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One of the things I’ve been doing this summer is taking some time to reevaluate my spiritual disciples. I’m taking stock and asking, “What is going well and in what areas do I need to make improvements?” I think it’s a good thing for all of us to do from time to time—kind of a spiritual checkup for the soul.
As I’ve been evaluating my spiritual disciplines one area the Holy Spirit has been urging me to focus on is the daily use of my prayer language—speaking in tongues.
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Last week I posted a blog about the need for Christians to allow the convicting power of the Holy Spirit to play a more active role in their lives. One of the examples I used was social drinking among Christians. Of course, this leads to the question of “What is the big deal about drinking alcohol? Do you really believe that it’s a sin for a Christian to drink?”
Here are my thoughts on the subject:
We live in a society where alcohol is easily accessible and socially acce
Many years ago when I was a teenager listening to contemporary Christian music, there was a popular singer named Carmen. Hidden among his mega-hits like “Radically Saved”, “Lazarus Come Forth” and of course, “The Champion” (literally performed by every youth group that had a human-video team in the ‘90s), there was a less popular song called, “A Little Bit More Conviction”. It heralded the truth that as Christians we need the convicting power of the Holy Spirit to be act
Happy Independence Day!!!!
Well, maybe a little late. I hope you had a fantastic time celebrating with family and friends, watching fireworks, eating hot dogs (which my brother says are constitutionally mandated on Independence Day, but I refuse to even touch them), and celebrating the birth of the greatest country on earth. Truly, we are blessed to live in a country that gives us the freedom to pursue God wholeheartedly, to share our beliefs with others, and to obey Go