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"Back to basics"

"One reason why people are so stressed out and confused is that we are trying to do it all, have it all, and follow Jesus too. But we won't find God's will by doing the American Dream with a Jesus overlay. If we seriously want to find God's will for our lives, we must begin with very different questions than 'What do I want?' and 'What will God let me have?' Instead, we must ask, 'What does God want?' 'What is God doing in history?' and 'How does he want to use my life?' And the way we answer these questions is simply to go back to the Bible. There we discover God's purpose for his world. ...

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