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Christian Lifestyle

What does it look like to live as a Christian? What does the Bible have to say about a Christian lifestyle? The posts here cover a variety of topics that loosely fall into the category of Christian lifestyle.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

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Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness will be filled. They are they ones who will be invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb.

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My Journey of Faith

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As I turn 70 years old, with 50+ years as a believer, I find it is a good time to look back over this journey of faith I have been on.

When We Are Afraid

When We Are Afraid, Do We Put Our Trust in God?

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What do you do when you are afraid? Do you allow that fear to control you? Or do you trust in the Lord to bring your safely through it.

Representing Jesus

Representing Jesus to the World

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As believers in the Lord Jesus, we represent him to the world around us. Be careful that you represent him well in all you do.

Charm Is Deceptive and Beauty Is Fleeting

Charm Is Deceptive, and Beauty Is Fleeting

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Charm and beauty define how we look to the outside world, but they are deceptive and fleeting. More important is what is on the inside.

Joab

Joab: Ruthless, but Fiercely Loyal

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Joab is an interesting character in the Old Testament. He was David's right-hand man who stood with him through all of his conquests.

social justice

What Does the Bible Teach about Social Justice?

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Social justice involves caring for the poor and helpless in society. And the Bible admonishes us repeatedly to practice social justice.

Two cities in Revelation

Revelation: A Tale of Two Cities

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Revelation is the tale of two cities. God's city. And the world. While the world seems stronger, in the end, God's city is victorious.

Just what is a Christian?

What Is a Christian? What Does the Bible Say About it?

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Christian is a word that means so many different things to people today that it is almost meaningless as a descriptive term.

A year with COVID-19

A Year With COVID-19 – Continuing to Serve God

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COVID-19 has been with us for a year now. It has been a challenging year in many ways. But God still calls and equips us to serve him.

Job: a lesson about suffering

The Book of Job: A Lesson About Suffering

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The book of Job is about suffering. Why do we suffer? God's answer to Job is that it is often beyond our understanding.

Lady Wisdom

The Noble Character of Proverb’s Lady Wisdom

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Lady wisdom is described through the first chapters of Proverbs, followed by her teachings, and illustrated in the woman of noble character.

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