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The Poisonous Nature of Self-Dependence, and its sister, People-Pleasing

The sun beat down on my face as I stormed off down the sidewalk. I fought the desire to throw up at noticing the irony of carrying my Bible in my arm while also carrying so much hate in my heart. 1,914 more words

All Desires Are Not Created Equal

Don’t think ill of me. I have a problem wanting what I want when I want it, and sometimes like a spoiled child I whine about it when I don’t get it. 1,233 more words

Conflicting Natures

“For we know that the Law is spiritual, but I am of flesh, sold into bondage to sin.  For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate. 

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The following conversation started based on this statement–The term “die to self” is not found in the Bible. Those who have received Christ have already died and have received a new heart that is free from sin. 1,465 more words

Biblical Insight

In the morning let us prepare for the new day with the words of the New Testament and in the evening let us reflect on how God moves in the lives of his people. 71 more words


An Open Letter to "Anonymous"

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 4,640 more words

The Dust of the Earth - Fruitless Endeavors and Fruitful Encounters

Once again, I promise that this is not intentional, we have reached the end of another five-part series. I have really enjoyed putting this together and am incredibly grateful to God for giving me the words to express these thoughts tangibly, as opposed to just being lost scribblings in my highly unorganized mind. 1,559 more words

Matthew 13