Tags: Living

Why Do We Sin?
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
Why do we choose to sin when we know it is wrong? We look here at the basic motivation for sin--we feel like we are missing something.
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Practicing Self-control
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Self-control is not a pleasant concept. It means controlling ourselves to do things we do not want to do and to not do things that we do want to do. We talk about it in relation to fornication and drinking. But there are some areas in our life where many of us do not want to think about the need to control ourselves.

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To Forgive is Divine
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

In the book of Genesis, we find that we were created in the image of God. Part of what this means is that God has given us some of the same nature that He has — God expects us to imitate Him. There is a common statement that I have heard: “To err is human, to forgive is divine.” The truth is that God gave us the wonderful ability to forgive just like He has and God expects us to forgive just like he does.

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Evil Companions Corrupt Good Morals
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
As human beings, we enjoy having other people around us. Very often though, people find themselves spending time with bad company. In this article, we look at how evil companions corrupted Solomon and how Jesus associated with sinners.
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God's Plan for Christian Growth
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

God has a plan for every Christian to grow continually through our lives. In the parable of the sower, we find that if we do not bear fruit, we are not good soil and we will not go to heaven. We must grow and produce fruit. How can we do that?

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Maturity in Proverbs
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

I want to look at three proverbs that deal with the issue of maturity. They do not deal with the subject directly, but certainly they are speaking about some things that really require maturity.

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