072: Passion for God Above All

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It can be easy to confuse passion for God and passion for religious things.  The church at Ephesus ran into this problem.  If you read the first three verses of chapter two, it seems to describe the model Christians: hard-working, perseverance, defending the truth, and enduring hardships.  All these are admirable traits.  We would feel…

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071: Busyness Distracts Our Passion for God

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If the world cannot seduce our passions away from God, it will attempt to distract our passions with busyness.  It is a much more subtle tactic.  We don’t really view that we are doing anything wrong.  As a matter of fact, we convince ourselves that we are being good, responsible people. Now, there is nothing…

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070: Passionately Shaped by the Spirit

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The world constantly begs to be the focus of our passions.  And before we become a passionate Jesus-follower, it usually succeeds at getting our attention.  How do our passions look different when we become a follower of Jesus and a seeker of the heart of God?  Paul gives us a pretty good idea in his…

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069: Passionately Seeking God’s Kingdom

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We are continuing our journey together on the Living Unleashed Podcast as we look at living out our passion for God by seeking His Kingdom. Once we come to know God’s great love and passion for us, it changes the rest of our lives.  We are never the same.  The things that used to matter…

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068: Passionately Pursuing the Heart of God

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God’s heart is for the world.  Ever since the beginning, when Adam and Eve first rebelled by giving into the passion to be like God, God has been wooing the world back to himself. God’s passion for us is so great, that he has gone to the ends of the earth for us–defeating death itself. …

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