Category Archives: the new you

Forgiving Ourselves; part 2

September 17 Yesterday, we talked about the significant challenge of forgiving ourselves for all our past failures and colossal mistakes. About how it is essential for each of us to find peace in the area of our regrettable personal history. … Continue reading

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Done

September 6 “It is finished.” (Jesus) In the last couple of posts, we have focused on the fact that God is a God of “Do… or Do not.” With Him, there is no try. God does not have to attempt … Continue reading

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Try, Try, and Try Again…

September 4 One of the most famous lines from the Star Wars series comes from the character of Yoda. You remember the scene… Yoda, the Jedi Master, is trying to teach young Luke Skywalker the ways of “the force.” At … Continue reading

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Putting on the New; part 2

August 29 “Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Ephesians 4:24) Several days ago (see the post from August 21 ), we talked about why putting on the new self is so difficult. Initially, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

August 27 “Always be thankful… with gratitude in your hearts to God.” (from Colossians 3:15-16) Adopting an attitude of gratefulness can be life-changing. Think about the type of people we don’t like to hang around… they are sour, never satisfied, … Continue reading

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In Everything, Give Thanks

August 26 “Give thanks for everything to God the Father in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ… In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 5:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:18) A few days … Continue reading

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Putting on the New

August 21 “Put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.” (Ephesians 4:24) It happens to all of us. Your shoes are worn out. They have holes in the soles. They have rips … Continue reading

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