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The Parable of the Sower and the Seed: The Four Conditions of the Heart

Some of the greatest truths ever revealed about the heart are contained in the Parable of the Sower and the Seed. This parable is an illustration of how to build the kingdom of God in our hearts and produce an … Continue reading

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A Thief in A Parking Lot

By Carter Conlan Very early one morning many years ago when I was a young police officer, I received a call that an alarm had gone off at a local dentist’s office. I was the only officer to respond to … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: the Thoughts-Part 6: The Spiritual War Cry: Lead Captive Every Thought to Christ!

The last and great truth of how to tear down strongholds in our hearts is in 2 Corinthians 10:5. This verse shines like a diamond concerning the daily battle in our thought life. We must always ask: where are our … Continue reading

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The Third Gateway to the Heart: The Thoughts, Part 2: Honoring God with our Thought Life

As Christians our thought life should honor God first and foremost. The Greek word translated “honor” in Romans 1:21 means to make glorious, to adorn with splendor, to make excellent, and to cause the worth of something to be made … Continue reading

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The Thoughts: The Third Gateway to the Heart, Part 1: You Are What You Think

Nothing is more important to our Christian life than the thoughts that occupy our minds on a daily basis. If we are to walk with God and do His will on the earth, we must take control of our thought … Continue reading

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The Ears: The Second Gateway to the Heart: Part 3: Two Spiritual Languages

God commands in no uncertain terms that we “diligently keep” His words and commandments so that we can love the Lord with all our heart, walk in all His ways and cleave to Him (Deuteronomy 11:22, KJV). We cannot love … Continue reading

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Quiet Time: The Critical Importance of Spending Time with God

Quiet Time (“QT”): Aka “Daily Devotions”, “Personal Devotions,” “The Morning Watch” – This term describes the practice of having a daily appointment with the Lord, a regular period of communion with God through Bible study, meditation and prayer (e.g., see … Continue reading

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