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Groaning

sat·is·fac·tion: the confident acceptance of something as satisfactory, right, dependable, or true.  The bottom line: this side of eternity, there should be dissatisfaction in all of us with the...
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The Jesus Focus

fo·cus: a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity.  The bottom line: at street level, big kingdom living is Jesus-focused living.  Sin has given all of us a...
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Welcome to Your Death

dis·ci·ple: one who adheres to the teaching of another and imitates his example.  The bottom line: in calling us to die, Christ is actually rescuing us from death and...
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In the Center of It All

pre·em·i·nent: superior to or notable above all others, greatest in importance.  The bottom line: big kingdom living means living with Christ at the center of everything I think, desire,...
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The Shrink Dynamic

dy·nam·ic: an interactive system or process, characterized by action or forcefulness.  The bottom line: sin causes all of us to shrink the size of our lives to the size...
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The Costume Kingdom

mas·quer·ade: to pretend to be someone or something that you are not.  The bottom line: the most dangerous thing about the kingdom of self is how easily it masquerades...
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Discovering Your Civilization

civ·i·li·za·tion: a type of culture or society developed at a particular time and place.  The bottom line: you and I are always being civilized or civilizing others into the...
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Welcome to My Little Kingdom

king·dom: a realm or sphere in which one thing is dominant.  The bottom line: Each of our lives is shaped by the war between the kingdom of God and...
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A Total Disaster

au·ton·o·my: the quality or state of being independent, free, and self-directed.  The bottom line: Since sin has damaged everything, God calls us to be concerned about everything.  When Adam...
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More or Less?

pre·tense: a false appearance or action intended to deceive.  The bottom line: Sin causes us to talk about more, but to settle for less.  We are all capable of...
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A Quest for More

tran·scen·dence: the state of being beyond and outside of the ordinary range of human experience.  The bottom line: You were created to be part of something big.  Have you...
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