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Irritability: 7 Ways to Fight the Red-Eyed Monster

If jealousy is the “green-eyed monster,” then, surely, irritibility is the “red-eyed monster.” Confession time: irritibility is a sin I struggle against on a daily basis. 1,473 more words


Developing Deep Convictions

by Dr. John MacArthur
This article originally appeared here at Grace to You

What influence do Christian trends have on you? Do you find yourself regularly following the latest popular pastor, reading the latest must-read book, and buying into the latest life-changing theology? 199 more words


Are You Trying or Training for Godliness? by Jeffery Smith

Lately I’ve picked up a number of books on biblical masculinity in preparation for a retreat I’ve been asked to speak at in early Spring. One book I’ve purchased and have been reading is… 753 more words

Christian Living

“Holiness is the sum of a million little things — the avoidance of little evils and little foibles, the setting aside of little bits of worldliness and little acts of compromise, the putting to death of little inconsistencies and little indiscretions, the attention to little duties and little dealings, the hard work of little self-denials and little self-restraints, the cultivation of little benevolences and little forbearances.

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What am I Living For?

What am I living for?

It’s a question I have been pondering for over a week now, and after eight days of examining my thoughts, actions, and desires, I think I am beginning to grasp the purpose that which is the underlying motivation for all that I do. 3,140 more words


Are you keeping yourself full on Christ?

This morning, I’m reminded …

That the cross of Christ was God coming down to bring us up. He comes down to us in our slavery to sin to free us from it. 197 more words

Christian Living

John Owen: What Is Sanctification?

Sanctification is an immediate work of the Spirit of God on the souls of believers, purifying and cleansing of their natures from the pollution and uncleanness of sin, renewing in them the image of God, and thereby enabling them, from a spiritual and habitual principle of grace, to yield obedience unto God, according unto the tenor and terms of the new covenant, by virtue of the life and death of Jesus Christ. 52 more words