Category Archives: No Fear

A New Day: The Power of “With”, Part 1

The word “with” is a really small word, a simple word, but it communicates a life-changing idea. The word “with” simply means, “accompanied by another person.” And sometimes that knowledge can be enough to change your life — just knowing … Continue reading

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Dealing with Fear Faithfully

What were the do’s and don’ts in your house when you were growing up? Around our house, the list of “do’s” was pretty standard: brush your teeth, make your bed, clean your room, etc. Those were the things I was … Continue reading

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Fearless Love

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of … Continue reading

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The Story: The Threshing Floor

At this point in Israel’s history, power is decentralized. Rather than replace Joshua with another national leader, a series of local, tribal leaders emerge throughout the land. But Israel also deals with the repercussions that come from failing to drive … Continue reading

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Luke 12

Reading for Tuesday, March 20: Luke 12 Jesus continues to expand our definition of discipleship with His teaching in this chapter. We might outline the chapter this way: vv1-3: Disciples are authentic (contrasted by the hypocrisy of the Pharisees) vv4-7: … Continue reading

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Compelled: Looking Back

With my first post of 2008, I laid out my New Year’s resolution: to do only those things that were compelled by the love of Christ. With 2 Corinthians 5 as my motivation, my goal for the year was to … Continue reading

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I’d Better Get Used To It

I think the Resolution is making me a better person. I really do. But so far, the external proof might be a little hard to come by. In fact, you could argue that based on yesterday, I’m taking a step … Continue reading

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No Fear In Love, Part 2

I made this post on my other blog. Wanted to post it here, too. I have much to say, but with grad classes starting up again this week, I haven’t had the time to blog here like I want to. … Continue reading

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No Fear In Love

I came across a few passages from 1 John today that give me even more motivation to love. 1 John 2:9 – Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness. 1 … Continue reading

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