Category Archives: Spiritual growth

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is involved in 4 primary ways at the moment of salvation. The Holy Spirit is involved in the life of every believer in at least 15 ways after salvation. The primary work of the Holy Spirit toward unbelievers is… Continue reading

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The beatitudes and the twelve steps

Connect the 8 beatitudes and other scriptures with the 12 step program Continue reading

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Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness (pt. 2)

If we are going to be consistent with the description in the Beatitudes, the person who does not demonstrate this hunger and thirst is either not a Christian at all or has accepted abnormality and mediocrity in his walk with God. Continue reading

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Not always Wonderful, Great, and Amazing

Have we created a Christian culture that encourages expectations of uninterrupted happiness? Are we comfortable with being uncomfortable? Can we accept the fact that it sometimes doesn’t feel good to be a Christian? Continue reading

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The life-giving power of God’s Spirit

The life giving power of God’s Spirit is effective only in those who… Continue reading

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Your mind is a battleground

This one is a little deeper. Please take the time to follow carefully what I am presenting. Continue reading

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A thorn in the flesh?

Three purposes of thorns of affliction and more… Continue reading

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God’s solution for destructive relationships

Is there a spiritual solution to destructive relationships? Continue reading

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Silence, Solitude, and Secrecy

Do we need renewed commitment to silence, solitude, and secrecy? Continue reading

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Who or what will be in control?

So much of life comes down to choices about who or what will be in control. Continue reading

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