The Heart of the Problem (part 1 of 5)

By Kerry Skinner / June 29, 2020 /

The Heart of the Problem is the Problem of the Heart! *This five-part series is an overview of The Heart of the Problem book/workbook. If you discover help in these articles, I encourage you to purchase the workbook at and go deeper in your discovery. For detailed training as a biblical counselor, see If the article…

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Obedience and Holiness

By Kerry Skinner / June 22, 2020 /

Focus on Christ What or who do you focus on in your thinking? Is your mind made up to go your own way, or is your mind made up to only go God’s Way? The accepted posture for a disciple of Jesus Christ is a guarded mind that is sober. If your thinking is not…

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Obedience and Joy

By Kerry Skinner / June 15, 2020 /

Focus on Christ Where does joy come from? Are you only joyful when things are going well? Do you need have a light-hearted moment in order to sense inner peace and joy? Only when you follow what God has commanded will you experience the abundant life. A believer will never be joyful in disobedience. The…

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Obedience and Morality

By Kerry Skinner / June 8, 2020 /

Focus on Christ Why do you do the right thing? Is it because you have been raised with good morals? Do you obey the law so that you will not be embarrassed? Or do you obey the law because you love God? People do not want to talk about their morals, unless they think they…

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Obedience Confirms Praise

By Kerry Skinner / June 1, 2020 /

How do you offer praise to God? Is it through proper words you speak? If you say, “Praise God!” is that enough? What is God looking for you to do or say in order to praise Him? Whoever offers praise glorifies Me; and to him who orders his conduct aright I will show the salvation…

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Obedience and Truth

By Kerry Skinner / May 26, 2020 /

How would you define truth? Is it a concept? Is truth a group of methods? Can all truth be discovered in the world’s greatest library? And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.  John 8:32 Focus on Christ Knowing truth does not set you free. Knowledge does not set you…

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Who or What Guides You?

By Kerry Skinner / May 12, 2020 /

What or who guides your life? Do you listen to the latest fads for direction? Maybe you attempt to find a person who has a new insight into life that can enrich your days. But quite honestly, if you are looking to people for guidance, you must be careful as to who you follow. Paul…

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My Word Is Like A Fire (free offer)

By Kerry Skinner / April 27, 2020 /

This Offer Available Until May 11th ONLY!!!! For this short time only, buy My Word is Like a Fire and receive a free copy of The Joy of Repentance (book). Simply place your order and for every purchased copy of My Word is Like a Fire, a free copy of The Joy of Repentance will…

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The Fear and Knowledge of God

By Kerry Skinner / April 20, 2020 /

What would you do in order to find a hidden treasure? Suppose someone gave you a map with a general location of a treasure but told you that it was buried twenty feet deep. Would you put in the effort to dig for it? It would be hard, tedious, and long work. But, anything worth…

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Learning Through Suffering

By Kerry Skinner / April 9, 2020 /

Have you ever been in misery, anguish, distress, grief, or even agony? Strong cries toward God and tears to Him is appropriate when thinking of the One who was able to save us from death and provide so great a salvation. Tears are not disgraceful or shameful when they come from a heart of love…

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