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Just another field worker in God's field.

A story of freedom from resentment

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Is it possible to carry deep resentment and be unaware of the power it holds over you? One woman learned the power of suppressed resentment fifteen years after a tragic accident.  The woman is currently living…

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When you feel like getting revenge

Seven responses when you feel like getting revenge.  Continue reading

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Meet the citizens of heaven

It might surprise some to meet the true citizens of heaven. Many religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said of them,  “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. ….You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are” (Matthew 23:14-15). Jesus said to these religious leaders, “religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said,  “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. …Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you” (Matthew 21:31). Continue reading

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How can I tell if someone is a true believer?

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Is it right to expect certain behaviors, attitudes and actions from people who profess to believe in Christ? Is believing more than holding correct thoughts about God and Jesus? “Jesus said to the people who believed…

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How does God want me to worship him?

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The encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman offers some of the most specific information about worship in Scripture. It gives us direct statements from the Lord Jesus Christ concerning the true worship of God. Jesus…

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Advantages of Christian counseling

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A medical doctor once expressed frustration to me about the number of times he diagnosed significant levels of anxiety or depression only to be told by a patient that her pastor or spiritual advisor warned her…

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Response from my readers requested

Feedback requested from you! What would you consider essential to a healthy upbringing? Continue reading

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