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7 Things Your Desperate Wife Wants You to Know

At this stage of my career, I’ve had thousands of cries for help from women who have been narcissistically and emotionally abused. Most feel helpless and hopeless. They reach out to me and others searching for a thread of hope.  As I listen to their many cries for help, women share their stories. They voice the years of …

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10 Things You Should Know about Fasting

If there is a single driving force in our society today it may well be what I call instant self-gratification. It is into this mindset in our society that the Bible speaks about fasting. Is it any wonder that few people are listening? Nothing seems as silly to the natural mind or as repulsive to the body as fasting, …

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4 Ways Singleness is Harder Than Marriage

Often in the church, marriage is esteemed as the preferred, better, more desirable relationship status. Illustrations about marriage are woven into countless sermons, many pastors reference their wives from the pulpit, and many small groups focus on married couples or families, leaving singles feeling excluded and lonely. “If you ask anyone in the Church,” Lizzy Harford writes …

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What is God Calling You to Do?

I walked upstairs into what felt like a cold cafeteria. The floor was made of tile, the walls were painted white, and the room felt sanitized. Come to think of it, it kind of smelled sanitized. I guess they had just cleaned it. I was seventeen years old, and this was my first trip back to the old youth …

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Why Does God Love our Intercession?

“Intercession! Would one not say that this is the very holiest exercise of our boldness as God’s children? It is the highest privilege and enjoyment connected to our communion with God. It is the power of being used by God as instruments for His great work of making men His habitation and showing forth His glory.” – Andrew Murray …

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Do You Have an "Even if He Doesn't" Kind of Faith?

The Israelites had been taken captive in Babylon, forced to serve under King Nebuchadnezzar. Only a small handful of Israelites had remained loyal to God. King Nebuchadnezzar built a towering gold statue and ordered everyone to bow down and worship. Anyone who refused would be thrown into the fiery furnace, cast away to their death. But Shadrach, …

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You are Not the Good Samaritan

You’ve likely heard or read the story of The Good Samaritan in the Gospel of Luke. A man is robbed beaten and left to die; a priest and Levite see him but pass him by, and an unlikely hero, a Samaritan, stops to help. Maybe you’ve seen yourself in the priest or Levite who passed the man by …

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Who Killed Jesus?

Much of the scholarly discussion about the circumstances of Jesus’ death relates to the question of who was responsible for his arrest and crucifixion. Who was responsible? The Jews or the Romans? Historically, the primary responsibility has been placed on the Jewish leadership and the Jews in Jerusalem. Throughout the centuries, this has sometimes had tragic consequences, …

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