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Discipleship

Discipleship, Inspiration

The Greatest Man Ever Born

In taking a fresh look at John the Baptist, I am impressed at the extent of the revelations that had been given to him. His message, for starters, was the very launching pad for the gospel of Jesus, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand” (Mt.3:2; 4:17).

 

He saw the deep flaws of the Jewish system that had replaced the simple faith of Abraham, and he boldly called out the power brokers of that system: the Pharisees and Sadducees.

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Watching for Divine Appointments

I confess that I am addicted to those magical moments when God sovereignly orchestrates it so that I “accidentally” bump into someone He wants me to meet, to get to know, to help, or to lead to Christ. He has a reason, and somehow He entrusts you and me to partner with Him. Divine appointments.

Jesus Himself lived this way every day, all the time. He said, “The Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner” (John 5:19).

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The Path to a Healthy Marriage

Question: What is the best thing you can bring to your marriage?

Answer: A healthy you!

Marriage “issues” (otherwise known as problems) basically arise from our lack of emotional and spiritual health. And FYI, no one just gets healthy and stays there. Becoming healthy is an ongoing process called life. The thing about marriage is that it is designed to reveal and resolve the unhealthy parts of our soul. Why is this?

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