today's devotional post

temptations we face
Oct
23

temptations we face

This is the last snack I’m going to eat today, you tell yourself. Then 5 minutes later you’re looking for another one! Michael Moss, in his book Salt Sugar Fat, reveals how food companies study ways to “help” people crave junk food. Some of the food industry’s biggest names hire “crave consultants” to determine people’s “bliss points”—the conditions when food companies can optimize consumers’ cravings. One popular company spends $30 million a year to determine the bliss points of consumers. Just as there are crave consultants who can cause us to long for junk... read more »

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seeing God’s glory . . .

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more grace . . .

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you choose Q: will God forgive me if i keep on sinning?

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the Bread of Life

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Q; What’s the mission of the church?  —Sean

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because Christ suffered . . .

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—Copy and design submitted by Terry and Pat Lampel, US

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with all your heart . . .

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sin and grace

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tree of the knowledge of good and evil

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