Tag Archives: SIN

Avoid Being a Distant Leader

2 Samuel 11:1-5 (NIV) 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joabout with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem. 2 One evening David … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Effective Prayer (Part 2)

In Part 1, we discussed several reasons why a prayer may seem to go unanswered.  The reasons discussed were wavering faith, wrong motives, conflict in relationships, lack of generosity, and indifference.   Psalm 17:1-6 (NIV) A prayer of David. 1 Hear … Continue reading

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The Original Sin of Social Media

Chances are, you’ve never heard of Pfeiffer syndrome.  It’s a rare genetic disorder that’s characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones in the skull.  This fusion prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head … Continue reading

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The Perfect Marriage is Yet to Come

Revelation 21:1-7 (NIV) 21 Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. 2 I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of … Continue reading

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Jesus is Our Rock

Malachi 3:6 (NIV) 6 “I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. People will sometimes say, “The only constant is change.”  Fortunately, this is not true.  There is One who never changes: Jesus Christ always remains the … Continue reading

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Focusing on God Can Help us Avoid Sin

2 Corinthians 3:12-18 (NIV) 12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. 13 We are not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face to prevent the Israelites from seeing the end of what was passing away. 14 But their minds … Continue reading

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Walk in the Light

John 8:12 (NIV) 12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” The word light is a metaphor that occurs … Continue reading

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