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Discount Religion

If Ray had asked me the question, "what do you consider your biggest challenge?" I think that today I would have answered just what he said...my biggest challenge is the man in the mirror. I have done more wrong than right in my life, I believe, and I doubt that the scales would balance well in my favor. Fortunately I don't choose to do wrong any longer, but if I should mess up I am very aware of just what Jesus Christ accomplished on that cross. That blood-bought sacrifice once for all who would accept it saved me from me. It's not automatic; it costs us something to accept it. It costs us our very lives, our souls, to change our minds and give up the things we cannot keep to accept the things that bring us eternity with Him. I am not ashamed to say that Jesus Christ is Lord. He bought me with a terrible price, and he promises that I am sealed unto the day of redemption. It's not a hollow promise, because I believe the man Jesus was not only fully man but fully …

Romancing Your Wife-A Pathway To A Real Partnership

Is your partnership built on a strong foundation? The real measure of the strength of your marriage should be based on 1 Corinthians 1:10 where the apostle Paul says, “I beseech you brethren, by the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.”

Teammates have to go into a game with the same plan, they learn the right signals to accomplish teamwork in winning, so you and your partner must approach your marriage, not with the attitude of “me vs. you,” but with the attitude of being fully committed to the same plan, knowing each other's signals, needs, strengths, and weaknesses(without criticizing the other.)

I think every failure in marriage comes back to not fully implementing all of these attributes of teamwork. I speak as one who has failed in the past. The good news is that failure is never final with God. 

Romancing Your Wife 
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