90-Day Bible Reading ChallengeChristian Living

2018 Ninety-Day Bible Reading Challenge

Last year, I challenged my readers to join me in reading the Bible in 90 days. This is a daunting challenge but it is doable. It is very challenging but it is rewarding. Also last year, Knowable Word also challenged their readers to complete the Bible in ninety days. All who completed the challenge in ninety days and contacted their …

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Intentional Christian HospitalityChristian Living

Intentional Christian Hospitality (+ free hospitality planner download)

Intentional Christian Hospitality Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer, contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality. (Romans 12:10-13) Hospitality is often lacking in the church today. I have heard …

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Scripture Writing Plan for June 2017: Praise the Lord!Christian Living, Scripture Writing Plan

Praise the Lord! (Scripture Writing Plan: June)

Bless the Lord, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. (Psalm 103:1) To praise means to give thanks, to confess, to proclaim. Praise is confessing who God is, proclaiming His attributes and mighty works, confessing our sins and lowliness in comparison to Him, and giving thanks to Him for all He has done. The …

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The Most Difficult Part of Discussing ContentmentChristian Living, Scripture Writing Plan

The Most Difficult Part of Discussing Contentment

I had no idea writing about finding contentment in Christ would be so difficult. I originally thought, “Oh, this will be an easy and encouraging topic to write about.” Oh, how wrong I was. JC Ryle is so right when he said, “Contentment is the rarest of graces.” Discontentment is utterly sinful. I didn’t realize how wicked it truly was …

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Contentment in God’s Providence and Christ’s Ever-flowing Fountain (Scripture Writing Plan: April)Christian Living, Scripture Writing Plan

Contentment in God’s Providence and Christ’s Ever-Flowing Fountain

“You must know your own heart, seek God for your portion, take Christ for your Savior, and use God’s Word for your daily food…He who has God for his friend and heaven for his home can wait for his good things and be content with little here below.” ~ JC Ryle (Contentment: A Rare Grace)1 As JC Ryle said, “Contentment …

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Finding Contentment in Christ: 6 Sins of Discontentment (Scripture Writing Plan: April)Christian Living, Scripture Writing Plan

Finding Contentment In Christ (SWP: April): 6 Sins of Discontentment

Last week we defined what contentment really is. We also learned that discovering where to find true contentment can only be found in the pages of God’s Holy Word. This week we will be attempting to understand why discontentment is so sinful. If we are honest, we all will admit to being discontent. We either desires something we do not …

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Findig Contentment in Christ (Scripture Writing Plan: April 2017): What is Contentment and Where Do We Find It? (+free downloads)Christian Living, Scripture Writing Plan

Finding Contentment in Christ (Scripture Writing Plan: April): What is Contentment and Where Do We Find It?

Worry, anxiety, restlessness, depression, distress, and fear come naturally to us. It seems to be just part of our daily lives. It seems like some times life is one storm after another. Friends and family tell us not to worry. Psychologists try to help us find out the cause. But we look at the state of the world, we look …

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