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  • Are Your Beliefs Preferences or Convictions?

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    Are Your Beliefs Preferences or Convictions?

    Many people have religious preferences, but God expects His people to have firmly held convictions. Are your beliefs convictions or preferences? The U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on religious... Read More

  • The Courage to Be Disliked

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    The Courage to Be Disliked

    Obeying God isn't always popular. The result—standing out and being disliked by others—can be hard. How can we have the courage to be disliked? God says through the apostle... Read More

  • Surround Yourself With Good People

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    Surround Yourself With Good People

    Whom do we allow to surround us? The people in our circles will have an effect on us. Will that impact be positive or negative? I have seen movies containing profanity since I was around 10... Read More

  • Meditate on These Things: “If There Is Anything Praiseworthy”

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    Meditate on These Things: “If There Is Anything Praiseworthy”

    The final meditation point Paul lists in Philippians 4:8 is things worthy of praise. What is praiseworthy? Why is this a fitting end to Paul’s list? As we come to the final blog post... Read More

  • Is It a Sin to Cuss?

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    Is It a Sin to Cuss?

    Bad language, or cussing, is very common in our world. Is cussing really something to avoid, or is it no big deal? What does the Bible say about cussing? As a boy, I remember my uncle... Read More

  • Meditate on These Things: “If There Is Any Virtue”

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    Meditate on These Things: “If There Is Any Virtue”

    The next meditation point in Philippians 4:8 is virtue. Virtue can be hard to find in a world full of selfishness and sin, but it is there and we must find it. By examining each meditation... Read More

  • How to Be a Better Christian

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    How to Be a Better Christian

    Do you consider yourself a mediocre Christian? Do you feel like your Christianity is more of a label than a way of life? How can you be a better Christian? “How can I become a better... Read More

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    Meditate on These Things: “Whatever Things Are of Good Report”

    The sixth point in Philippians 4:8 is to think on things “of good report.” We all love good news, but is there more to this than focusing on the positive? We are engulfed in a... Read More

  • Meditate on These Things: “Whatever Things Are Lovely”

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    Meditate on These Things: “Whatever Things Are Lovely”

    The fifth point in Philippians 4:8 is “things that are lovely.” How can we focus on things of beauty without being blind to all the ugliness in today’s world? The next... Read More

  • How to Think Positively When Depressed

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    How to Think Positively When Depressed

    We all experience bouts of depression at times—some of us more than others. Are there any strategies that can help us think more positively when we feel depressed? “Keep your... Read More

  • Meditate on These Things: “Whatever Things Are Pure”

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    Meditate on These Things: “Whatever Things Are Pure”

    The fourth meditation point in Philippians 4:8 is purity. How can we focus on purity when a Pandora’s box of impurity is constantly at our fingertips? In this series we have explored... Read More

  • Is It Wrong for a Man to Have Long Hair?

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    Is It Wrong for a Man to Have Long Hair?

    Throughout history, most men have worn their hair short. But is there a biblical reason for this? What does the Bible say about men having long hair? Men, let’s ask a simple question:... Read More

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