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Living Below the Bar

Today’s Truth “So Mephibosheth ate at David’s table like one of the king’s sons” (2 Samuel 9:11 NIV). Friend to Friend Who in the world is Mephibosheth and what possessed his momma to give him such a name?  Well, I can’t answer the second question, but I can shed some light on the first. Mephibosheth was a man who was …

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Cheap Nails

Today’s Truth  “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he (she) is a new creation, the old is gone, and the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17). Friend To Friend One of the greatest philosophers of all time is Charlie Brown, the little round-headed kid in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts cartoon.  But even Charlie Brown has his problems.  One day he was …

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The Three-headed Monster Rears His Ugly Head

Today’s Truth 2 Corinthians 3:4 (NIV) “Such confidence as this is ours through Christ before God.  Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God.” Friend To Friend The three-headed monster of inferiority, insecurity and inadequacy can paralyze a Christian into inactivity and leave him or her sitting on the bench …

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“I’m Not __________ Enough.”

Today’s Truth “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you” (1 Corinthians 3:16). Friend To Friend I’m not _____________ enough. You can fill that blank in with smart, talented, gifted, spiritual, or any number of positive attributes.  But the root source of each one of those lies is “I’m not good enough.” …