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Counseling

Window of the Soul (Part 2)

A clear conscience is a vital necessity for a walk with God (see Acts 24:16; Hebrews 9:14). There is an inseparable link between having a clear conscience and a clean heart (Psalm 51:10a). 1 John 1:9 distinguishes between being forgiven and cleansed. It’s my understanding that the cleansing represents the complete wiping away of guilt . . .
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Articles

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What Happened to Prayer Meeting?

Several weeks ago, a pastor friend from India was visiting in our home. During our conversation I asked him to tell me about a typical prayer meeting in his church in India. He explained that usually the meeting begins with a time of singing. Having been in places like India and Africa myself, I know . . .
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The Problem with “Traditional Marriage”

Do you believe in “traditional marriage”? If so, whose tradition of marriage are we talking about: the one in Rome, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, or Nashville? And what will the American tradition be twenty years after the death of Justice Scalia? Those who define the terms of a discussion own it. While I believe . . .
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Five Words to Measure Your Need of Personal Revival

“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love; endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:1-3). It is a special thing to be called . . .
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You Are Being Watched

“Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation. Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as . . .
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Show your thanks, and win a free CD

Win a FREE CD! “Like,” and comment on our Facebook post to tell us what you’re thankful for, and you could be one of three people to win a FREE CD of your choice from Gentle Praise! Winners randomly chosen by 8pm on Thanksgiving.

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An Example of God’s Work Behind Bars

Recently, I received an exciting report from a pastor friend of what God is doing in a prison system in Tennessee: I rejoice in such reports and praise the Lord for His work among those behind bars, who often know their need!

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Christ Life Clinic 2016

The 2016 Christ Life Clinic seeks to unfold the truth of Romans 6–8 and apply it to the grit of life. For those desperate for more of God, come and learn how the crucified life can rise up to experience the power of His resurrection—the Christ life! The Clinic is held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, . . .
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The Spirit’s Present Work in North Carolina

For the last several weeks I have been receiving reports about a move of God in Burlington, NC. A pastor friend emailed the following on June 9: “I have been following something going on in NC. An evangelist by the name of C. T. Townsend preached meetings in a Baptist church in Burlington NC. (I . . .
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The 7:14 Initiative

A Wonderful Charge At the Reagan Presidential Library in California, there is a copy of the Bible which belonged to President Reagan’s mother. The president used this Bible when he took the oath of office at his first inauguration. The Bible is opened to 2 Chronicles 7:14, the same passage to which it was opened . . .
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