Tag Archives: sin

Do we care about having our sins forgiven?
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During a time of his ministry where Jesus was actively healing lots of people, a paralytic was brought in. Of course, the expectation is that Jesus will heal the man and he will walk again. But what Jesus says catches … Continue reading

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Daily Commitment is Important
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It’s November! For most people it means getting out the Christmas decorations, planning road trips, and stuffing turkeys. For me it means I have to write. A LOT! November is the National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. It’s a crazy … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough to Talk to God
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Have you ever felt like you couldn’t pray or help someone out spiritually because you’re not living as spiritually as you think you should? I recently overheard a conversation where one person confessed that he doesn’t pray anymore because He … Continue reading

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The Silliness of Hiding from God
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A few months ago, I started something new in my family: budgeting. I know, the dreaded “B” word, one that I tried for so long to avoid. Assigning every dollar a job and keeping track of every dollar spent has been … Continue reading

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My Apology to you, lessons from Jonah
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Over the past several months God has put a lot of messages on my heart to write about and share on ETM. But sadly, I have been too busy or distracted to write them. I mean, it’s not really a big … Continue reading

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Lust, a Looney Tunes Worthy Trap
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Who remembers watching the old Bugs Bunny cartoons where the bad guy would always fall down the really obvious trap door? I got to thinking – that’s kinda what Solomon was talking about in Proverbs 5 & 7. Lust is … Continue reading

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Would we do more, if following Jesus wasn’t so easy?
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This morning while reading the Bible I came across the story of Naaman, a commander of an army who also had leprosy.  He does what any of us would probably do when facing such a severe disease, he turned to … Continue reading

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Fanning the Flames of Passion for God
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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldThe previous article in this series on Neglecting our Mission Field talked about how we are ignoring our mission field and focusing on entertaining ourselves and living … Continue reading

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When we do not love God
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This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the past few articles I talked about how we have neglected our primary mission field because we have turned our mission field into a comfortable home that we … Continue reading

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Blending in with the culture
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This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission Field

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Neglecting our Mission FieldIn the previous articles in this series we talked about why we do not view where we live with the same focus and intensity as we do … Continue reading

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