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“Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. . . . never avenge yourselves . . . Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” (Romans 12:17, 19, 21, ESV)  The World of God may have been written many centuries ago, but it is just as relevant today.  When we follow its principles, the Bible works in any situation, any culture, and any age group. God’s Word is really a guidebook for life. But, just like those instruction manuals that come with things we purchase, we…

But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content. But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs. But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness,…

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you. (Hebrews 13:17, ESV) One of the most important people in my life is my pastor. Yes, under unusual circumstances, some have lived for God without a pastor, but it’s nothing we would want to intentionally do. After all, God gives us spiritual leaders to provide spiritual food and to watch over our souls. It’s an awesome but…