Real Religion | James 1:26-27

I have a distaste for the word religion. In fact, I object to the use of the term, especially when it comes to Christianity. Yet, James used the words religion and/or religious three times in two consecutive verses. Yikes! What do you think he meant? Is Christianity nothing more than a religion? Are you religious, and is being religious enough? I wonder. Do you?

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It Don’t Take a Rocket Scientist | Psalm 138

Did you know that the habit of offering thanksgiving to God can produce mental and
emotional healing? Someone has said that truly grateful people bubble and overflow,
bringing refreshment not only to others but to themselves. Perhaps it’s time to let
loose with a celebration of thanksgiving. Someone just might discover that life is
worth living well – and that someone just might be you.

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Git-R-Done | Genesis 41:37-52

The secret of power is the secret of character, says Griffith Thomas, and the secret of character is the indwelling of God. Though Pharaoh was a pagan he recognized in Joseph a man who communed with a high and mighty divine being. When we live with God, people know it! When we live with God, our whole being is affected. Because he lived with God, Joseph became a person who could git-r-done! We can be that person too.

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This Is What Dreams Are Made Of | Genesis 41:1-40

When God gets ready to open a door no one can stand in His way, not even the most powerful potentate in the world. God walked right into the most private and intimate place of this Pharoah’s life and accomplished His will. You and I may be locked away in a prison somewhere, but God knows no boundaries. In His perfect timing, He performs His work on our behalf.

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No Place for Dummies or Psychos | James 1:19b-21

James presented to his readers an essay on how God works in a believer’s life when facing the onslaught of hardships, difficulties, persecutions, weaknesses and insults. Yet – what about us? Do we have any responsibility when hardships and difficulties, come upon us? Of course, we do – but what are those responsibilities? What does God expect from us in times of great adversity? Stick around to discover precisely what is under our column. You just may find mental and emotional healing for your psyche.

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