Monthly Archives December 2014

The reality of dreams

The reality of dreams

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The chief aim of the Christian life…

The chief aim of the Christian life…

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Jesus Did NOT Come To Save Your Sins

Jesus Did NOT Come To Save Your Sins

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I used to know it all. I used to have it all figured out. I had answers for almost everything – including backup answers in case my first answer was insufficient. My “life-verse” was first Peter 3:15, which served as my motivation to “always be prepared to give an answer.” I used to be obsessed with knowledge. In fact, at times ...

I think we give too much credit to the devil

I think we give too much credit to the devil

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Paradoxes are not flaws…

Paradoxes are not flaws…

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...they are a part of nature. They serve to remind us how complex reality is. But even more, they serve to remind us of our place in this vast cosmos. Therefore, when we endeavor into any aspect of our world we should do so with utter humility constantly reminding ourselves of where we stand in proportion to this vast expanse ...