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    Psalm 2: Rebellion = Failure

    Introduction This week, we will be discussing what it looks like to fully obey God. Starting in Psalm 2, God gives us an overview of what happens when we disobey and when we obey. In the Old Testament, we see that God always gives us the option to disobey because he wants us to have free will. In the New Testament, we see the amazing act of full obedience from Joseph. Joseph shows us how freely choosing Him is always the best choice! Psalm 2 1 Why do the nations conspire[a] and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together…

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    4 Guardrails for Your Marriage

    A guardrails purpose is to keep cars that are drifting off the road from running off into a ditch or some other dangerous situation. This is a perfect illustration for some rules my husband and I have established in our marriage. These rules are meant to keep us on the right track and minimize the temptation our world plagues us with. I want to emphasize that we didn’t come up with this list because we don’t trust each other but because we are humans. Temptation and sin are things we are drawn to. By establishing these “guardrails” for marriage, we dramatically reduce the risk of losing our way. Maintaining a…