Category Archives: Spiritual transformation

Is grace transforming? 

Mercy is not effectively received unless it is shown, for God’s mercy transforms. If God’s mercy does not take root in the heart, it is not experienced. Forgiveness not shown is forgiveness not known. Continue reading

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Five-fold path to spiritual renewal

Five commands to help shake off spiritual indifference and hypocrisy.  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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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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What does Spirit-filled mean?

Is being Spirit-filled something God does for us or we do in obedience to Him? Continue reading

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True followers of Jesus identified

Soul searching before God would be wise if your experience and character lacks this description. Continue reading

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