Posts filed under: Spiritual Development

The issue of righteous in the life of the believer hinges completely on one of two concepts: either personal performance or grace. We can’t mix the two. They are totally different realities. And I must choose to invest my faith in one or the other (although we often try to live in a bit of......
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Working with leaders over the years, I have often remarked to them, “If you will reveal your thoughts to me, I will reveal your future to you.” “What you meditate on, you will become over time.” Our words are simple expressions of the thoughts of our heart. These thoughts are dictated and defined by our......
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More than nine out of ten Americans say that they believe in Heaven. Almost every culture has traditions and legends about it. Philosophers have imagined it, artists have painted it, poets have been inspired and written about it, each trying to provide a glimpse into its shadowy wonders.  The ancient Greeks thought of Heaven as......
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One of the great temptations in ministry is to become inwardly focused. Often, it’s not because of ego or pride, but sometimes simply the weight of the responsibility that we feel as ministers can become overwhelming, all consuming. Between advancing our vision and at the same time working desperately to keep people on the “merry-go-round”......
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Here are three astounding facts about God that change everything in our lives. Romans 1: 18-21 God Fact #1. God Wants To Be Known. God needs nothing outside of Himself to be God. He is self existent; He is God all by Himself. Our being, even the World existing does not make Him more God......
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