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How could anyone wonder if God’s Word is practical? So much of the Bible is directed toward living life. We are not ascetic monks who hide from the world.  Though we may experience  seasons of separation to pare away the distractions life, there is no Bible basis for...
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Lead

We live in perilous and difficult times, similar to those of the past, which has caused people of faith both to suffer and thrive. We need to come to peace with our place in history. We can shine the Light of Christ and rejoice regardless of the consequences. Our...
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Stand

The nation of Israel had abandoned God and His principles. Things had gotten so bad that dark and evil were assumed to be normal. Elijah’s job was to be light in that darkness. He would stand up before everyone and say, “Hey, what you’re doing is darkness....
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Worship

Paul, one of the major contributors of the New Testament, sees us as God imitators and Christ-followers.  Each verse of Ephesians Chapter 5 carries us closer to the root of a life that imitates God.  He is, in a sense, backing us into this ideal.  Paul wanted us to be...
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Sacrifice

Study Guide Available HERE. If we are living for ourselves, we are still asleep.  When we “wake up” we begin to live sacrificially. We live sacrificially because that is how God exists. Jesus demonstrated that God existed sacrificially by coming to earth and becoming...