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Don’t Give Up!

(2 Timothy 4:7 NIV). It was the first swim meet of the year for our newly formed Middle School Aquatics team. The atmosphere on the three hour bus ride was electric with anticipation as the band of forty-eight adolescents thought of nothing but victory. However, the electricity turned into shock as our minnows filed off […]

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Whoever said, “Don’t Ever Change,” Didn’t Know You Very Well

“And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit,”  (2 Corinthians 3:18 NIV). Isn’t it funny what you think you know in High School? I was looking back through my old High School Yearbook, 1975 to […]

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Taking Every Thought Captive Part 5

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ,” (2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV). In my last 4 posts, I’ve looked at steps to taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ. I’m proud of you for […]

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Taking Every Thought Captive Part 4

“We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,” (2 Corinthians 10:5 NASB).   In my past three post, we looked at two steps for taking every thought captive.  Today, let’s look at step three: Reject the Lie.  Once I had a […]

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Taking Every Thought Captive Part 3

 “[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),  (2 Corinthians 10:5 AMP). My neighbor, Michael, was a stand-in for […]

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