord, who made us and loves us… Continue reading

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No Golden Calf Victories

When we trust in idol, God becomes angry.  An idol is anything which you rely on such that you don’t feel the need to rely on God. What are the golden calves in your life? Do you have security blankets which keep you from having to trust fully in the God who loves you? Continue reading

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