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A few days ago, Alean and I were driving into town to purchase a couple of items needed to complete Christmas gifts for the grandchildren. As we made the drive, our conversation veered into a discussion of those times we speak truth, but do so in damaging ways. In such situations the content of our…

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Years ago, I came to the conclusion that I have only two types of relationships with other people. There are those who are in the body of Christ, and I fellowship with them on that basis, encouraging and exhorting as appropriate. Then there are those who are not in the body of Christ, and I…

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Before crossing the Jordan River to take the land that God promised to his people, God spoke to Joshua in order to embolden him for the task that lie ahead. Moses had died, and Joshua was now the leader of the sons of Israel. God even goes so far as to say to Joshua: “Just…

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There is, within Christendom, a believer’s mindset that seems to be afflicted with what I call, “Worm Syndrome.” In this group of believers, we find those who feel compelled to view themselves as failures, unworthy, burdened with sin, those who would say with the Psalmist, “But I am a worm and not a man, scorned…

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