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October 23, 2020
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The Shame of Religion 2

There’s a cure for the “hardening of the oughteries” – the grace of God. To […]
October 22, 2020
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The Shame of Religion

The Gospel isn’t about what you “ought to” do. It’s about what Jesus has already […]
October 21, 2020
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God’s Agent of Change

You can’t control people and you can’t make them change, but you can be used […]
October 20, 2020
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Wanting Someone to Change

It’s not wrong to want someone to change. If you love someone, you want him/her […]
October 19, 2020
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The Agony of Victory 2

God isn’t finished with you yet! After Elijah’s remarkable defeat of 450 prophets of Baal […]
October 16, 2020

The Agony of Victory

God has a journey for you still to take. Even if you’ve reached a great […]
October 15, 2020
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Scapegoat!

Jesus isn’t only the Lamb who takes away the sin of the world; He’s also […]
October 14, 2020
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Orphans and Heirs

In Christ, you’re no orphan. You’re an heir! Years ago, parishioners Ernie and Ginnie developed […]
October 13, 2020

Sweet Conviction

True, godly conviction is a sweet gift of liberty guiding you back to the Father. […]
October 12, 2020
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Shame vs. Conviction

When God corrects you, He doesn’t shame you; He draws you to His heart. Jesus’ […]
October 9, 2020
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Your Shame is Safe with God

God doesn’t expose your shame—He covers it. My spiritual father, Dudley Hall, in his shame-busting […]
October 8, 2020
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The Sting of the Hidden Hornet

You don’t have to let shame keep stinging you! I was young, serving my first […]
October 7, 2020
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A Rose for a Rose [Part 2]

If you have experienced dishonor and shame, you can forgive and you can be healed. […]
October 6, 2020
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A Rose for a Rose [Part 1]

Your wounds can be healed! Sometimes, when your offender hasn’t apologized, it’s healing to receive […]
October 5, 2020
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Breaking the Cycle

The cycle of shame is always, and only, broken by the Word of grace. In […]
July 7, 2020
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Daughters of Zelophehad

When you accept Christ, you become the beneficiary of more than forgiveness for your sins; […]