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The Belt of Truth

“Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth,” (Ephesians 6:14a)

What is the Belt of Truth?

The word girded comes from the word gird, meaning “to encircle or bind with a flexible band (as a belt);  to make fast (as a sword by a belt or clothing with a cord)” ( 1,415 more words


Redouble Your Efforts

Somewhat skeptical of his son’s new found determination to become Charles Atlas, the father nevertheless followed the teenager over to the weight-lifting department, admiring a set of weights. 740 more words


The Armor of God + Resisting the Devil

This post is the preface to my series about the full armor of God.

Resisting the devil is a constant, 24/7, never-ending spiritual fight. We have to protect ourselves against the many different strategies the devil uses because he’s constantly seeking to tear us away from God. 1,055 more words


To the Work

This was originally posted on February 8, 2014 and has been slightly updated. Ability + Opportunity = Responsibility

Over the past couple of years I’ve heard this phrase used several times in reference to teaching others about the gospel of Christ. 1,302 more words


Small Minds Discuss People

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt 

I’ve always liked the entirety of this quote because it shows a certain level of social maturity that’s very desirable, but today I want to focus on one portion: small minds discuss people.

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Reading Your Bible For Profit

The Bible is a guide for your soul, so it’s meant to be studied, not skimmed. How you read your Bible is as important as actually reading the Bible. 700 more words


A Little Exercise 

Personal responsibility is the foundation of the 12 Steps. In what way does each Step foster the development of our personal responsibility?

(Feel free to list your ideas in the comments if you want to share them.)