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No Other Way But Jesus

Jesus: The only name for salvation. How can I flex on that when God’s Word is clear and unbending?

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Rekindling Extinguished Hope

Where do I get my strength when it weakens and fails? How do I rekindle my hope after it goes out in me?

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When Faith Makes Sense

Here I sit at the kitchen table, the hum of fridge and furnace fans accompanying the high-pitched whine of self-diagnosed tinnitus. And I dare write about how faith-during-the-killer-storm makes sense. Then I have doubt-induced twinges of fear (aka faithlessness) at

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How Do I Get Courage?

Courage. How do I get it? The Bible says that David “encouraged himself in the Lord his God” (1 Samuel 30:6). I don’t know the specifics of how he did that, but maybe you and I could encourage ourselves in

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Faith That Simply Obeys Jesus

Once again, I am amazed at faith’s simple obedience and utter sufficiency. I typed that line and thought of this: “But without faith it is impossible to please him” (Hebrews 11:6). If I have faith that simply obeys Jesus, it

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Bewitched by Power

“Could such happen also to me? Do I entertain any cravings and nourish any fascinations that could likewise bewitch me and lead me astray? After all, I am no less human than Simon. Besides, we live in times of great

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Make sure these things are so: Examine the Scriptures (Acts 17:11). And above all, love God!