The “Brave New World” of the 21st Century requires a “Brave New Discipleship” strategy.

Why Doesn’t God Make Life Easier for Us?

Posted on: September 27, 2016

  WE CAN DEMONSTRATE THE SINCERITY OF OUR LOVE FOR GOD BY CONTINUING TO SERVE HIM EVEN WHILE LIVING A DIFFICULT LIFE A wealthy person doesn’t want someone to marry them just because they are rich. They want the other person to marry them because the other person truly loves them. Then, if someone loves…

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How Can We Earn Our Greatest Reward?

Posted on: September 20, 2016

GOD PROMISES TO REWARD THOSE WHO EARNESTLY SEEK HIM! A number of years ago a friend of mine asked his pre-teen son if he would rather receive hundred dollars a day for a month, or receive a penny on the first day of the month, and then have that amount doubled every day for 30…

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What Makes God Better Than a Mad Scientist?

Posted on: September 13, 2016

GOD RISES ABOVE THE LEVEL OF A MAD SCIENTIST BECAUSE OF HIS GOODNESS This week we’re going to take another look at the theme of “coping with trials”. In addition to understanding the temporal benefits and the eternal rewards of trials, it helps me cope with trials to have an accurate concept of God. When we,…

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My Three Most Helpful Verses for Coping With Trials: Part 3

Posted on: September 06, 2016

IT IS NOT ENOUGH TO KNOW HELPFUL VERSES; WE MUST MENTALLY REHEARSE THEM OFTEN ENOUGH FOR THEM TO TRANSFORM US. This week’s blog is the third and final post in the series on My Three Most Helpful Verses for Coping With Trials. In the first week, I made the point that the road to transformation…

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