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We often assume that the big words are the really important ones, yet the more I think about it, the more I believe that it’s really the little words that make or break a person. This is particularly true for those of us who are followers of our Lord Jesus Christ. We read passages in the Bible that are greatly comforting, encouraging or even empowering, and we add one little word to the picture, and send our lives into despair.  One such word, containing only three little letters can be a killer.  That word is “but.”

Yes, I believe God’s promises, but…” Yes, I’m walking in newness of life with Jesus, but…” I am a new creation in Christ, but…” “My sins are forgiven, but…”

Dear brother or sisterthere is no “but” in any of those verses!

We are called to love one another, and there is no…

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