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Why Should Our Children Obey?

We are deep in the trenches, training many young children to obey us and to obey the Lord. It takes a lot of time and effort, and I often find myself resorting to the same rebukes out of laziness and … Continue reading






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Why Should We Obey?

Why should we obey? And why does it matter? I know I’m not the only one. One of the children asks, “Why?” And I answer with the dreaded “Because I’m the mom and I said so.” Sometimes I fall into … Continue reading






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The Pursuit of Holiness – Chapter 7

The core of the book, to this point, has focused on more theoretical and intellectual aspects of pursuing holiness. Chapter 7 provides some more practical steps of obedience and encouragement to form fruitful spiritual discipline. (I highly recommend Spiritual Disciplines … Continue reading






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The Pursuit of Holiness – Chapters 5 & 6

Chapter 5 “When we first start to live the Christian life, we confidently assume we will simply discover from the Bible what God wants us to do and start doing it.” “But after a while, if we are truly honest with ourselves, … Continue reading






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The Pursuit of Holiness – Chapter 4

Examining your heart after Chapter 3 may have left you grieving over your sin and needing some assurance that the righteousness of Christ covers all of your sins! As we become more aware of our need for holiness, we need … Continue reading






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