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Light in the Valley of the Shadow of Death (part twenty-two)

“You keep her in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because she trusts in you.  Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.  (Isaiah 26:3-4, ESV) I was told to expect that the … Continue reading

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Losing Control (tenth in a series)

The strange thing about Christianity is that some people will think it odd, or even dangerous, if you do exactly what Jesus instructed his disciples to do and follow him as your Lord and Savior. As I wrote two weeks ago in my post, some Christians think of their faith as something they add on to their life; it does not remake and reorder their priorities or utterly transform their way of thinking and living. Faith in Jesus is something they have or hold, like an opinion or a hobby. It’s a part of their life, but it does not define their entire life; it does not shape every thought and action. Continue reading

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