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Awakening – Inspiration – Discipleship

Experience a refreshing word that will move you

along the path of GOD’S calling to a place of meaningful

engagement as a Christ Follower.

This Precarious Journey

I wonder . . . Can you look past my imperfections and see Christ in me? Can you look past my tendency to judge you by my own expectations and see Christ in me? Can you look past my Americanized...
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Stop Trying to Love Others

Loving others is the most difficult part of life. It’s also the part that matters most. It’s hard because my love is often decided by the way people respond, which means others control my love. However, the love of GOD...
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It Breaks the Chains

Love sets people free. When you love someone, you don’t try to control them through coercion or guilt or manipulation. That’s not love. That’s fear. Love is not a stone tied around a neck. Love is wings. If you are...
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This Lesson About Prayer I Don’t Like

Are you praying for something, perhaps a miracle, a healing or a release from bondage? Do you keep getting a big, fat “NO” from Heaven? It’s disappointing I know. The divine decline has often been a part of my faith...
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When the Quietness is Louder than the Noise

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of Christ guard your hearts. Philippians 4:7 It’s the peace of Christ that should be ruling and guarding your heart, not the peace of a good...
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The Prayer of Waiting

I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord, to turn to me and hear my cry.   I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord, to lift me out of the pit of despair.   I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord,...
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The Day Death Ran for Its Life

“Death swallowed by triumphant Life! Who got the last word, oh, Death? Oh, Death, who’s afraid of you now?” – 1 Corinthians 15:54-55, msg Jesus was a disruptive force. He was always upsetting the apple cart. He turned stuff upside...
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From The Garden to Good Friday

Betrayed Arrested Forsaken Tried Condemned Tortured Crucified   From a tree in a garden where we discovered evil, Darkness Shame Fear Lies Betrayal Guilt Death   More than their own suffering, it was also Your suffering Why, Oh GOD, would...
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The Parable of Marvin and the Mouse

Marvin was tired of his job. He was tired of getting up early, rushing all day and going home late at night. What did he get for his work? A paycheck. No one respected him and no one appreciated him....
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What J.D. Said to Emma About Marriage

It’s been 30 plus years since that fateful night I took my wife, Kim, on our first date. I picked her up in my Candy Apple Red Ford pickup and took her to the Sugar Bowl . . . in...
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