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He is beautiful

“Religious people find God useful. Christians find God beautiful.” (Tim Keller) A religious leader named Simon invites Jesus to eat dinner in his home. As Jesus arrives, Simon doesn’t offer water to wash the dust from his sandaled feet. Simon … Continue reading

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Even more beautiful

“The only way to break the hold of a beautiful object on the soul is to show it an object even more beautiful.” Thomas Chalmers  You’re beginning to recognize when you’re lured by soul-poisoning counterfeits. You realize you’ve settled for happiness … Continue reading

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Jesus is the joy that arms us against the tempter’s hooks

As a brand-new Christian, heart bursting with love for my Savior, I read over and over the names of Jesus on the poster I’d hung on my dorm-room wall. Wonderful Counselor, Almighty God, Prince of Peace. The list went on … Continue reading

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Armed against the tempter’s hooks

“The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks.” (Matthew Henry, 1662-1714)  The tempter prowls about seeking whom … Continue reading

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