The Convergence Principle – Part 3

In His conversation with a Jewish leader, Jesus clarified the purpose of life on this earth: “Love the Lord with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.  And love your neighbor as yourself.  There is no greater commandment than these” (Mark 12:29-31 NIV). In this simple but clear statement, […]

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Who God Says You Are

God clearly describes our true identity in His word.  Our true identity emerges as we see ourselves through the truth that we are called, loved, chosen, redeemed, and empowered by Him.  There are many, many precious truths we can embrace that will guarantee us the ability to be transformed, restored, made whole, and set free […]

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Building Healthy Boundaries

What to Do When Others Fail Us So, what happens when we fulfill our responsibilities to others, but they don’t fulfill theirs?  If we are the recipients of a violation, we can set boundaries to protect ourselves from the violation recurring.  But we can’t change the other person’s heart.  Rather than attempting to balance an […]

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Grieving What We’ve Lost

While forgiveness allows us the opportunity to remove the toxins of an injustice committed against us, we must also deal with those wounds that stem from neglect in our early lives, that we learned about early in this book.  What people didn’t or couldn’t do for us can create just as much (if not more) […]

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God’s Way Of Forgiving

When we get in touch with the heart of God, we discover that His methods of operation are entirely different from our own ways (see Isaiah 55:8-9).  In fact, God tells us in His word that we are actually to get revenge on our enemies by showing them love and forgiving them.  God calls us […]

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Believing We Don’t Need Forgiveness

When considering a serious inventory of our sin, if we find ourselves saying, “I’m not that bad compared to…” there is a major barrier in our lives that will inhibit our further growth and freedom.  Simply put, we won’t receive the remedy if we can’t see that a problem exists.  Many times, we fool ourselves […]

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