How to “Forget the Past” When it Haunts You

How to “Forget the Past” When it Haunts You

You’ve messed up. Perhaps you’ve messed up a lot over a long period of time. You’d like things to be different, but it feels pretty hopeless. Why should you even try? You feel tainted, like you’re one of “those” people now, and it will always be that way. “Well, I’ve done it before so I might as well do it again.” How can you forget the past when it so haunts you?

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What Makes God Angry: It’s Not What You Think

What Makes God Angry: It’s Not What You Think

I’ve sensed God’s anger. And it’s one of the most empowering, refreshing, encouraging parts of my recent walk with God. It means He cares, and is doing something about it. This is a profound difference from how most people usually think of God’s “wrath.” But to get this, it’s important to understand what makes God angry. And it’s not what you think.

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When You’ve Been Harmed in the Name of God

When You’ve Been Harmed in the Name of God

It’s not just a salacious news article or one more statistic when it’s happened to you. When “God” is used to manipulate, shame, control, wound, and exploit, the damage to your soul is deep and long-lasting. What do you do when you’ve been harmed in the name of God?

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Hiding and Intimacy: They Cannot Coexist

Hiding and Intimacy: They Cannot Coexist

Are you aware of how you are hiding? You are hiding, you know, whether you think you are or not. That is, unless you’ve found complete and total transformation in Jesus and are fully formed in His image. Otherwise, you’re hiding. Hiding and intimacy cannot coexist. And you need intimacy. So it’s time to stop hiding. But how do you do that?

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