Posts Tagged: False Self

Soul
Why We Meet the People We Meet
April 19, 2017
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When we were little we used to make bets by crossing our pinkie fingers. These bets were binding, social contracts that we honored religiously (especially if they involved morning loaf in boarding school), and are one of my earliest lessons on honor and keeping my word. I’d never questioned why we used our pinkie fingers […]
Mind
Expectations vs Hope: Could Shedding Your Expectations Improve Your Life?
March 30, 2017
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He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45 If the world worked the way we expected it to, we’d have a guy operating the sun like a steam engine, deciding who deserved the sun’s glory to shine upon them every […]
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The Real Reason You’re Always Running Late
March 25, 2017
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When you have a social engagement with someone and you call to ask where they are and they say, “I am en route,” they obviously haven’t even left, right? We all know that one person who continually arrives at the office late and disheveled, tie in one hand, a comb in the other – first […]
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Jesus the Real Vine
November 25, 2016
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John 15: 1 “I am the real vine, and my Father is the gardener. He breaks off every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and he prunes every branch that does not bear fruit, so that it will be clean and bear more fruit.” Verse 4-8 — “Remain united to me and I […]
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Jesus the resurrection and the life
November 18, 2016
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John 11: 25 “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me will live even though they die; and all those who live and believe in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 7:37-39 On the last and most important day of the Festival Jesus stood up and said in […]
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Jesus the Way, the Truth & the Life
November 11, 2016
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John 14: 6 Jesus answered him, “I am the way, the truth and the life; no one goes to the Father except by me. John 8:32 You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. Verse 34— Jesus said to them, “I am telling you the truth: everyone who sins is a […]
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Jesus our Friend
November 4, 2016
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John 15: 10 “If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. Verse 12-17: “My commandment is this: Love one another, just as I love you. The greatest love a person can have for his friends is to give his […]
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Jesus the Good Shepherd & Light of the World
October 28, 2016
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John 10: 9-11 “I am the gate. Whoever comes in by me will be saved; they will come in and go out and find pasture. The thief comes only in order to steal, kill and destroy. I have come in order that you might have life — life in all its fullness. I am the […]
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Christ Our Groom
October 21, 2016
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Ephesians 6: 25-27 Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the Church and gave his life for it. He did this to dedicate the church to God by his word, after making it clean by washing it in water, in order to present the church to himself in all its beauty—pure and faultless, without […]
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Jesus the Bread of Life
October 14, 2016
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John 6:33 For the bread that God gives is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. Verse 35 — “I am the bread of life,” Jesus told them. “Those who come to me will never be hungry; those who believe in me will never be thirsty…” Verse 51 — I […]