Author: Mark Stockman
A son and servant of the King.

To Love God – Part 2

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To love God is to seek Him, right? To love God is to desire to please Him, too. Isn’t that so? We tend to think about loving God in the context of what we do for Him, but it’s more

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To Love God

Closeup photo of a mass of Black-eyed Susan flowers.

What does it mean to love God? Many people claim to love God, including Christians, Jews, Muslims, and many other folks, but there’s a lot of difference in how that claim is worked out. If someone claims to love God

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TruthAnchor Update

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Changes are coming to the TruthAnchor.com blog! Things have been very busy for me (including starting a new book), and I want to focus on the quality of what is offered here. In order to do that some features need

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Trust In the Lord With All Your Heart!

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart. That is the biblical instruction found in Proverbs 3:5, and if you’ve been a Christian for a while then I’m sure you’ve heard it quoted often. Doing so promises safety, provision, and

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The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement

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President Trump just fulfilled a campaign promise by withdrawing the United States from participation in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.  While withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement was not a specific promise, he repeatedly claimed he would evaluate current US

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Inside and Outside the Church

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I have interacted with all kinds of people since I gave my heart to Christ. I have been exposed to many thoughts, ideas, and actions by both those inside and outside the church. I have been blessed (as well as

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100 Years From Now

Artistic rendition of stars, nebula and various other features like gaseous clouds in deep space, by Andrew Ostrovsky.

“What will you be doing 100 years from now?” How you answer that question will tell a lot about what motivates you. Planning for the Future? What will you be doing 100 years from now? Atheists will answer, “Nothing, because

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God Resists the Proud – Part 4

Lion Lipstick of Rekero Pride late evening in Masai Mara, Kenya - by Maggy Meyer

God resists the proud, and yet people (and Americans in particular) are proud beings. Sayings like, “Show some pride in your work” are familiar to all of us. We are Proud To Be An American, and proud of our ethnicity

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God Resists the Proud – Part 3

Lion Lipstick of Rekero Pride late evening in Masai Mara, Kenya - by Maggy Meyer

The Word of God has quite a bit to say about why God resists the proud, being proud, and its destructive effects. Proverbs 6:16-19 These six things the Lord hates, yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look,

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God Resists the Proud – Part 2

Lion Lipstick of Rekero Pride late evening in Masai Mara, Kenya - by Maggy Meyer

Once we understand where pride originated, and all the terrible things that have happened as a result, it’s no wonder that God resists the proud. Pride Affects Relationships I was at small group last night and we discussed some things

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