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Americans, So Easily Controlled!

“Football, beer… Filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.” George Orwell One day last week our family went to grab a bite to eat.  We went to Maynards.  We walked in, sat ...

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Go and Sin No More

By Greg Laurie And Jesus said to her, “Neither do I condemn you; go and sin no more.” —John 8:11 I’ve heard some Christians say, “God loves me the way I am, and this is just the way I am.” ...

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Sin & Repentance

God hates sin because it is contrary to His very nature. Sin is to God as black is to white and darkness is to light. Sinfulness is direct opposition to the purity and righteousness of a perfect God. Our heavenly ...

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Forgiven? Then Forgive

By Greg Laurie  “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” —Matthew 6:12 The feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys was one of the longest-running in American history. One family lived in West Virginia, the other in ...

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What Is That Smell?

By Greg Laurie  “But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.” —1 Corinthians 15:57 Years ago I had a dog named Irlo. I didn’t name him. He came pre-named. He was a ...

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Flawed But Still Useful To God

Well-known men and women featured in the Bible were flawed. Some would even call them failures in present times. The stories of Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sarah, even Hosea are examples of serious family dysfunction. Although the Bible praises ...

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Where the Wrath and Love of God Meet

Romans 3:23-26 In our culture, sin is no longer considered an issue. Although some people might admit to making mistakes or being wrong, few will actually say, “I have sinned.” The Lord, however, takes sin very seriously. Until we learn ...

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Life’s Great Liberator

Luke 4:16-21 From some people’s countenance, we judge them to be happy. Smiles, makeup, and stylish clothing can create an appearance of inner peace. Internally, though, many are in bondage. In today’s passage, Jesus clarifies His purpose: He has come ...

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Your Mind Is A Garden

God will often speak to His children through nature. A garden is full of lessons and analogies if only we have eyes to see and a heart that listens. In order to enjoy a beautiful and healthy garden, a lot ...

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