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Relational Health

Have you ever wondered why we are instructed to put the oxygen mask on ourselves before helping someone else? It is so we can be a healing agent to others. That is what the church does. That is what we do in our area and all over the world, we reach out to people. We […]

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Physical Health

We mentioned in the past and touched on it briefly that if you are a Christ follower, your body is actually God’s house. God literally lives in you through His spirit and He says your body is not your own. I bought it with a price, my blood shed on the cross, so you are […]

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Spiritual Health

If you are spiritually healthy, you will grow strong and deep spiritually.  How do you become spiritually healthy?  Well, Psalm 1 tells us: “Blessed is the man (and by the way, the word blessed in Hebrew literally means oh how very happy) oh how very happy is the man who does not walk in the […]

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Divine Connection

The Christian lifestyle is not just a matter of believing.  It is a matter of belonging. God wants you not only to believe in Him but to belong to His family, to be connected. I would say one of the greatest commitments you can make is to a local church family. God gives you certain […]

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A New Dominant Life Priority

Everyone has a dominant life priority. For some people it is making money, so when they choose between two jobs they will choose the job that makes the most money. For some people their dominant life priority is education, so their decisions will be based on education. For other people it is having fun, so […]

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New Thought Patterns

But, you also need some new thought patterns. Romans 12:2, the first part says: “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind ….” It is not enough to have a new motivation to change. It is not enough to have a divine power […]

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Internal Motivation

In the Hebrew mindset, the body, the soul, and the mind were all intertwined. The relational part of your life, the intellectual part of your life, the spiritual part of your life, and the physical part of your life all work together. So when he says, give your bodies to God, he is saying give […]

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Soar Above The World

Jesus Christ stood on a hillside next to the Sea of Galilee and preached the greatest message of all time. We call it the Sermon on the Mount, and the most famous part of the Sermon on the Mount is The Beatitudes. In The Beatitudes, Jesus torpedoed the lies that our culture feeds us about […]

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Something Out of Nothing

In my devotional time a while back, I was reading the story of creation in Genesis, Chapter 1. As I was journaling about it, God really impressed upon me that the same process that God used to create the world is the same creative process He wants to use in my life to create a […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 30

Church: The Hope Of The World Scripture to meditate on: “In his name the nations will put their hope.” (Matthew 12:21) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith of Your Own by Ryan and Josh Shook. When we set out to discover our own firsthand faith, we were disillusioned with church. […]

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