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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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Desires or Wants Fit Into 3 Categories

Desires or Wants Fit Into 3 Categories

Our desires or wants tend to fit into the wrong category. Actually, Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden parallels what happens with our desires or wants far too often. As you know, you are the problem, not Satan. Now, that is not trying to say that Satan isn’t a problem for us, he […]

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Opinion Can Drive Assertive LIES!

Assertive Opinion

The desire to know, when you actually don’t, is a powerful force in all of us. Peter Scholtes provides some research and observation in his book, The Leader’s Handbook, about opinion.  What is so interesting about his research is it was conducted in the business arena, specifically manufacturing where measurable data is available.“…as His divine power […]

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