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Why True Confession is Good for the Soul…and the Body

Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. (James 5:16)   True confession: I struggle with my weight. Or maybe I should be really honest and say that I struggle with gluttony… [ read more ]

The Secret to Forgiving Someone Who Hurts Us

On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your ability to forgive someone who’s wronged you? The lower end of the scale represents, “Forgive? Are you kidding me? He/she doesn’t deserve forgiveness!” The upper end represents, “Forgive? Sure, no problem. Anytime.” I probably fall somewhere in the middle, although honesty (and my… [ read more ]

Accountability

The principle of accountability changed my life. I still remember the day someone explained it to me as I grieved my broken engagement. “The way your fiancé has treated you is wrong,” said one of my professors. “God will hold him accountable for his attitude and actions.” His words filled me with a sense of… [ read more ]