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Lay Down in Safety


As we walk according to the Spirit, we do not fully know where we he is taking us. But we do know that the Spirit is in front of us, leading us, and ready to guide and protect us as … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Fears


A great deal of the sin in our lives is little more than a lame attempt to protect ourselves from the possibility of being sinned against. Whether it’s a preemptive strike or a full-scale retreat, we’ll do just about anything … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Future: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need…. beanbags, stress balls, or other soft items that can be tossed around—two for every group of four or five   Laying Down Your Day (10+ minutes) Have everyone get into subgroups of four to five. … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Fears


A great deal of the sin in our lives is little more than a lame attempt to protect ourselves from the possibility of being sinned against. Whether it’s a preemptive strike or a full-scale retreat, we’ll do just about anything … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Future: a small-group session


This  session is based upon the following past devotionals—refer back, or forge ahead at yr discretion (the one place you’ll need to re-read is hyperlinked): Lay Down Your Anxiety Lay Down Your Doubt Lay Down Your Goals Lay Down Your … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Idols


We have been created for worship. Therefore, we will ultimately worship something, even if it’s something less than God. Peter Kreeft, in Christianity for Modern Pagans, aptly points out, “The alternative to theism is not atheism but idolatry.” Even as … Continue reading

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Counting the Gain


We continue our series on God-given vision today. And it’s been awhile since I’ve used a Lord of the Rings clip, so let’s fix that. As you watch, put yourself in this scene and think about the mission you’re feeling called … Continue reading

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