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Is Divorce the Answer?

Is Divorce a Sin?

When in relationship pain, your thoughts can easily be “Just stop the pain!” Too often that means a lack of interest in God’s desire and His complete PERFECTION! Trying to get out of pain is a common theme when you hear the stories of broken marriage and families, because of divorce. And, unfortunately, when your relationship […]

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REAL Men Are Godly Examples

REAL Men

REAL men are very rare, because they are not only good (Godly) examples, they practice sound doctrine and sound speech. The Apostle Paul gives us all of this great information in Titus 2:1-8.Good ExampleAddressing Titus as a younger man, Paul tells him to be a “pattern”, an example “of good things.” Men, could God point […]

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ME Thoughts – Are They Always Bad?

ME Thoughts

Self-controlled or self-absorbed? Which one is it?! If you are sensitive at all to the Holy Spirit, you will know which. AND, my speculation is 95% or more of the time, ME thoughts about are self-absorbed. (That’s based on personal experience and I admit that I am probably more self-absorbed than you.) The simple rule then, […]

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REAL Men and Women

REAL Men and Women

The world, especially western culture is drowning in gender confusion. What is a REAL man or REAL woman? How would you teach that to a child or anyone that is searching for an answer? God provides the definition of REAL men and women, not the world.  The consistent message from the world is there is no […]

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Responsible Freedom and Self-governance

Responsible Freedom

Responsible freedom is what people with great values will pursue. You can see the direct relationship between responsible freedom and self-governance in the Freedom V tool. That tool helps explain freedom, self-governance, rules or boundaries, and consequences in a rather simple graphic. It is rather easy to explain and draw. You do not need the […]

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Seeking Acceptance – Is That Good for You?

Seeking Acceptance

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

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