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If church has become one more subscription in your life’s inbox that doesn’t really have an impact on how you live your life, I’d like to say two things. 

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Inspiring Words on Jesus From John Calvin

John Calvin wrote the preface for his cousin's translation of the Bible from Hebrew and Greek into French. Here he enthuses on the benefits of Christ in a fashion not unlike a lover waxing eloquent on the wonders of the beloved.

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The Master Tailor

I may not want to face future trials, but looking back, I know they have refined me and shaped me for the better. . . just like the seam ripper's cutting edge.

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I Searched

As we search for God and focus on Him and His love for us, we find that the Apostle Paul’s words “…I no longer live, but Christ lives in me,” say it all.

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Letting Go

I wonder how many fake, cheap, worthless things I have been hanging on to that God wants to remove so He can fill my life with His good and perfect gifts.

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My Journey With PTSD

The lasting effects of any bullying are truly devastating. Yet, because of what I’ve been through, I’ve also learned God uses even the traumas of life for a higher purpose. 

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Grace Like Rain

Perhaps the idea of Jesus having already forgiven me is much preferred to the experience of actually being forgiven — the exposure, the helplessness, the realization of repentance that this free gift requires in order to be received. 

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Seriously, You’re the Greatest!

Scripture and the church have always taken a dim view of flattery also because it perpetuates the deadliest of the Seven Deadly Sins: pride. Flattery, in short, is deadly for the giver and the receiver.

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Furnace of Adversity

We watched as the master glass-blower took a shapeless, ordinary-looking piece of glass, subjected it to the intense heat of a fiery furnace, and transformed it into a beautiful work of art.

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The Caregiving Saint

Under stress, caregivers often let their needs slide. At times I feel overwhelmed and resentful, utterly exhausted physically and emotionally. The good news is that our love not only survived but grew deeper. 

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