Stop, Drop, and Roll

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Most of us were taught as children that if we ever caught on fire we shouldn’t panic and run, but stop running, drop to the ground, and roll out the fire.  That’s a teaching we can also apply to dealing with the fire of emotions in our lives. Emotions have been created by our loving heavenly Father as indicators of … Read More

How to Love Another by Listening

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Are you one of those people, who when circumstances become difficult and painful, you think and think until you figure it all out and then you might speak?  Maybe you are the opposite, when something is trying on your soul you just have to talk out loud and have someone process with you?  I don’t know if this is true … Read More

3 Evidences of a Changed Heart

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We can all struggle to know what true repentance from sin looks like.  2 Corinthians 7:10 identifies two types of sorrow.  If we are truly convicted of our sin by the Holy Spirit, we will be grieved by our past actions to the point of doing everything we can to fight against sin.  On the other hand, worldly sorrow means … Read More

Is it Time to Wise Up?

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We can tend to think that wisdom comes from putting information or knowledge into our brains.  Jesus taught that wisdom is actual obedience or action.  To illustrate this point, Jesus taught his followers about the wise man and the foolish man in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 7:24-27).   The story is about two men who built homes, heard … Read More