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For God’s Sake: Trust in what God has provided for redemption

Recently, I found myself in an uncomfortable situation; I was in the men’s section of a local department store buying pants.

In my mind, I am still that young man whose leg length is greater than his waist girth. So, I head to the changing room with two pairs of pants, one pair that agrees with my illusion, the other that I know I am going to purchase.

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For God’s Sake: The life I have now in Christ Jesus is new

April 2nd was my “spiritual birthday.”

It was on April 2, 1984, that I was “born again” by God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ. That term “born again” has gained some unfortunate baggage in recent years but it is thoroughly biblical. Jesus said to the Pharisee, Nicodemus, “Truly, truly I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

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