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September 13, 2022

Do Not Hold Back

If you have a “root,” it just means you never gave yourself fully over to God. “See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.” Hebrews 12:16 You left a part of your heart, mind, and soul back to rule over it all. You have held back a part of the day that is “yours” ...
September 14, 2022

Experiencing Real Freedom

I want you to experience freedom. Jesus came to Earth—he lived and died to set you free, and down deep you long to be free. Truth helps to end your anxious greed for food. For example, the truth is that you have thousands of eating occasions left in your life, even if you are 30 or 40 years old, and you will see the food many more times during your life...
September 16, 2022

It Is Not Too Difficult…

There is a difference between a selection and a life or death decision. There is a difference between a preference and perdition. If you do not surrender to the God of the Universe, the stakes are too high, the consequences are too devastating. Moses put it this way: Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?”...
September 17, 2022

Do Not Delay

We learned before that we are to put to death whatever is in our earthly nature. However, what the average person does is spend a lot […]
September 18, 2022

The Full Armor of God

In Ephesians 6, Paul said you need to put on your spiritual armor: Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground...
September 19, 2022

The Battle of the Ages

Spiritual warfare is real. It is indeed the Battle of the Ages—the Ancient War of God versus satan. You are a part of the war whether you know it or not. Your role is very important, and it is the real purpose of your life and existence. You are a prize to be won...