Category Archives: Control Your Thoughts

Perseverance Over Immediacy

Paul was cautioning us when he wrote: Don’t burn out; keep yourselves fueled and aflame. Be alert servants of the Master, cheerfully expectant. Don’t quit in hard times; pray all the harder. Help needy Christians; be inventive in hospitality (Romans … Continue reading

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Our Self-Realization

I was again considering Psalm 19, so, I want you to take a minute to read these words carefully and prayerfully:

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Whoa! Hold Back and Relax

I love it when the Spirit of God interrupts plans that we made. I say that because He is a whole bunch smarter than I am and knows what you need to hear. Better explain what happened this morning. I … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Compromise and Carnality

I read an article from Shane Idleman that was so profound, so insightful; I had to share it with you. Idleman entitled the article, “Why Are Christian Women Watching ‘Fifty Shades Darker’?” Which is the sequel to “Fifty Shades of … Continue reading

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Here are some thoughts . . .

Here is a message I wrote many years ago. I originally posted this elsewhere, but I just found it again. I realized that it is as pertinent today, as it was 15 or 20 years ago. What I saw at … Continue reading

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Overcoming Our Distractions

You know sometimes we get all flustered and overwhelmed with our faith, but if you think of it, we are only responsible for two things, two purposes, in our lives — first, we are called to live passionately for our … Continue reading

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The Words We Speak?

Do you remember the annual show we get to watch during Christmas? “Christmas Story,” right? I love to watch it every year! Especially, the scene where Ralphie sells his friend Schwartz down the river to protect his old man, when … Continue reading

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