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Pastor Rick continues to explain how God wants to strengthen your personality, not dampen it, so you can be the unique person he created you to be.

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Love God with Your Strength By Rick Warren - May 6, 2021

Jesus said the greatest commandment is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength” (Mark 12:30 NLT). As we’ve learned, God expects every one of us to … Continue reading Love God with Your Strength

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