Psalm 119: 137-144 137 You are just, O Lord, and your judgments are fair. 138 The rules you impose are just, and absolutely reliable. 139 My zeal consumes me, for my enemies forget your instructions.
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“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not yet seen.” –Hebrews 11:1 It’s a beautiful day. I’m gritting my teeth as I write this. Declaring this day beautiful is roughly the equivalent of looking around … Continue reading
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Once saved, always saved? Or are we responsible for maintaining our connection with God and a basic standard of Christian behavior? If we don’t, what happens? What if I were to lose heart completely, come to despair over some sin … Continue reading