Browsing All posts tagged under »Christ«

Conviction vs. Guilt: Is there a difference?

July 30, 2013

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Conviction and guilt often get placed into the same basket, along with shame. But do they belong together? I don’t think they do. Guilt is a method of control, no matter what form it may take. It is used by people to convince or drive people into doing, being, or saying what they think is […]

Guilt, Shame, and Panic: Are they justified?

March 7, 2013

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“How dangerous a master human emotion is!”  ― Watchman Nee We’ve all been there: you wake on Saturday after sleeping in a bit from a hard week at work. You wake up, grab some coffee, maybe spend some time with Jesus for awhile, and realize you have nothing to do for the day (or you just […]

A Statement of Our True Identity (and the flu of the church)

February 18, 2013

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“You aren’t, but I am.” If you have been a Christian for any length of time you may have felt the Lord saying this to you one way or another. Now, this is a very true statement, and I know for me, He has said it many times. He seems to say it to me […]

Narcotics and Religious Detox: A Comparison

November 8, 2011

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In March 2008 I was taken to a drug and alcohol treatment facility to detox from various narcotics and alcohol. I met the Lord for the first time in that facility. But it wasn’t until May 2008 that I finally answered His call, “Come, follow Me.” Quickly after devoting my life to my savior, my […]

Love’s Unity

November 4, 2010

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 I received an email from a friend today with this post that was written by Kathy Marie Huff. It’s beautiful. Enjoy. More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count […]

We are in the Land; We are in Christ!

October 21, 2010

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The Land of Canaan.  In the Bible this was a picture, or a shadow, of Christ. The Israelites had to cross the Jordan River to get into the Land (Josh. 3:14-17). The crossing over the Jordan was a picture and shadow of water baptism. After they had crossed the Jordan, they entered the land and possessed it. […]

Jesus is Getting Bigger

July 2, 2010

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If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time, you probably know that I have made some major changes in the way I’m “doing church”. In case you haven’t read this blog before, let me fill you in… I moved to Gainesville, Florida about 5 months ago to be part of a […]