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Our loving Coach in temptation

As a schoolboy, I learned to water ski from my dad.  He gave me a few dry land lessons on the basics of balancing myself over the skis, staying crouched until the speed of the boat was sufficient to allow … Continue reading

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Gradational weight-training

Just as in physical training, spiritual maturity is a gradual, intentional process that requires a plan and the time for it to be executed.  In spiritual training, it is a coach-athlete relationship of struggling through assigned difficulties to experience anticipated … Continue reading

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Someone is watching you

Beware of the opportune time! This is the ominous phrase used of Satan’s strategy following the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness, at the beginning of His ministry. “When the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.” … Continue reading

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Try me and know my anxious thoughts

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.”                 … Continue reading

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