Category Archives: Christlikeness

What rules your heart?

Many of us look over the fence every day at someone else and wish we were more like them because we think they’ve found life. No matter who you are, no matter where you are, and no matter your gender … Continue reading

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Radical Marriage Conflict Resolution Tip

By Rick Thomas The Gospel is radical by itself, but it is even more radical when two people begin to practicalize it into their lives. What about you? Have you been radicalized by the Gospel? There are two ways you … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Biblical Counseling, Change, Christlikeness, Conflict, Fear, Home life, Marriage, Rick Thomas, Self-righteousness, Selfish desires, The Gospel | Leave a comment

38 One Another Bible Verses

“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” 1 John 4:11 Because of God’s great love for us we are given all we need to live and to love in harmony with one another, … Continue reading

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Building a Home and a Marriage

When seeking to begin or rebuild a marriage God must be the starting point. God has to be the foundation of a home and a person’s thinking; then you can address marital issues. Eph. 2:20-22 says, “built on the foundation … Continue reading

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Experiencing God in our Troubles

One of the problems of living in a fallen world is that we tend to focus more on our troubles than on Christ.  Our problems become bigger than God.  We place too much faith in things or people and not … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Counseling, Change, Christlikeness, Difficulties, Doubt, Faith, God is good, Godly wisdom, Honoring God, Hope, Idols, Jesus Christ, Sovereignty of God, Suffering, The Gospel, The Heart, Trusting God, Unbelief, Weaknesses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Closing the Gap

By:  Rick Thomas Have you ever wondered how it is possible to believe the right things, but yet do the wrong things? It happens all the time–at least to me. I’m daily put in situations where I have the opportunity … Continue reading

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How to Help an Angry Person

By:  Rick Thomas   We Don’t Do Well Being God The angry man is a sad man. The angry man is a reckless man. Did you know the angry man is a scared man too? Anger is most often born out … Continue reading

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