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Deny Selfish Pleasures (and an excessive Christmas).

Deny selfish pleasures. Self-indulgence disgraces the Lord, for it was his self-sacrifice that gave you the promise of life. Self-indulgence also discourages other Christians who may be weak in their faith and looking to you as an encourager. Pursue what … Continue reading

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Until it Hurts

One of the things that perplexes me when I read the Bible is I often don’t know what to take literally or simply as an illustrative parable. Just recently while reading Luke I pondered the story of the rich ruler … Continue reading

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