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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: The Main Ingredient in Personal Growth – David Mathis (DG) Grow in grace. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better three-word caption for the Christian life. 20 Quotes from Erik Raymond’s … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: You May Not Love What You Think – James K.A. Smith (DG) How am I curating my heart? What liturgies and rituals am I giving myself over to? What cultural practices … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: God Will Use Even You – Steven Lee (DG) It’s okay to be a nobody, if in all you do, you serve Somebody. Contentment in a Discontented World – Jason Helopoulos … Continue reading

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Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading: 7 Ways to Fight Distraction During Prayer – Gavin (Soliloquium) Discontentment Says Something about You, Not Your Circumstances – Philip Graham Ryken (Crossway) Beware the Busyness of Summer Break – Dave … Continue reading

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True Contentment

True contentment is not circumstantial, it is relational.  It is not based on what happens to us; rather, it is based on who has taken hold of us – the One who dwells within us. – Burk Parsons in Tabletalk … Continue reading

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Say Yes To Contentment

If we are to say no to covetousness, we must learn to say yes to contentment. This involves learning to be content with what we have (Hebrews 13:5). Much of our discontentment may be traced to expectations that are essentially … Continue reading

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We Can Have Great Peace in a World of Things

Paul tells us that he is content whether he faces plenty or hunger, abundance or need (Philippians 4:11-13). He is at peace with a lot or a little. And we too are called to be at peace whether we have … Continue reading

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Preoccupied

Addiction to mammon makes us forget others.  Preoccupied with keeping what we have or getting what we do not have, the needs of others fade from our thoughts.  It is not so much that we wish them harm as that … Continue reading

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Passion Points

The last few weeks have been busy, and I haven’t had much chance to blog.  Hopefully next week will be better.  In the meantime, here are some good posts to ponder for the weekend on two important Christian virtues. Humility … Continue reading

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