Power of Meditation

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The Bible mentions meditation 23 times; 19 of them appear in the Psalms. A man after God’s heart, David, knew the power of meditation. He wrote more about it than anyone else.  Jesus told us to abide in him as a branch abides in the vine (Reference John 15:1-8). We know that by abiding he did not mean to pray.  …

The Forceful Advance of the Kingdom

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“I assure you: Among those born of women no one greater than John the Baptist has appeared, but the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. 12From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence [or forcefully advancing], and the violent have been seizing it by force.” Matthew 11:11-12 …

The Power of a Growth Mindset

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As humans, we are constantly experiencing failure, it is unavoidable and part of life. From infancy we are taught to see failure as a bad thing. We are told that we should always strive as far away from failure as possible. This forms a toxic root in our lives that automatically acts out when experiencing failure. The growth mindset and …

Got Your Ears On?

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Why did Jesus go to such great lengths to disguise God’s truth in parables? Jesus could have given people straight information about God, but He chose to give many people only veiled truths. Why?  “That is why I speak to them in parables, because looking they do not see, and hearing they do not listen or understand.” Matthew 13:13 (CSB) …

Jesus Knew

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Before the Passover Festival, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end… 3 Jesus knew that the Father had given everything into his hands, that he had come from God, and that he was going back to God. …

Stressed

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Life is an unending kaleidoscope that moves at increasing speeds. As we grow in our lives new responsibilities pile on that can cause us to feel heavy and anxious. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines stress as; a force exerted when one body or body part presses on, pulls on, pushes against, or tends to compress or twist another body or body …

My Dearest Friend

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As Jimmy Evans often says, “the greatest needs in a man is respect, sex, friendship with his wife, and domestic support.” You might have read that in a book or heard it in a podcast a few times, but I want to remind you how truly invaluable it is on being a friend to your spouse. I want to express …

Becoming a Grateful Person

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I’m sure this is the 100th blogpost you came across about Gratitude, since Thanksgiving just happened a few weeks ago and we all had to stay true to the Holiday that focuses in giving thanks for everything you truly are blessed with. However,  being grateful shouldn’t be a once a year occurrence or the only time to really consider how much you should …

Breaking the Chains of Social Media

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As a part of this new generation we are saturated by Social Media. We base our standards and sometimes our expectations on Social Media. Media harms our Mental Health and pushes us a step back from God. Strongholds form from the impossible expectations placed on us by Social Media. I pray that these points allow you to find confidence in …

Rising Above the Negativity

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We live in an increasingly negative culture and it’s easy to be dragged down with all the discouraging and depressing events that flood our hearts and overwhelm our minds. As Christians we have to demonstrate the positive power of the Gospel in our lives. But how is this possible? How do we maintain a positive life and witness in the …

By the Grace of God

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We live everyday by the grace of God. We receive forgiveness according to the riches of God’s grace, grace drives our sanctification.¬† His grace transforms our desires, motivations, and behavior. “Grace is the love of God shown to the unlovely; the peace of God given to the restless; the undeserved favor of God.” God has placed it in my heart …

Why Bible?

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Through prayer we speak to God and through the Bible God speaks to us.¬† The Bible was given to us so that we can get to know God. When I first met Lana (my wife), she lived 3.5 hours from Tri-Cities, WA and we had to communicate through text. In just the first month of dating, I sent 9000 texts!¬† …