Fighting

When Desires become Sinful

James 4:1-3 “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?  You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.  You ask and do not…

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Our 20/20 Vision of the Faults of Others

Matthew 7:3  “Judge not, that you be not judged. 2For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 3Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? 4Or how can…

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He Opened Not His Mouth

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he opened not his mouth.  (Isaiah 53:7) Isaiah uses the phrase “he opened not his mouth” twice in this sentence, and I…

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You in Christ: A New Person for Good

Remember the promises of the “Body for Life” program?  O the long list of exercise programs and personal makeovers that indicate that they have the solution for creating a new, permanent you.   The good news is that in Christ, you already possess a new you.  2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he…

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