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Happy Marriage, Happy Home Principle: Confessing & Forgiving Wrongs

James 5.16 tells us to confess our sins to one another. This is vital. It is crucial for couples and families to actively practice open confession of wrongs committed against family members. Tom confesses and Sally promptly forgives Tom. Teach … Continue reading

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Should We Use Family Drug Intervention Approach With Other Problems?

Families at times need to have a showdown, an intervention with a loved one on drugs or booze. It’s godly, group, peer pressure! “Tom, we all meeting here today because we love you. It hurts us to see you destroying … Continue reading

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How Many Biblical Principles Are The Critics Of Josh Duggar And His Family Violating?

Since the recent admission of adultery, Josh Duggar has published his confession.  We all are grieved. Consequences will likely follow him long term. But some who want God’s mercy when they stumble yet withhold their mercy when others need it. … Continue reading

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Apologies vs Long Term Strife

Want your children and family to remain close to one another? We’ve been watching a PBS series on Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt. FDR committed the grievous sin of an affair with his secretary. He was not the one to bring … Continue reading

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Apologies Vs Long Term Strife: Importance of Confessing Sins

courtesy:goodfreephotos.com Want your children and family to remain close to one another? We’ve been watching an PBS series on Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt. FDR committed the grievous sin of an affair with his secretary. He was not the one to … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Allow Judas Iscariot, A Thief, To Keep Their Money? – Part 2

This will mean more to you if you read Part 1, yesterday’s post. Mary anointed Jesus with costly ointment but the keeper of their money. Judas, objected: “Why was this money not sold for three hundred pence, and given to … Continue reading

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Should We Confess Small Sins?

                                        Are moss covered sins still sins? Can they still be in play?  I just crossed paths with a teacher from  long ago. God’s Spirit convicted me to confess to him an unkind remark I wrote on … Continue reading

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Unforgiveness: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

        Ever hold unforgiveness against a parent, brother, in-law or enemy? Like barnacles on the hull of a boat, those suckers can stick tight. Like ticks on a dog, grudges can burrow in deep. Like digging a bullet out of  … Continue reading

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Is It Necessary To Talk About My Sin? Ignore Or Confess It?

      Some people go for years without really confronting their sin: irresponsible behavior,  lying, lust, addiction, stealing, cussing, porn or gossip. Confessing sins is like a foreign language to them. Is it better to let sleeping dogs lie? … Continue reading

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Family Intervention: Confronting Destructive Behavior

                    Dad has a “secret” drinking problem. Jasmine has an online addiction.  Tandy is into drugs. How does a family address addictions? What should a caring family member do? What are  real peacemakers to do? Like a good doctor that … Continue reading

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