Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Bring up the topic of spiritual warfare and some people shout Hallelujah and begin praising God. Other people respond to the idea of warfare with anxiety or fear. When it comes to the practical every-day Christian life, can spiritual warfare be healthy?

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How the Holy Spirit Changes You

How the Holy Spirit Changes You

When did you first say Yes to Jesus? Last weekend in church? Years ago, when you were a child? When you were in the middle of a mess? So long ago you can’t remember NOT having said Yes to Jesus?

And more importantly, how are you different now?

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How to Avoid Both Cheap Grace and Legalism

How to Avoid Both Cheap Grace and Legalism

Does “Jesus loves you” mean you can get away with stuff? If not, who determines what’s OK and not OK? Does forgiveness mean you’re off the hook? Does behavior matter? We as humans, and as Christians, can easily fall into the ditch on either side of the holiness path. But there is a way to avoid both cheap grace and legalism.

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How to Keep Your Faith When Things are Bad

How to Keep Your Faith When Things are Bad

Jesus promised His followers two things: trouble – and peace. “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) So trouble should not be a surprise for any of us. Yet many believers struggle to keep your faith when things are bad.

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How Darkness Might Help You See Farther

How Darkness Might Help You See Farther

How long has it been since you walked outside at night in a dark place, and really looked up at the stars? The darker the night, the better. Telescopes that look at the night sky are as far from city lights as possible. And to truly see as far as possible, you have to go to the Hubble telescope – in the darkness of space! Yes, sometimes darkness might help you see farther.

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