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Tapping into the power of a habit

A long time ago, in a house far, far away, my kids learned to walk. First, a “scootch” became a crawl. Then, a crawl became a stand. Then, a stand became a step… followed immediately by a fall.

Living as an offering

We've been investigating the question, "How do I live in holiness?" That's a heavy-sounding question, and it seems like the answer is going to be loaded with a bunch of religious do-it-yourself pressure.

Stepping beyond your belief

Belief doesn't automatically cause life-change. That's probably one of the biggest hiccups in evangelicalism today: We think that if we know something in our heads, we’re automatically...

Summoning forth the awesome beauty of Christ in you

I, for one, am really glad that God never gave us the "what to do" without also giving us the "how to do it." When God calls us into holy living, the call comes with the emerging conviction that our lives are supposed to be different.

Leaping into your new existence

We’ve been digging deep into our identity in Christ, focusing on the blazing truth about our single Christ-like nature that we have since our old, sinful self was crucified with Christ. You probably even...

Flesh in perspective

It doesn’t matter what flavor of flesh you favor (USDA Choice, Homemade Vanilla or Yuck), living by the flesh just doesn’t work. Those with USDA Choice flesh end up self-righteous.

Figuring out the flesh you battle - Part 3

The last flavor of flesh identified by Gillham is Yuck flesh. Yuck flesh is failure flesh—those who feel they are out after the first three pitches; those who compare their performance to others

Figuring out the flesh you battle - Part 2

Yesterday we looked at the first kind of flesh that Bill Gillham identified. The second kind of flesh Bill Gillham identified is Homemade Vanilla flesh.

Figuring out the flesh you battle

Everyone one of us battles with the flesh. But what is it anyway? It’s been defined in many ways. A literal interpretation would say that it is anything and everything physical about us...

Another good question

We spent a good amount of time discovering how our old sinful nature was crucified with Christ, but quite frequently the question comes up, “Why does my Bible tell me not to live by the sinful nature if...

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Telling the Truth is an international on-air and online media ministry that distributes the teaching content of three uniquely-gifted Bible teachers—Stuart and Jill Briscoe, and their son, Pete Briscoe—to help people know Christ and experience Life in all its fullness.

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