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Are You Fighting the Wrong Opponent

Know that you are in a fight Have you ever considered that day after day, you’re in a fight for something? On your job, you might be fighting for your next promotion. At home, you might be fighting to keep up with your neighbors or something simple like paying your …

Discounted Ability: Who Should be in Control?

No Longer Common in Scripture “Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God [who is not like us, normal] can be trusted to keep his promise.” – Apostle Paul (Hebrews 10:23 NLT) No Longer Common Today Do you like being in control? A lot of …

You were Created to be Different and Unique

No Longer Common in Scripture “Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit [The Spirit that makes you Uncommon], who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself.” –Apostle Paul (1 Corinthians 6:19 NLT) No Longer Common Today …

Choosing the Right Church

No Longer Common in Scripture “Jesus said to the people who believed in Him [the no-longer-common], ‘You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free’.” – Apostle John No Longer Common Today It’s another …

Setting and Remembering Goals

Have you waited for something to arrive for so long, only realizing later that you already have what you’ve been waiting for the whole time? Sometimes, we get too involved in the process of waiting that we forget about our initial goals. This makes us lose sight of what truly …

Eternal Life is the Best Christmas Gift Ever

Do you believe in life after death? Are you living your life to prepare for the rest of your life, or are you living it to prepare for what comes after life? “And anyone who believes in God’s Son [the no-longer-common] has eternal life [life that’s not normal; a different …

Five Common Words You Must Get Rid Of…

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.” – St. Paul Many times it’s difficult to find the “no-longer-common” idea behind a scripture such as this one. The characteristics identified have the tendency to expose at least one area …

Is Accepting Christ Really the End to Having Fun?

Fun now, Christ later I have seen many people avoid Christianity because they feel they will lose the “good life.” They think they will become something they’re not – different. I too thought that becoming a Christian – a follower of Christ – meant giving up the things I enjoyed …