How Can You Experience Lasting Change?

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Can you experience lasting change … at last? Maybe the change that comes to mind is your own, or maybe you are wondering about someone you care deeply about. For lasting change to happen, Jesus consistently reminded us that our hearts need to change first. Solomon stated this principle powerfully in Proverbs 4:23 stating, “Above all else, guard your heart … Read More

Secret to Godly Counsel

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A secret to great godly counsel begins with discerning whether the gospel guides and directs the counselee’s heart. It comes down to knowing and believing. Some folks know the gospel but don’t live according to their knowledge. They deny it by not living according to it. Check out Romans 1:21-22, 2 Timothy 3:1-5 and 4:3-4, and Luke 6:46. But when a person believes … Read More

Becoming Free Through Christ

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Becoming free through Christ is a spiritual process of growth in him. Donna Hart, PhD, shares how saying “yes” to Jesus brings freedom. This article appeared first here on Donna’s website and is used with her permission. Does it seem like the world wants to squeeze us all into the same mold? It is the world’s perspective that we need … Read More

God, Help Me Change!

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“God, help me change” is a cry of many whose lives are a mess. How is change accomplished? What makes it last? Guest writer and biblical counselor Joshua Waulk of Baylight Counseling in Florida describes how you can have lasting change through Jesus. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Every counseling effort, at some level, and … Read More

Why Children Disobey

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Ever wonder why children disobey? Or specifically why does your kid do the opposite of what the Bible instructs, encourage, and commands? You know God says kids should obey. You’ve read the verses and have shared them with your kids (and grandchildren). Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with … Read More