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How Genesis Shows Us The Beauty of Marriage

How Genesis Shows Us The Beauty of Marriage

Here we’ll take a look at how Genesis shows the creation story and the beauty of marriage.

“I’m a self-made man! I got here by all the things I’ve done throughout my life.” Sound familiar? I’m sure you have either heard a man say this or even said some variation yourself. We tend to think we are in control despite that being far from the truth.

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Tools You’ll Need for Godly Manhood in a Fallen Culture

 

Tools You'll Need for Godly Manhood in a Fallen Culture

Godly manhood in a fallen culture is not always so easy. Do you let society determine what a man should be? Or do you look to be the man that God describes in Genesis 1:26?

Genesis 1:26 — “Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.

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Here’s What Marriage Requires to Last

Here's What Marriage Requires to Last

What Marriage Requires to Last? My grandparents showed me.

With the recent passing of my 89-year-old grandfather, I witnessed one of the saddest and most beautiful testaments to a life-long marriage. Shortly after his passing, I watched my grandmother sit and weep at my grandfather’s bedside. She spoke to him and told him how much she loved him, will miss him, and how they had many good times and bad. This was a marriage 68 years strong, unfathomable by many this day. As I watched, with tears in my eyes, I began to reflect on what marriage truly is.

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Why You Need To Be Present in Your Kids Lives

 

Dad, Here's Why You Need to be Present in your Kids Lives

You need to be present in your kids lives. Which of these would you rather be?

Missing In Action, Definition – “used to say that a soldier cannot be found after a battle and might have been killed, captured, or wounded.”

Man In Action, Definition — Being an active man in the life of your family. You aren’t hard to find and are present where needed.

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How To Use Spiritual Gifts For The Glory of God

How To Use Spiritual Gifts For The Glory of God

Prepare yourself for an analogy relating to you and how to use spiritual gifts for the glory of God. We all know that person, or you may be that person who stands in line at the Comic-Con to purchase an “Action Figure” that is still in the plastic. They hold that box of whatever character as if they are holding a baby. They may have just had the box signed, or if you are a purist, you keep it just as it is. Don’t bend it, don’t crease it and for goodness sake…don’t open it!

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God’s Word Doesn’t Need Your Filtering

Filtering God's Word is a Bad Idea

Filtering God’s Word should never be the goal. One thing I’ve learned while reading the Bible and hearing God’s Word preached is its unchanging truth. What is real about God, and His word two thousand years ago is still accurate today.

1 John 4:1 — “Dear friend, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God because many false prophets have gone out into the world.”

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