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Walk It Out  


All of our lives, when lived rightly, are a journey into trust. A few days ago, I mentioned one prayer I’ve been repeatedly lifting up to God. In fact, there’s another particular prayer I’ve been praying for quite a while, … Continue reading

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Put on Eternity    


If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth… seeing … Continue reading

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Put on Your New Self      


Whatever we truly do for God, it is Christ in us. Whatever holiness we have is not ours to take credit for, but Christ’s to be glorified with. Even then, it is not what Christ does, but who Christ is—and … Continue reading

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Pick Up Your New Life   


The only difference between “us” and “them” . . . is Jesus. Continue reading

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Pick Up Your Cross          


Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your New Life: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need . . . A small (or at least cheap), wrapped “re-gift” from/for everyone in your group. Note: If you have time, turn your opening experience into a full-blown “white elephant party.” Or do it as … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Life      


Death is not just the end of life—it is the returning of life to its Creator. It is not a loss, but a fulfillment. All the laying down of all the pieces of our lives are but a rehearsal for … Continue reading

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