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Daily Scripture, 2/19/19

In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. 3 For the time will come when people will not put… Continue reading Daily Scripture, 2/19/19

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Are Some People Really Toxic?

According to Psychology Today, the way to deal with a difficult, aka "toxic" person, is to "limit your time with this person or end the relationship—and don’t look back." Is there someone in your life that you would like to be done with, and then never look back? You can find justification for this attitude… Continue reading Are Some People Really Toxic?

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Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Are you ever too hard on yourself? When confronted with our failures or weaknesses, we can feel like we're not good enough, not measuring up. I struggle with this sometimes, especially when I have been too harsh with my middle school students. Why can't I be more patient? When we're too hard on ourselves, we… Continue reading Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

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Incredible Worship

Those bad Pharisees! I can't believe how stubborn they were! I'm not like them! I'm A-OK! Now, those people at the church down the street, well ... We tend to see the faults in others before we see our own. Isn't that true? I'm pretty sure that's called pride. So as we examine what the… Continue reading Incredible Worship

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Do You Believe in Magic?

Does magic exist in the world today? Is all magic just an illusion? Or do some people really call upon demonic forces to experience the supernatural? God warns his people not to participate in such things, yet I fear that many Christians are not aware of the danger they put themselves in when they seek… Continue reading Do You Believe in Magic?

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How To Write a Better Blog

Set Goals! If you are satisfied with your writing style the way it is, that's ok! But if you want to keep growing as a writer you must set goals. I want to be a better blogger, so I need to be a better writer. I have 7 writing goals that I believe will make… Continue reading How To Write a Better Blog