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Mind, body, and God's will: Romans 12

Today’s reading: Romans 11-13.

“How can I know God’s will?”

You’ve been there. Faced with a difficult decision, afraid to make the wrong choice, wanting deeply to please God, and wishing you knew what he wanted you to do. 765 more words

Bible In One Year Devotional


Around 7 AM this morning I set out to take Max and Emma for their first walk of the day. As they piddled around as they often do, sniffing every blade of grass as if that was the whole purpose of their walk, I stood still for a moment rather than rushing them along to get on with business. 936 more words

Every Empty-Full

So if we don’t begin with surrender, we inevitably dream with vanity, with ego, with control.
Jennie Allen, Restless

To present myself in surrender to God means I bring Him every empty, full thing. 406 more words

Truths That Transform

The Life Givers - A Devotion

John 12:24-26 (NLT)

I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat is planted in the soil and dies, it remains alone. But its death will produce many new kernels—a plentiful harvest of new lives. 2,546 more words


Renew: Body

Okay, now that we have the context of Romans 12 out of the way, let’s dive in!

Your Body

Like many people out there my New Year’s Resolution is to be healthy. 400 more words


Radical Mercy

What is a reasonable response to the pouring out of God’s mercy upon this human race? The apostle Paul in his letter to the Romans brings us through eleven chapters and shows us how God, by His own grace, evokes a sacrifice from us. 695 more words


Daily Spiritual Disciplines - Prayer

Below is a blog post from my friend John Doyel who leads a ministry at Vineyard Columbus called 180 for men that strive for purity and sexual integrity in their lives.  490 more words

Christian Growth