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Growing in Grace- Links 7/21

A collection of links from around the web:

From the blog this week: The Warnings and Comforts of God’s Attributes

Being Okay With Not Being Okay

“God’s call on our lives, then, is first and foremost not a call to action but a call to brokenness and contrition, for a broken and contrite heart he will not despise (Psalm 51:17).”

How to Leave Porn Behind

“For years I had been hiding beneath the identity of being a pastor’s kid in the church worship band while yielding myself totally to pornography. I was broken, but not broken enough, and still trying to put up a crumbling façade.”

20 Great Quotes About the Church

“However, over the past centuries, the bride of Christ has suffered from within and the outside enemies. For this reason, in many ways, Christians too often have diminished the notion of the role and function of the local church…Here are 20 great quotes on the importance of the local church.”

5 Marks of Effective Prayer

“This leper is a trophy of amazing grace. The priority of this passage it what it teaches us about Jesus, but there is a lesson about prayer in the actions and words of the leper. The way he came to Jesus shows us how to go to God in prayer. Mark 1:40 teaches us five marks of effective prayer…”

Every Testimony is Dramatic and Miraculous

“God has worked a stunning miracle in my life. I don’t know why He has protected me from so many heartaches, but I’m grateful. If you also have an undramatic testimony, know this: there is nothing basic or boring about the life-transforming power of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

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