Category Archives: Identity

A Right Identity…

August 20 Several days ago, we talked about our deep inner need to have an identity – something for which we are known, something that makes us significant in this life. But there is a problem. So many times, we … Continue reading

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Identity… 

August 16 Today, I ran across the strangest of stories. There is a young European woman that took a childhood fascination and turned it into reality. You may have heard of her… she is known as the “real-life Barbie.” Her … Continue reading

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“Son of Unclean”

July 30 “Immediately he recovered his sight and followed (Jesus) on the way.” (Mark 10:52) Remember that scene from Rocky 2 where Rocky is running through the streets of Philadelphia. Before long he is joined by some neighborhood kids… and … Continue reading

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Renewal…

July 17 I really need to clarify an obvious objection to what we have been discussing… God’s work in us can certainly seem like a gradual work – so when we hear someone declaring God’s immediate work in us… it … Continue reading

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Getting “in Character”

July 16 “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ…” (from Romans 13:14) Today, I wanted to follow up on the thoughts from yesterday’s post. This is really too important an issue to treat as a passing thought. Yesterday, we talked about … Continue reading

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Useful for the Now

July 14 “Put off your old self… and put on the new self…” (from Eph. 4:22-24) When it comes to our relationship with God, it is so important to have the right mindset. At the heart of the gospel message … Continue reading

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A God of Immediacy; part 3 Old vs. New

July 13 “Behold, I make all things new.” (from Revelation 21:5) We have been talking about how the Bible has revealed God to be a God of immediacy. He is not a God of gradual processes. When He acts, His … Continue reading

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