2/25/2012 – Divorce—Don’t Allow Past Brokenness To Cause Future Pain – Pastor Shane Idleman

February 25th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 2/25/2012 – Divorce—Don’t Allow Past Brokenness To Cause Future Pain – Pastor Shane Idleman)

Part five from a sermon series on Real Marriage—the truth about life together, by Shane Idleman [WCFAV.org].

Last week, I asked, “How can we undo the emotional pain we experience from failed relationships?” First, we must understand that it’s not an external fight, it’s an internal struggle: “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12). God works within us by transmitting healthy thoughts into godly actions. Our mind is where battles are either won or lost. Those who do not forgive or release bitterness, anger, and hurt, never experience freedom, happiness, or ‘true’ restoration. It all starts here….
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What Does The Resurrection Mean To You?

April 23rd, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on What Does The Resurrection Mean To You?)

The resurrection of Christ was the single most powerful event in history. It distinguishes Christianity from all other religions. It had such implications for mankind that recorded history marked events before the birth of Christ (B.C.), and after His death (A.D.).
On a personal level, the resurrection means the difference between life and death, hope and despair, meaning and futility, heaven and hell. Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God [through Christ] is eternal life…” Romans 6:7 adds that we have “been freed from sin” through the cross and the resurrection.
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