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Songs on Spiritual Eating

To survive as human beings, we have 3 basic necessities: breathing, drinking, and eating. It is the same for the maintenance of our spiritual life. Related to this, the following quote hits the nail on the head: “Our physical eating is not an occasional activity or organized movement but a daily life necessity. Eating, drinking,…

Crockpot Sloppy Joe - cutdown

{Recipe} Crockpot Sloppy Joe’s

This Crockpot Sloppy Joe recipe is great for potlucks, BBQ’s, or if you just need to feed a lot of people. Crockpot recipes are always great anytime you want to fix it and forget it. When I made this recipe, I doubled it to feed 12 -14 people using a 7-quart Crockpot. Enjoy! Serves 4-6…

spiritual drinking - drink the Spirit

Songs on Spiritual Drinking

In order to be a normal, healthy Christian we must pay attention to vital life matters such as breathing, drinking, and eating. Just as our physical life is dependent upon such practices, so is our spiritual life. They are practical keys to living the Christian life. A previous post contained songs on spiritual breathing, so this…

Spiritual Breathing - calling on the name of the Lord

Songs on Spiritual Breathing

A previous post touched on spiritual breathing as a vital means for being a normal, healthy Christian. In this same vein, Bibles for America mentioned spiritual oxygen in one of their recent blog posts: Our human spirit is our deepest part. As we contact the Spirit with our spirit in prayer, we “breathe” Him in and receive…

Gospel Preaching Patterns in Acts - andreasnest

Gospel Patterns in Acts 8

I love lists. Don’t you? They make me feel organized and help me see the big picture. So, as I was going through my Bible reading in Acts, coupled with the Life-Study of Acts, I decided to make a list of some of the patterns of the gospel seen in Acts chapter 8. Spreading the…

anxiety - how to manage it and how to cope with anxiety

The Antidote to Anxiety

Human life is full of anxiety. None of us can escape it.  It shows up in our jobs, our schooling, our finances, or our plans for the future. In fact, Huffington Post recently said that 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety and panic disorders. But how can we manage anxiety? What is the antidote to…

easy crockpot recipe - crockpot and stuffing - andreasnest.com

{Recipe} Crockpot Chicken with Stuffing

I love crockpots. In fact, I have two. And I use them often. Crockpots make life easier and easy Crockpot recipes are even better! This simple Chicken with Stuffing Crockpot recipe is not only easy to make, but tastes delicious and fills the house with an aroma that’s reminiscent of Thanksgiving – which is rather pleasant…

buying-a-car it's not just about buying a car

Experiencing Christ in Buying a Car

My husband and I had an interesting experience when we bought our first car. We were forced into it circumstantially because the transmission in our previous car needed to be replaced and it would cost more than the car was worth. So, time to get another one. But you know what’s interesting about buying a…

Life-Study of Colossians by Witness Lee

The Life-Study of Colossians

As I was reading chapter 1 of the Life-Study of Colossians, published by Living Stream Ministry, I found the following excerpt worth sharing and couldn’t keep it to myself! Doctrinally, it provides a succinct overview of four books in the Bible: Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians, while contextualizing their position and function in their succession. Experientially,…