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  • You’re Alive Because God Wants to Love You

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    A while back, a man came into my office and said, “I’m a Christian, but I don’t feel like I’m going anywhere in my spiritual growth. I’m kind of stuck in neutral.”

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  • How to Satisfy Your Spiritual Thirst

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    If you feel unsatisfied with your life and you want to live a fulfilled, meaningful life, you need to stop looking for satisfaction somewhere besides Jesus.

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  • Love in Action: Meeting the Needs of Others

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    The Bible says in John 19:28-29, “After this, Jesus knew that everything had been done. So that the Scripture would come true, he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ There was a jar full of vinegar there, so the soldiers soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a branch of a hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus’ mouth” (NCV).

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  • Five Ways to Pray God’s Purposes for Your Children

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    Jesus reflected the father heart of God when he prayed for the disciples. As a father or mother, you can pray that your children will focus on the five purposes of God.

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  • Spiritual Growth Must Be Intentional

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    Growth in the human soul requires a commitment to grow. A person must want to grow, decide to grow, and make an effort to grow.

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  • Becoming Like Jesus Is a Slow Process

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    Becoming like Christ is a long, slow process of growth. Spiritual maturity is neither instant nor automatic; it is a gradual, progressive development that will take the rest of your life.

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  • God’s Goal Is Your Character, Not Your Comfort

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    Many religions and New Age philosophies promote the old lie that we are divine or can become gods. Let me be absolutely clear: You will never become God or even a god. That prideful lie is Satan’s oldest temptation. Satan promised Adam and Eve that if they followed his advice, they would be “as gods” (Genesis 3:5 KJV).

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  • To Change How You Act, Change the Way You Think

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    Change requires new thinking. In order to change, we must learn the truth and start making good choices, but we also must change the way we think.

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  • Your Daily Bread

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    When Jesus says we’re to pray, “Give us this day our daily bread,” he’s talking about far more than just bread. In fact, the Bible tells us that bread represents four things.

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  • Your Pain Often Reveals God’s Purpose

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    Your pain often reveals God’s purpose for you. God never wastes a hurt! If you’ve gone through a hurt, he wants you to help other people going through a similar hurt. He wants you to share it. God can use the problems in your life to give you a ministry to others. In fact, the very thing you’re most ashamed of in your life and resent the most, could become your greatest ministry in helping other people.

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