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Where There is a Will, There is a Way — Dallas Willard

Where there is a will, there is a way

In the spiritual life, it is actually true that “where there is a will there is a way.” This is true because God is involved and makes his help available to those who seek it. On the other hand, where there is no will (firm intentions based on clear vision) there is no way. People who do not intend to be inwardly transformed, so that obedience to Christ “comes naturally,” will not be transformed. God will not pick us up and throw us into transformed kingdom living, into “holiness,” against our will.

From Renewing the Christian Mind: Essays, Interviews, and Talks. Copyright © 2016 by Willard Family Trust. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

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Bible Christian Walking with Christ

Are You a Restful Soul? How to Enter God’s Rest.

I want to be a restful soul when I grow up! A very helpful and practical article from RickThomas.net……………………..

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Bible Christian Jesus Walking with Christ

Has the Salt Lost Its Saltiness? 

In this article, pastor Andrew Davis explains how and why believers should strive to be “saltier.” From Two Journeys…………

What does it mean when Jesus says “you are the salt of the earth”? Learn about what it means to be a citizen of Heaven living in a fallen world.

Source: Has the Salt Lost Its Saltiness? | Articles | Two Journeys

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4 Faithful Lessons We Can Learn from Paul and Silas in Prison

We don’t have to be thrown into prison to be able to praise the Lord! From Crosswalk.com………………

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/bible-study/faithful-lessons-we-can-learn-from-paul-and-silas-in-prison.html

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Bible Christian God the Father Jesus The Holy Spirit

How God REALLY Sees You

The reason that there are so many self-help books, and that every year we make New Year resolutions is because when we look at ourselves, we know that there are things that are broken and much room for improvement. And while God sees those same things, and sees much more, and with a much different viewpoint! From pastor and author Scott Sauls…………………….

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Bible Christian Walking with Christ

How to Engage Emotionally with the Bible

What this article is getting at is that if you are reading the Bible only as a chore to mark off of your “to-do” list, then you might as well not read it at all. We need to be engaged with God’s Word intellectually, spiritually and emotionally. From Crossway.org…………………

https://www.crossway.org/articles/how-to-engage-emotionally-with-the-bible/

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TREAT READING SCRIPTURE LIKE A DAILY CORE EXERCISE

“Building our core” has become an exercise catchphrase, meaning that strengthening and maintaining our body’s core is fundamental to good physical health. This article tells us that in the same way, reading the Bible regularly (not in a guilt-producing way, but as a form of spiritual discipline), is fundamental to being spiritually healthy; all other spiritual practices and disciplines flow from our reading of Scripture. From the Lexham Press Blog………………..

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Bible Christian Walking with Christ

FOR ALL MY FELLOW PHONIES

Yes, I am a phony. I am not really as holy and righteous as I might appear. But neither are you….or you over there. But God knows this, and He is not surprised. Nor is He done with us! From Your Mom Has a Blog……………….

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5 Reasons to Read Your Bible Beyond Practical Application

Jesus told us that Scripture was real spiritual food, and so we should see the Bible as more than a source of pithy memes. This short article encourages us to move beyond basic applications to a deeper appropriation of the truths of Scripture into our spirits and our minds and hearts. From Knowable Word……………..

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Well Done > Well Said

I enjoyed this short article from Seth Lewis! Lord, let our actions line up with our words!!