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Biblical, battle-tested, real-life help for "living by faith in the Son of God" (Galatians 2:20). — Steve Fuller

What’s the Root Cause of My Sin?

What's the Root Cause of My Sin?

To battle sin we must understand the root cause, and how to overcome it. Here’s how —

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Don’t Half-Heartedly Resist Sin – KILL It

Don't Half-Heartedly Resist Sin – KILL It

There is a huge difference between half-heartedly resisting sin, and waging full-scale battle to destroy it. Here’s what happened yesterday –

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Why Willpower Alone Can’t Produce Obedience

Why Willpower Alone Can't Produce Obedience

Willpower alone can’t produce obedience because obedience includes feelings, and we can’t change feelings by willpower. But God has good news–

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Don’t Settle for “God OUGHT to Be My Satisfaction”

Don't Settle for "God OUGHT to Be My Satisfaction"

Yes, we should be completely satisfied in God. So here’s what to do when we are not —

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What to Do when You Desire Something Else More than God

What to Do when You Desire Something Else More than God

We know this is wrong, but what can we do? The author of Psalm 119 tells us, and it’s wonderful news.

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The Right Way, And The Wrong Way, To Fight Sin

The Right Way, And The Wrong Way, To Fight Sin

Struggling in your fight against sin? Maybe you are fighting the wrong way …

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What To Do When It’s Hard To Surrender To Christ

What To Do When It's Hard To Surrender To Christ

It’s supposed to be easy. But too often it’s hard. Here’s why — and what you can do about it.

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How James Fraser Overcame Satanic Attack

How James Fraser Overcame Satanic Attack

What he had been taught wasn’t working. But God helped him see what he was missing — and victory came.

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Indiana Jones On Fighting Sin (with a short video)

Indiana Jones On Fighting Sin (with a short video)

God gives us a powerful weapon to use when we battle sin. Indiana Jones shows what happens when we use it.

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A Not-So-Helpful Approach To Obeying God: Battle To See Your Worth

A Not-So-Helpful Approach To Obeying God: Battle To See Your Worth

A popular Christian author encourages us to obey God by battling to see our worth. I don’t think that’s the best approach. Here’s why —

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