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Something to THINK About

Funny how a $100 “looks” so big when you take it to church, but so small when you take it to the mall.

Funny how long it takes to serve God for an hour, but how quickly a team plays 60 minutes of basketball.

Funny how long a couple of hours spent at church are, but how short they are when watching a movie.
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Strengthening Your Faith

“Fear may tell you that you can’t, but faith tells you that you can.” I don’t know who said that, but it screams truth to those who are willing to listen.

As life gets tougher, and college gets rougher, it may seem that your faith is being put to the test daily. As a Christian, who happens to be a professor, nothing baffles me more than to see “unsaved” students with more faith than “saved” students. I just can’t explain it.
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Facing and Resisting Temptation

If it looks good, tastes good, and feels good, it must be okay, right? At least that’s what society would have us to believe. The “T” word (temptation) is not something we like to talk much about as college students, and even when we do, we try to soften the blow by making it seem less severe than it actually is. You’ve heard it before, “I just couldn’t help myself, the temptation was just too great.” That may indeed be true, but it’s only half true. The temptation probably was too great, but you could have indeed done something about it.
As long as you’re breathing, and as long as you’re a college student, you will face some type of temptation. The temptation may be different for all of us. For some, the temptation to engage in sex before marriage may be a major pull or being unfaithful to someone you’re in love with. For others, temptation may come in the form of using illegal drugs or drinking alcohol excessively. It doesn’t matter what the temptation is, the fact is that you “will” be tempted. The question is, so what you do about it?

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