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Who Am I Striving To Please?

Galatians 1:10: Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

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“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”  (Hebrews 13:16, NIV)

Of course, it is a sacrifice to do the right thing, because doing so means forsaking the privileges and benefits to which we feel entitled. 98 more words

When God’s Approval Isn’t

Background on GW

I have written before about the God’s Word (GW) translation. This includes my background as serving pastor of three different congregations that were test congregations for checking readability, oral comprehension, etc. 975 more words

Biblical Studies

“His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of the warrior; the Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.” (Psalm 147:10-11, NIV) 84 more words

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in God, whose word i praise,


There’s nothing more disheartening to a job seeker than to hear those unmagical words: “Sorry, you’re just not qualified…” Today’s devotional by Christine Caine puts the wind back in our sails as she reminds us that we won’t hear those words from God. 452 more words


Lie :: I'm not enough

It’s been going on for the majority of my life, this lie circling around in my head. It stirs up a lot of fear in me, sometimes to the point where I change the way I live and rob myself of the freedom of being myself. 558 more words