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Month: October 2017

Episode 01: There’s No Promised Land Without the Wilderness

Episode 01: There’s No Promised Land Without the Wilderness

“And the people quarreled with Moses and said, “Would that we had perished when our brothers perished before the LORD! Why have you brought the assembly of the LORD into this wilderness, that we should die here, both we and our cattle? And why have you made us come up out of Egypt to bring us to this evil place? It is no place for grain or figs or vines or pomegranates, and there is no water to drink.”” ~…

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Do you want to be conformed or transformed?

Do you want to be conformed or transformed?

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect will.” ~ Romans 12:2 (ESV) Do you want to be conformed or transformed? That’s the question that God is posing to you in this passage from Romans. I remember when I was a teenager, I thought conformity was for losers. It was cool to be “anti-conformity”,…

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How Change Really Happens

How Change Really Happens

“I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” ~ John 15:5 (ESV) Most of us believe that we if we try hard enough, we can change. Just start a new habit, be really intentional, set a schedule–try, try, try.–and if we do it hard enough, we’ll change ourselves. Most New Year’s resolutions, while good-intentioned, are made out…

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