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Never Grow Up

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When you give a child a gift, they take it with great anticipation. But when you give a gift to an adult, they take it with skepticism and an obligation to return the favor. What happens to us?...

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Fruit of The Lips: Peace

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Peace is an incredibly frequent word in the scriptures. Often times, our English word (peace) does not quite match the force of a word like shalom– which not only gives the impression of the absence of trouble, but the presence of blessing and reconciliation, especially with God. ...

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The Fruit of The Lips: Joy

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We glorify the Father by bearing the fruits of love and joy. Or, maybe more accurately, we glorify the Father by bearing the fruit of love in our joy....

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The Fruit of The Lips: Love

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Today, we will be looking at how to glorify God by speaking in Love. ...

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The Fruit of The Lips

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Whatever is right at the brim is what spills out when you are shaken. It is what is abundant in the heart that makes its way out into your speech....

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A Brute's Strength

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A man in the grip of lust cannot see that he is pouring gasoline on his house, his family, and his very life–his only perspective is to play with the match in the red dress....

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Loved by The Father

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In this exchange, all is right with the cosmos. ...

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But Amnon Had A Friend

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“Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”” (1 Corinthians 15:33, ESV) ...

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Past Reason Hated

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This is the moment of clarity in the madness. The moment when Satan switches from bedazzling trickster to accurate taunter. ...

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Off-Limits

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As all who find once they bite, lust is hollow, poisonous, and fatal–a chocolate covered razor blade...

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