Category Archives: Wisdom

What does postmodern mean?

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
We live in a postmodern world. Or, so we’re told. What does this mean? Postmodern is a word used to describe changes in way people think — especially the way they view truth and reality. Understanding post-modernity…

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14 Spiritual Disciplines

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Seven Disciplines of Abstinence — Letting go — (I Peter 2:11- putting off) Solitude – Spending time alone with God. In our incredibly busy times, we need to prioritize alone time in the audience of One. This is indispensable to spiritual…

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Are you a social cannibal?

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Some people enjoy bad news about others. They enjoy bits of gossip and slander. You might want to keep your distance from people like this.  These are people who give you a feeling that they wouldn’t…

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True followers of Christ

Consider how eight blessings (which we call beatitudes) present in a logical, interrelated sequence the character qualities of normal Christianity.  Continue reading

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Blessed are the persecuted?


Here are people declared by our Lord to be “blessed” when they are insulted, persecuted and falsely maligned with all kinds of evil against them. How unusual for them to be commanded to, “Rejoice and be glad!”
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10 truths about God

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–The answer will not help the man who has lost the question.  For many people, God seems to be increasingly irrelevant to the pressing concerns of this life. Life on the horizontal level so often distracts…

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Amazing Grace

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