Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

Waiting for Christmas – and Eternity

If you have a child or grandchild, you’re watching them count the days until Christmas with great excitement and anticipation. If you’re tired or lonely you may also be counting the days – but for a very different reason. Far beyond waiting for Christmas, waiting is part of our experience as followers of Jesus. And it’s not easy.

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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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