Posts in Studying the Bible
Be More than a Learner

We can spend our whole lives on a pew, listening, paying attention, studying the Word faithfully. But unless we are actually doing the things we are told we should be doing, we can’t really call ourselves disciples.

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The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is...

Fear is sneaky. It’s an emotion that, if not dealt with correctly, can bring about some of the worst consequences in our lives. Come give this blog a quick read to learn how fear can disarm you before you know what’s hit you. And then learn how to stand your ground!

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Doubting Your Fears

I used to be crippled by fear. Having been a fearful child, and then having been abused, threatened and stalked as a young adult, my filter saw everything through a lens of fear. But then a series of events began to expose the true nature of fear!

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Yesterday’s Manna

How effective do you desire to be in your daily work? Whatever field we are in, our work has eternal value. How can we make sure we are having the impact the Lord intends us to have?

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What we Learn through Jeremiah's Complaints

With all my deep feelings, I relate well to Jeremiah, the Old Testament prophet who is often saddled with the moniker, “The Weeping Prophet.” Here’s what I’ve learned by studying his six pain-filled and personal complaints.

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What I Need in the Moment of Rejection

I had studied and learned, but my reaction to a fresh rejection proved that I had only acquired knowledge, not the strength that comes through applying that knowledge. How do I go from knowing the truth beforehand, to actually being able to tap into those truths in the moment of rejection when my emotions cloud over the truth?

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Confessions of a Speeder

Speeding is one of those things that we’ve all done at one time or another. And we don’t generally see much harm when everyone else is going much faster than we are. But the Lord showed me how we often fall into this trap in our spiritual lives too: Thinking that if we aren’t the worst offenders, there’s really no offense at all. How does God see this? Read the full blog post to see a different, perhaps unique, perspective.

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Peace on Earth

“Peace on Earth.” It’s a beautiful concept, but is it a bit idealistic? Have you looked around lately? There isn’t much peace in this world. And yet, this is the proclamation made by the angels to the shepherds that very first Christmas night. What can they be talking about and is it available now?

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When our Expectations Remain Unmet

Have you ever been all set up emotionally for God to come through, for that breakthrough you can see in your mind's eye to materialize, only to have what looked like the perfect opportunity evaporate before your eyes? Me too. And this is what I felt the Lord told me about those times.

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Daily Resurrection

As believers in Jesus Christ, we are called to new life. What a blessed privilege! And although the pathway to this new life is counter intuitive, it makes sense to us spiritually. Are we able to get past the hurdles that keep us stagnant in our old life and receive the offer of new life that Christ died to purchased?

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Purpose in Loneliness

Most people go through a season of loneliness. When we are in the midst of it, we can feel we are the only ones to ever feel the sting of isolation and the rejection we think it implies. Yet we are not alone and there is a purpose to the season. Exploring and learning from this season not only ushers us out of the season, it will develop Christ-likeness if we allow it.

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