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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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Why Is God's Law So Important?

Moses speaking to the children of Israel said, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do You Love Me?

Jesus reinstates Peter after his three denials of knowing Him by asking Peter three times if he loves Him. This moment between the two of them is intimate and loving. …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Do you want to get well?

Do you want to get well? John 5:6b …

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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 - Why Don't You Understand?

Speaking to Nicodemus, Jesus said, …

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Questions

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes, …

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And This is Love: Keeping God's Commandments

The Great Commandment calls me to love God with all my heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love others as I love myself. What is the best way to love God? The apostle John says, …

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Alone with God

But when He was alone with His own disciples, He explained everything. Mark 4:34 NIV …

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What Distracts Me As I Follow Jesus?

The story of Jesus' visit to the home of Martha and Mary has often troubled me. Maybe that is because I identify with Martha. Being a Type A, goal-oriented person concerned with outcomes, impact,…

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