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What Good Is “Weed Whacking”?

When my family and I first moved to Redding, California we purchased a house on 2 acres of land on Palo Verde Lane. Our kids were quite young when we moved to this property and after multiple years of growing … Continue reading

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God Has A Desire

Santiago, my four-year-old grandson, is such a super-hero fanatic. Nearly all day long and sometimes during the night he wears Batman and Superman outfits with great enthusiasm. He loves to act just like them, whether it’s soaring through the air … Continue reading

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Not About “Should” and “Ought Too”

Just the other day I was having a relaxed time sipping on my favorite caffeine drink at a local coffeehouse. A new friend named Jamie came up to me, sat down and started declaring that he hated sin. He reminded … Continue reading

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Happy Are …

In Matthew 5:4, Jesus teaches, “Blessed [happy] are those that mourn for they will be comforted” (NIV). We classically think that “to mourn” rallies a picture of someone grieving at a funeral, wearing black, hanging their head and weeping because … Continue reading

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Joint Heirs With Christ

It only makes sense that as a brand-new creation; we should give ourselves to God. We are His sons and daughters. We are joint heirs with Christ. As joint heirs with Christ we get everything that Christ has. The beauty … Continue reading

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Are We Holy?

I know some of you will have a hard time accepting that you are now holy before God, a living sacrifice, and that our holy God is always happy with you.  When I teach about the bridal paradigm in conferences, … Continue reading

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Jesus Speaks of Night and Day Prayer

  In Luke 18, Jesus provoked His disciples by challenging their traditions. He asked, “When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8). His question is a warning to Christians who would limit the … Continue reading

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GOD MAKES A PROMISE

God’s promises are eternal and full of life and truth. I will put my Spirit in you and you will live…(Ezekiel 37:14 NIV). What could be more frustrating than being a Christian who thinks of themselves as a self–centered sinner, … Continue reading

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The Newly Formed You

Try this experiment:  Take a tall drinking glass and place about two inches of coffee grounds in the bottom of the glass. Next, take the glass and place it under a faucet.  Turn the water on full blast. Without turning … Continue reading

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God’s Grace is Not Difficult

Sadly, many believers miss out on the power of God’s grace and are not even aware of it because they have been taught, and even encouraged, to earn God’s grace, which was freely given to us. Many believers have not … Continue reading

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