Making Intercession

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The world is full of complicated solutions to some of life’s most basic issues.  Don’t believe me?  Just walk into a bookstore and notice the volumes of self-help books.  These books supposedly give us dissertation-length ideas on how to have the best marriage, raise the best kids, and live the happiest life possible.  The world has all of the answers (or so you would think), but the more you read these books the more convoluted life becomes.

On the other hand, the Bible is very straightforward when it comes to how we are to live.  Take for example Paul’s letter to the Ephesians:

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her.  -Ephesians 5:25

Clear enough for you?  We are to show the same love towards our wives as Christ does towards His church, which, by the way, is made up of us.  When…

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