November 16, 2021
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Every mythic story shouts to us that in this desperate hour we have a crucial role to play. This is an Eternal Truth, and it happens to be the one we most desperately need if we are ever to understand our days. For most of his...

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November 14, 2021
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Jesus is more impressed with the cunning of “the people of this world” than he is the naïveté so common to “the people of the light.” And then — back to the doves and snakes analogy — he urges us to be cunning: “I want you to be smart in the same...

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November 11, 2021
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Creation sometimes screams a confusing message — fear, pain, grief. Fire burns, rivers flood, winds go hurricane, the earth shudders so hard it levels cities. But you must remember — this was not so in Eden. Mankind fell, surrendering this earth...

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November 10, 2021
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Look again at the story — when God gave us the earth, he gave us a mission. God blessed them: 

 

“Prosper! Reproduce! Fill earth! Take charge! 

Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, 

for...

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November 09, 2021
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The book “Killing Lions” is a conversation between John and Sam Eldredge about the trials young men face.

 

 

[Sam]   “We live in the age of information,” says the old recording of an announcer in my head;...

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November 07, 2021
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God and Satan each have a design, a battle plan, to capture our heart's devotion. The intimacy, beauty, and adventure of the Sacred Romance are placed and nurtured in the deepest longings of our heart by God himself. God's grand strategy, birthed...

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November 03, 2021
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Unveiling our beauty really just means unveiling our hearts.

 

It’s scary, for sure. That is why it is our greatest expression of faith, because we are going to have to trust Jesus—really trust him. We’ll have to trust him that we...

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November 02, 2021
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So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in...

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November 01, 2021
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The constant push in Western Christianity to “make it practical” betrays our favorite apostasy—it exposes how utterly fixated on the present moment we really are.

 

Yes, we need to embody God’s love in the world today. The human...

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October 31, 2021
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You probably know what you have been afraid to entrust to God. When we surrender our fear, we are offering it to Jesus. We are saying, “This fear is too much fear for me to bear. I give it to you because I believe you are good and worthy of my...

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October 25, 2021
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We are faced with a decision that grows with urgency each passing day: Will we leave our small stories behind and venture forth to follow our Beloved into the Sacred Romance? The choice to become a pilgrim of the heart can happen any day and we...

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October 23, 2021
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Stasi Eldredge's book "Free to Be Me" helps teen girls become the young women God created them to be.

 

 

Who do you think you are? Who are you on the road to becoming? Do you have a vision of who you could become?...

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October 22, 2021
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Despair, wrote James Houston, "is the fate of the desiring soul." Or as Scripture says, "Hope deferred makes the heart sick" (Prov. 13:12 NLT). How agonizing it can be to awaken desire! Over the past year I have wrestled deeply with what it means...

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October 19, 2021
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When things get hard, it can feel like the foundations of your life are giving way. It is good to remember that our foundation is firm, based on the finished work of Jesus Christ for us. There are some things that remain true, at all times and...

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October 17, 2021
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It's better to stay in the safety of the camp than venture forth on a wing and a prayer. Who knows what dangers lie ahead? This was the counsel of the ten faithless spies sent in to have a look at the Promised Land when the Jews came out of Egypt...

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October 16, 2021
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In cases of suffering, you can have understanding or you can have Jesus. If you insist on understanding, you usually lose both. When suffering enters into your life, take a deep breath. The very first thing to do is to invite Jesus into it. Pray...

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October 15, 2021
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One of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, she brought an...

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October 10, 2021
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The book “Killing Lions” is a conversation between John and Sam Eldredge about the trials young men face.

 

 

[John]   You have entered the Warrior Stage of a young man’s life. Young men have been at the...

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October 08, 2021
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Suppose there was a king who loved a humble maiden. The king was like no other king. No one dared breathe a word against him, for he had the strength to crush all opponents. And yet this mighty king was melted by love for a humble maiden. How...

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October 07, 2021
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I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6)


This is, without question, the Great Offense of Jesus Christ — his exclusivity.


To make sure we understand this...

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