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Bringing Home the Faith (nineteenth installment)

Can you see from the result of these temptations that Jesus was truly happy? He felt totally secure in his Father’s love and care. He didn’t need to prove anything. He trusted in God to provide what he needed most and fear had no hold on his life. He was truly happy because he had completely turned his life over to his Father. In the same way, turning our lives over to Jesus is the only way we can find lasting happiness. Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Faith (eighteenth installment)

However, if you are thinking at this point that allowing Jesus to be Lord of your life does not seem like a very pleasant way to live, I understand. It does sound, at first, as though you will stop being “you”; that your friends will start to think you’re strange and you won’t have fun anymore. But that’s just not true. Only when you give Jesus complete control of your life can you begin truly to become the delightful, kind-hearted, and contented guy you were meant to be. This is the only way you’ll ever find real happiness in life. Continue reading

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