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Author: Barre Wheatley

No Worries

No Worries

Worry and anxiety are our futile attempt to have control. I think we all will agree the vast majority of things that cause us to worry or have anxiety never happen (probably 95%) so the track record for the honesty of worry and anxiety is pretty poor. The track record for worry and anxiety causing health problems, depression, fear, loss of peace and weariness is probably 95%. We benefit zero from worry and anxiety. Being worried and feeling anxious says…

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Get What You Desire

Get What You Desire

Looking backwards I noticed a disconnect between my wants/desires and my actions. It was not obvious to me at the time this disconnect existed. I am not even sure I would have ever noticed had I not been counseling a fellow Christian about a struggle in their life. This disconnect is so incredibly obvious and so incredibly simple to understand that I am still amazed to see how easily we are deceived. Here is an example a husband and wife…

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Consequences

Consequences

In our small group this week we talked about consequences. One of the members said even if a person does not receive an immediate consequence (such as an undisciplined child being allowed to do what they want) there is always a consequence later (undisciplined adult not able to keep a job). Is there a process that will reduce the consequences in our life. We hear multiple voices each day, peers, friends, family, our self and of course the enemy. God…

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Which Team

Which Team

Each day we start with words. Some of them silent in our head like “I need a cup of coffee” or “what shall I wear today”. Throughout the day we use words not only in private thought but also to communicate with others. In our private thoughts we should ask our self a question to make sure our thoughts are leading us closer to God  “did that thought Glorify God” . There are only two spiritual beings we can get…

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How do Over Comers handle adversity ?

How do Over Comers handle adversity ?

How do Over Comers handle adversity ? Over comers make adversity their advantage Over comers know that adversity causes some to break  and others to get a breakthrough Over comers see setbacks as a setup for a comeback Over comers make the worst thing that has happened to them – the best thing Over comers trust in the word of the Lord more than they trust in the word of man Over comers know they cannot fight a battle weary so they rest…

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