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How People Change | A Book Review

How People Change by Timothy Lane and Paul David Tripp has been considered an essential biblical counseling “textbook” for many years, and for good reason. In this book, Lane and Tripp outline the process of sanctification in language that is clear, easily understandable, and personally applicable. Early on, they paint...

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Truths to Motivate Prayer

Prayer is an area that nearly every Christian has room for greater consistency and discipline. That is actually the easy part to admit. It is more difficult to acknowledge that our lack of prayer flows from wrong thinking about God and ourselves. Our natural bent is towards unbelief and self-sufficiency....

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Unpacking Forgiveness | A Book Review

Forgiveness is a foundational spiritual building block in the Christian faith, both in relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ, and in every human experience and relationship Christ gives and guides us through in life. It is a basic truth that believers constantly need to revisit and evaluate in our hearts...

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Battles with Temptation

Truth In Love · TIL 280: Battles with Temptation (feat. Lance Quinn) Dale Johnson: Today, I am excited to have with me Lance Quinn. Lance is one of our board members here at ACBC. Many of you are familiar with Lance in his pastoral ministry and his ministry to ACBC throughout...

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Unrelenting Guilt Feelings

Severe guilt feelings are real, even for blood-bought, justified, adopted Christians. From what I gather, many who experience such feelings reason in this way:   “I have sinned in a severe manner against a friend/family member and against God. This friend has forgiven me. God has forgiven me through Jesus. However, I...

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Guilt Leading to Repentance

“Guilty!” So cries our consciences, our hearts, and most importantly, God’s Law. We have all felt the painful reminder of our guilt. Thoughts of regrettable words and actions can keep us awake at night as we recall the past. Despair grows with each painful replay. How do we respond? How do...

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