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"Walk the Talk"

Posted by Emily Brooks on Wednesday, July 29, 2009,
I know this sounds horrible, but I feel a little bit more relieved than I did last night. I understand that I'm not the bad guy, and I learned a pretty valuable lesson: Sometimes it's better to let people deal with problems they have about you on their own. But, that's not what this is about! That is over, and done with. I don't have time to sit and dwell on it. Tonight in our family devotional, I got to read the verses and what the bible says about the fruits of the spirit, and it is perfect...
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God's Image

Posted by Emily Brooks on Wednesday, July 29, 2009,
I don't picture God being unapproachable light, with diamonds and rubies and gold. I'm not saying that's not who he is, but to me, God is somewhat like C.S. Lewis, with countless years of wisdom and philosophy sitting on my porch swing giving me advice on my life. Kings aren't intimidating to me, but knowledge and wisdom are - and God is wisdom and knowledge. I don't want to picture what it would be like to be in God's presence in Heaven - I'm saving that for when He's called me home, because...

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Wordly Believers?

Posted by Emily Brooks on Wednesday, July 29, 2009,
Take a look at 2nd Cortinthians 5:17. This verse says "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, and the new has come!"

Did you feel differently right after you became a believer? How about a week after? How about a year after? There's no arguement here. When we are first saved by God's grace, we have this fiery zeal for him no matter what age you are. You think "Wow! My life has really changed!". But for some people, that zeal doesn't last long. The thought of...

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