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Faith Is Lived in Christ

Faith Is Lived in Christ

Sometimes I wonder if we just believe to get to heaven. In that case, we see faith as an insurance policy. We repent and become forgiven citizens of heaven but then we go back to live like we always used to do. But that’s not what Jesus wants us to do, is it? Faith is lived in Christ. Not away from Christ. Faith is meant to be so much more than an insurance policy for the afterlife. [And I am…

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Exhaling Selfishness, Inhaling the Holy Spirit

Exhaling Selfishness, Inhaling the Holy Spirit

Before we can pray, “Lord, Thy Kingdom come,” we must be willing to pray, “My Kingdom go” says Alan Redpath. There really is no room for two kings in a kingdom. There is no room for two bosses in your heart, either. Someone must surrender. Those who think they can do it on their own end up obsessed with measuring their own moral muscle but never get around to exercising it in real life. Those who trust God’s action in…

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Surrender

Surrender

It’s Melodic Monday! Today’s song is 4Him‘s Surrender (Mark Harris & Brent Bourgeois). As we contemplate on the powerful message of the resurrection we might find ourselves struggling with surrendering ourselves to God. If God went through so much trouble to get us saved, shouldn’t we obey with a willing heart? 4Him gives us a boost what real surrender looks like: I could hold on to who I amAnd never let go and find your heartBut what would I gainMy…

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