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Seeking Acceptance from Others?

Seeking Acceptance from Others

Where are you seeking acceptance and praise? Who do you hope will accept you? Who are you trying to please? A big obstacle to living in freedom is seeking the acceptance of others. An improper view or belief about acceptance hinders your freedom. – If you seek your praise, acceptance, and pleasure from man, you will […]

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Definition of a Great Relationship

Definition of a Great Relationship

Great relationships are probable when both parties have a similar, trustworthy, and valid definition of a great relationship. They must also consistently practice this definition.  This is what Robert Fritz states is the math of relationships – It takes two to say yes, and one to say no.  When both parties are saying “yes” there […]

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Satisfaction Is Fleeting Because of the Judgments

Satisfaction is fleeting

Your sin nature has a very short time frame for satisfaction – and, much of the problem comes from the judgments on men and women.  The primary desire of the sin nature is the same as Satan’s desire – all about ME! Your sin nature drives your energy to have a very narrow focus on what […]

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Lovers of Self Rather Than God

Lovers of Self

Paul starts a long list of bad behaviors in 2 Timothy 3 with this statement “… men will be lovers of self…” And, he concludes with this statement “…lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God…” The list is speaking about behaviors of people in the end times, which could be where we are now. The […]

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Free to Choose Bad Consequences

Free to Choose

Go back with me to the Garden of Eden. Remember when God told Adam that he was free to choose the fruit from all but one tree of the Garden. Adam was in a perfect environment with only ONE bad choice, but God said that he and Eve were free to choose to eat of […]

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You Can Know If Your Action Pleases God

You Can Know If It Pleases God

You might say, “God doesn’t provide details in His Word about the specific actions in my life, so how can I know if an action pleases God?” Or, a similar question is often asked, “How can I know if something is right or wrong, when God has not spoken about it in His Word?”But he […]

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