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How to Live the Bible — More Mistakes in Bible Application

This is the two-hundred-twenty-fifth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. [continued from last time…] Application […]

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Don’t Let Your Past Direct Your Future

By Darryl Strawberry Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. —Proverbs 3:5–6 In the sport of baseball, a player’s mental approach to the game can largely determine success or failure. When competing against […]

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How to Live the Bible — Mistakes in Bible Application

This is the two-hundred-twenty-fourth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. I always feel a little […]

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How to Live the Bible — Holding and Pondering

This is the two-hundred-twenty-third lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. “Let the word of Christ […]

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How to Live the Bible — Applying the Meaning of Scripture

This is the two-hundred-twenty-second lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. The world is a better […]

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How to Live the Bible — Reading Scripture Naturally

This is the two-hundred-twenty-first lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. I shudder to think how […]

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How to Live the Bible — Scripture and Community

This is the two-hundred-twentieth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. “I charge you before the […]

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How to Live the Bible — Finding Good Answers

This is the two-hundred-ninteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. There are two basic ways […]

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How to Live the Bible — Respecting the Text

This is the two-hundred-eighteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Every person wants to be […]

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How to Live the Bible — The Many Voices of the Bible

This is the two-hundred-seventeenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Sometime today I will go […]

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