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Cure for the Soul (second in a series)

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.  (Romans 6:23)  Last week I began this series on inner-healing prayer by writing about the crisis that occurs in the soul when the … Continue reading

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Cure for the Soul (first in a series)

However, there are plenty of Christians today who profess faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior, who faithfully attend worship services and Bible studies, who may even serve in leadership roles in their church, but what they profess with their lips does not always square with how they conduct their lives. Some may be stuck in patterns of destructive behavior, such as substance abuse, infidelity or financial impropriety – and they are at a lossto explain why their faith doesn’t have greater influence over their actions. Others may be riddled with fear or guilt or anger – and they don’t understand why what they believe seems not to make any difference in how they feel. In the lives of a surprising number of Christians today there exists a disconnect between what the lips profess and what the heart believes to be true. Continue reading

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