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Grumbling

Grumbling

We are world-class at some things, and grumbling is right up there at the top of the list. But we’re not the first, by a long shot. The word means to murmur. It’s the low growl of discontent.

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The Tragic Results of Jealousy

The Tragic Results of Jealousy

It’s a deadly disease. Jealousy has caused untold misery in relationships. We find it in families, churches, businesses, government. Wherever two people are, there is the possibility of jealousy.

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Thinking the Right Way

Thinking the Right Way

A. W. Tozer wrote, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” If we were to add a follow-up statement, it would be this: “What comes into our minds when we think about ourselves is the second most important thing about us.”

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Moving from Fear to Faith

Moving from Fear to Faith

I awoke in fear this morning. So much ahead, so much at stake at our church. As a leader, if you are going to worry, the places where the greatest FAITH is needed are always the places where the greatest FEAR is a possibility. And it was all over me this morning. I didn’t invite it in, I just woke up to fears swarming like a hornets’ nest in my mind.

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Thinking the Right Way

A Whip or a Cross?

Jesus was furious when He found that moneychangers had desecrated the temple, and He reacted swiftly and severely: “Making a whip of cords, he drove them all out” (John 2:15 ESV). The scene appeals to us. Evil motives were exposed, evildoers were punished. Good triumphed. Wickedness fled. Order restored.

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How Will You Face Death?

How Will You Face Death?

Some rarely think about it. Others fear it and fight against it. But there are those happy people on this earth who have come to view their eventual death with a holy reverence, happy anticipation, and settled joy.

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Firefall Again

Firefall Again

Beginning in 1872 and continuing for almost 100 years, every summer, people would thrill to the sight of the Yosemite Firefall. Each night, someone would build a fire at the top of Glacier Point and then push all the embers over the cliff as people below shouted, “Let the fire fall!”

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