Tag: God

No! God Didn’t Need Another Angel in Heaven…And Other Ridiculous Things We Need to Stop Saying to Those Who Are Grieving!

I see it far too often. Sincere, well-meaning individuals who, in an effort to comfort the grieving, end up saying something that causes further damage. Things like: "What a blessing…
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Be Careful Using Proverbs 22:6 to Judge One’s Parenting!

"Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it." - Proverbs 22:6 Here’s what many think Proverbs 22:6 is…
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Don’t Miss the Headline!

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C. On their fifth attempt, the plane embarked on a 12-second flight. Wilbur rushed to…
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Be Careful Giving God ALL the Credit

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to…
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Being Good Isn’t Good Enough

Former mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, once stated in an interview that he has little doubt about what awaits him in eternity. Citing his work on gun control,…
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Will God Never Give You More Than You Can Handle?

There are certain phrases that have seeped into our consciousness. Trite little sayings. Pithy clichés that have been repeated with such regularity that we just assume they are true, even Biblical.…
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My Problem with the Phrase, “Everything Happens for a Reason”

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to…
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Everything in Moderation?

EVERYTHING IN MODERATION. I’m sure you have heard this statement before. Many well-intentioned folks, even Christians, have used this statement as a mantra for living. But what message is being…
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SUNDAY PREVIEW: Are You a Debtor or a Diva?

In Chapter 1 of the book of Job we read these words: 20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. 21 He…
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