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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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Purpose behind suffering

Job, a righteous man, suffered great pain and loss.  He struggled to understand the reasons for his suffering.  What he could not see from earth was the dialog in heaven between God and Satan as they discussed Job.  The Evil … Continue reading

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