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Christ Died For Us

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Jesus Christ our Lord literally DIED for us while we were still doing stupid crap. While he was dying he still had an unbarable love for each and everyone of us. …

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Blink.

Life changes in the blink of an eye. For example, have you ever thought you could trust someone, and then they do something that makes you have a totally different opinion about that person? Now, a human’s immediate response is to walk away from that person. Feel broken, and then …

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My September

September. Leaves falling, it’s getting colder but still Summer is still breathing it`s last few breaths. September is a time for new beginnings, fresh starts and overall it feels new. Jesus is our September. He’s our fresh start. People say that when they become Christians, they`re born again, in a way in September, …

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Do It For Jesus

I admit it. I’m a band nerd. I take private lessons on my instrument, participate in every possible band opportunity available and practice on average 900 minutes a month. So needless to say I was quite excited when the time came around for the band trip. But, I wanted something …

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Don’t Pass It By

Easter is upon us. A time to ponder and reflect. To cry and weep. To laugh and celebrate. To eat chocolate, to watch the arrival of spring, and the renewal of life. For some it is the time of love and joy, for others it is a time of great …

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Trusting Ice

Recently, I went on an experience that was completely new for me. I tried ice climbing. Frontier Lodge, a Christian camp puts on the program “Intro to Ice,” and an older friend encouraged me to go. I definitely don’t regret the experience. However, when it was done, I didn’t just …

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The Hospital for the Broken

Whether you are visiting today from Rwanda or Iran, Switzerland or Peru, welcome. As the senior editor of our 9words online faith community, I want to say a heartfelt thanks for tuning in. We have come a long way in the last few months, growing from a site visited by …

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In Defense of Jesus Loves Me

We scoff at the cliche, the sunday school answers. We refuse to acknowlege the repeated. But I think perhaps it has gone to far. Perhaps the pendelum has swung into the complete other direction. Because when trying to figure out who you are, there is no greater truth than that …

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Hijacking the Mess

“You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.” This morning I chose to play small. I walked in to my school, worried about small things. I was concerned about the mess on my desk. I wrestled with the power cord stuck under the front …

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