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Prodigals All

Our addictions make us cling to what the world proclaims as the keys to self-fulfillment: accumulation of wealth and power; attainment of status and admiration; ...


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When Desire Takes Over

Selfishness is a phenomenon of the will, and consists in committing the will to the gratification of the desires. ... Selfishness begins when the will ...


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Too Self-Centered to Do Christ's Will?

If I really wanted only Christ's will (as I claim), then when you remind me in front of a nominating committee that I never get things in on time, ...


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Where the Line Is

To applaud the will of God, to do the will of God, even to fight for the will of God is not difficult ... until it comes at cross-purposes with our will. ...


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Masters of Our Consent

We are not masters of our own feeling, but we are by God's grace masters of our consent.


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The Leader's Prayer

Dear God, I find it so easy to try to be the one in charge. I find it so painful to realize that I am not the one in control. Help me know when saying ...


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Grasping Election and Free Will

During his days as guest lecturer at Calvin Seminary, R. B. Kuiper once used the following illustration of God's sovereignty and human responsibility: ...


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Keep Your Balance

I spent much of my ninth summer on a bicycle. About a mile from our house the road went down a steep hill and turned sharply at the bottom. Coasting down ...


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I Love Jesus, But...

I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own friends even when they do not lead me closer to Jesus. I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own independence ...


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Part of God's Plan

I have a sign in the mirror of my room I see it every morning in my groggy condition, when I first wake up: WHAT HAVE YOU GOT GOING TODAY, GOD? I'D ...


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