When Will God Accept You?

Once you’ve proved yourself enough? Once you’re good enough? When you die? When you’re in heaven? Ever? How can you know if and when God accepts you?

Jesus.

He did it all. He’s made you worthy. It’s finished and complete.

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The Power of a Smile

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Why Won’t It Stop?

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“How can I help” vs. “Here’s what you need”

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It’s Good to Work Hard

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