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A Cure for Complaining

While wading through a whole bunch of paperwork this morning this wonderful sheet was uncovered.  There’s no source as to where it came from but seemed worth re-typing and sharing.  Here you go! Complaining is unbecoming of the true Christian and yet we are proficient at it.  The cure is found in these verses.  In … Continue reading

10 Questions to Ask Before Watching a Movie

The Dark Knight Rises released today and given the level of excitement and anticipation over this third instalment in the newest Batman series, it seemed good to put together a list of questions to ask ourselves before we watch any movie.  Hopefully these are helpful to you in discerning what we as Christians should and … Continue reading

Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards III

Here is the next instalment of Jonathan Edwards’ resolutions.  These all have to deal with character.  Notice the references to self-control in the areas of eating and drinking.  If we re-learn self-control in these areas (since we eat and drink every day) we would exercise the self-control muscles well for other areas of life! 8. … Continue reading

Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards

Pastor Greg mentioned this pastor on Sunday durning his message.  For the next little while you can read selections of his resolutions that were written when he was in his 20’s.  Yes, his 20’s.  Desiring God has helpfully categorized them, and although the order of them is a little out of sync we’ll follow the … Continue reading

What Guys Think About Modesty by C.J. Mahaney – YouTube

What Guys Think About Modesty by C.J. Mahaney – YouTube.  As we move into weather when we see more flesh than dress you will appreciate this short video. It was sent through by a young couple following a discussion they had about how girls dress in the summer. There is much in here for both … Continue reading

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games – Desiring God

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games – Desiring God. – This is a powerful, truth packed article.  If you are a man, read it.  If you are a young man, read it.  If you have a son or grandson who is a young man, you should … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part IV

Hopefully something’s leaped out at you these past few days as we’ve looked at some lies we so easily believe.  To put it simply: the Christian life is nothing more than replacing the lies of Satan with the truth of God.  Which lies are you believing and will you bring the truth of God’s Word … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part III

If you’ve been tracking the last couple of days we’ve been looking at 20 normal sounding arguments we’ve maybe convinced ourselves are true but in reality come from the pit.  If you need to catch up you can read Part I here and Part II here.  If, as you read any of these, you sense … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part II

For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh.  For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.  We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ … Continue reading

Satan’s Lies in Plain Clothes – Part I

The best way to infiltrate anything is to get someone on the inside, secretly, quietly, covertly.  Whether it’s law enforcement seeking to bring down a crime ring or covert operations attempting to tear down a regime someone needs to be planted within.  And the only way to get someone on the inside is to make … Continue reading