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Are You Training Yourself in Disobedience?

Are You Training Yourself in Disobedience?

Christians read the Bible to know and love God more, but we also read it for instruction for living well - as God wills. When we read it and act on what we read - like by caring for the orphan and the widow, or feeding the hungry, or daily confessing and turning from sin - then we are training ourselves to live a life of obedience to our loving God. 

But when we read it and think it doesn't apply to us or that we don't have to act on what we've read, then we are training ourselves to be disobedient. We are saying...

No Matter What Happens

No Matter What Happens

The months (years?!) of planning are coming to a grand culmination. Done right, a wedding reflects the style of the bride and groom as a couple and pleases the senses of all in attendance. That's a tall order to fill. No wonder stories of bride-zillas abound. The pressure, the stress, the cultural demands, the strain on relationships - who decided this was a good idea?