Monthly Archives: January 2020

Praying to Align with God

This entry is part 4 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

The cares of life overwhelm us many times. Our trials and troubles are too numerous to count. Americans are some of the busiest people in the entire world. And the stress is killing us. We can’t sleep at night or … Continue reading

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Stay in Your Lane

This entry is part 24 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

When I was a teenager, I loved to run. Competitive running pushed me to succeed. But my school didn’t have track and field. I waited all year in my gym class until the President’s Challenge. I practiced over and over … Continue reading

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Start Prayer with Praise

This entry is part 3 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

One of the three actions that pastors teach every Christian when they become a follower of Christ is to read your Bible, pray, and attend a Bible believing church. But nobody picks up their Bible and is an instant scholar. … Continue reading

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2 Separation Principles

This entry is part 23 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

When I was in high school, many of my fellow students looked to me as the perfect Christian. I was the Bible Club president for two years. Many of my lunch periods ended up as theological conversations and Bible question … Continue reading

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Models for Prayer

This entry is part 1 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

It isn’t easy to pray for long periods of time. I get distracted by the slightest sound or change. My mind wanders as I try to think of the next thing to pray. Forget about praying for a solid hour. … Continue reading

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You Can Be Holy

This entry is part 22 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

Within Christian circles I have heard people debate about the possibility of living a holy life. They suggest that it is impossible to stop sinning for a long period of time. Even if we manage to not commit sin in … Continue reading

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5 Powerful Prayer Principles

This entry is part 2 of 22 in the series Prayer Models

Many Christians and churches focus on prayer at the beginning of the year. I want to talk about the Lord’s Prayer in this “Praying God’s Way” miniseries. Even though it’s called, “The Lord’s Prayer,” it is the model prayer the … Continue reading

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A Holy God

This entry is part 21 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

We’ve been talking about holiness for a while now. But before we can practice it ourselves, we need to know that it is one of God’s attributes. This makes it even harder for us to comprehend and practice it. How … Continue reading

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20/20 Foresight

This entry is part 20 of 56 in the series Holiness Matters

It seems this year has gone by so fast. As another year fades into the background, most Americans focus on the future. We want to know what’s coming next so we can prepare for it. Our national culture “bakes in” … Continue reading

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