Lessons Learned on the Journey

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Spiritual Fitness

I enjoy the discipline of physical exercise because it fits my "to-do list" mentality. Yet, when I apply this same mentality to my spirtual life I often fall short. For instance, reading…

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A Simpler Focus

Never in my lifetime have I had more time-saving devices, yet I don't seem to have enough time. How can that be? …

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Devoted or Lukewarm?

Devote yourself to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Colossians 4:2 NLT …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Ambitions?

What is my greatest ambition in life? Ambitions define how I allot my limited resources of time, finances, and talents. Jesus understands this as He asks me, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Tradition vs. Radical Living

And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? Matthew 15:3 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - A Demanding Religiosity

To what can I compare this generation? Matthew 11:16 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - What Am I Thinking?

Jesus knew what they were thinking so He asked them, "Why do you have such evil thoughts in your hearts?" Matthew 9:4 NLT …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Why Worry?

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? And why do you worry about clothes? Matthew 6:27-28 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Earthly Things...Heavenly Things

But if you don't believe me when I tell you about earthly things, how can you possibly believe if I tell you about heavenly things? …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions

When beginning a spiritual journey, a good question to ask is, "What do you want?" These are the first words Jesus spoke in the Gospel of John to two perspective disciples. Their response…

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