The Transformation of the Kingdom of God

The Transformation of the Kingdom of God

When I hear my grandchildren recite the Lord’s Prayer I still sometimes get a little emotional. They don’t yet fully understand what they’re praying, but they say it with gusto: “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven.” What are we praying for when we follow Jesus’ direction to pray for God’s kingdom to come to earth? Is that prayer ever answered? What kind of transformation does the kingdom of God bring?

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Is Sex a Need?

Is Sex a Need?

Oh my, we’re getting touchy! Perhaps even asking that question feels like sandpaper in the most sensitive parts of you. You’d like to scream, “You’re messing in my business. Of course I need sex!” But let’s pause and look at this from a Biblical worldview. Not a post-modern worldview, not a Victorian worldview, but a Biblical worldview. Is sex a need?

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Break the Fake: Finding Real Life

Break the Fake: Finding Real Life

Jesus didn’t come to revise the list of do’s and don’ts that would get you into heaven; He came to bring you LIFE! How often we get that mixed up. We end up fighting about what’s on the sin list when we should be all about embracing His kind of life and helping others experience it too. We settle for such ineffective substitutes. So when you look at your own behavior, are you finding real life?

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Is Your Marriage Beyond Repair?

Is Your Marriage Beyond Repair?

How bad is bad enough? How long do you need to “put up with” seriously destructive behavior from your spouse? Is your marriage beyond repair?

God hates divorce not because of some heavenly hierarchy of sins, but because it hurts His children.

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