Category Archives: Passion

Hunility exalts the heart

God’s kingdom is always ready to challenge the desires that preoccupy everyone (Matthew 6:32). God is always calling us away from lesser desires to draw us to more noble and lasting passions. Continue reading

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Inexplicable mercy

How could God have any adequate reason for offering mercy to sinners like me? I cry out “God be merciful to me the sinner” but I know that there is nothing in me that deserves mercy. Continue reading

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Will you answer the call?

Heaven on earth? Yes! While we long for heaven itself, we pursue heaven like realities on earth! God is honored, worshipped and obeyed in heaven. Let this be done on earth as it is in heaven! Stay on mission through disciplined and passionate prayer – focused on the highest possible concerns available to humanity. Continue reading

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You made us for yourself

Discover the source of life, meaning, joy and eternity! Continue reading

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Generation 268

“Meaning is not a luxury for us. It is a kind of spiritual oxygen that enables our souls to live.”

3 necessities for living a fulfilled life Continue reading

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Living on Mission

Eight Identity Markers and Callings of Christ Followers “Missions is an authorized activity carried out by the tenants on the instructions of the owner of the property” (by Christopher Wright,). Salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13) Light of the world (Matthew … Continue reading

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A great danger for those called of God

If you teach Scripture, reflect on this good word of caution from Gordon Fee:
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What should you do with your life?

Can a line be traced from your life to the fame of God’s Name, the coming of God’s Kingdom and the doing of God’s Will — on earth as it is in heaven? Are you  pursuing business? Good! Athletics? Good! Marriage and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Way to Live

If you don’t like the life you’re living, allow me to point you to “the most excellent way” (I Corinthians 12:31). If you want to leave mediocrity and complacency behind to pursue a transformed life, faith and hope are important … Continue reading

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Differences between men and women

Why is sex a primary source of conflict in marriage? Continue reading

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