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Seeking Direction? Pray

“Before daybreak the next morning, Jesus got up and went out to an isolated place to pray. Later Simon and the others went out to find him. When they found him, they said, ‘Everyone is looking for you’.” (Mark 1: 35-37 NLT)   As our hearts long to pour out to those around us, we must continuously seek out the Father’s will and replenish our strength through prayer. Jesus just had a full day of healing many that were sick with various needs. I’m sure he was tired, as the scriptures outline that he was fully God, but also fully...

What Do You Model?

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6 ESV)   What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word training? Is it a Power Point Presentation, a set of weights, running, a laptop, throwing a ball around? The word training can trigger different views of what it represents, but notice none of these are in reference to ethics, values, core believes, etc. If we look at the scripture, we can see it is not referring to an occupation or a...

Our Inner Battle

“I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate. But if I know that what I am doing is wrong, this shows that I agree that the law is good. So I am not the one doing wrong; it is sin living in me that does it. And I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. I want to do what is right, but I can’t. I want to do what is good, but I don’t. I don’t want...