Dying to Self in Marriage

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Dying to self—now there’s a killer topic! But looking at the broad span of the Scriptures, the idea of “dying to self” is nothing new. Joseph, special visionary that he was, was left to die in a hole, and then spent years in dungeons before he was pulled from those graves ...

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...Until He Comes Back Again

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Jesus’ parable in Luke 19: 11-27 is told in the context of Jesus bringing salvation to Zacchaeus, culminating in Zacchaeus’ change in character from selfish to generous and finding his treasure in Christ. Jesus declares here that he came to “seek and save the lost.” Then as ...

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Rich but Leprous

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2 Kings 5 tells us the story of a Naaman, a successful military leader of the Syrian army—enemies to God’s people. The text tells us that God had given Naaman his success, and so we are forced to consider why this would be so. As it turns out, this successful man has leprosy and is ...

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