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Lindsey Batte McMullan

Lindsey was a counselor and a Group leader in the 90’s. She’s now a doctor and lives with her family in Mississippi.

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Deep Roots

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“He is like a tree planted by streams of water which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither.” Psalm 1:3 What is your favorite kin...

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Treadmill

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“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith- and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God- not by works so that no one can boast.” ...

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The Love of God: Deep and Wide

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by Lindsey Batte

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“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hea...

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Take Heart

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by Lindsey Batte

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I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world Joh...

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The Body of Christ

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.” 1 Corinthians 12:27 Do you find yourself looking around and wishing you could be mo...

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Most Beautiful

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 Have you ever played the “white elephant” ...

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Finished!

by Lindsey Batte

by Lindsey Batte

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“It is finished!” John 19:30 Do you ever feel like pastors and parents and other Christians keep giving you a laundry list of things to do? The frui...

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Do Not Covet - 10th Commandment

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by Lindsey Batte

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“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything...

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False Testimony - 9th Commandment

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“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.” Exodus 20:16 This command is pretty involved, and also has some similarities to the 6th ...

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Do Not Steal - 8th Commandment

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You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 There is more than first meets the eye to the 8th commandment. We are not trusting God when we break this command...

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Adultery - 7th Commandment

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“You shall not commit adultery.” Exodus 20:14 If you take water and combine it with Kool-Aid, they become something completely different than they w...

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Don't Murder - 6th Commandment

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by Lindsey Batte

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“You shall not murder.” Exodus 20:13 In the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5, Jesus tells us a bit more about this commandment (Matt. 5:21-26). Whe...

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Honor Your Parents - 5th Commandment

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“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” Exodus 20:12 This command is not typica...

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Keep the Sabbath Holy - 4th Commandment

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“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. O...

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Do No Misuse God's Name - 3rd Commandment

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by Lindsey Batte

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“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.” Exodus 20:7 When you hear so...

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No Idols - 2nd Commandment

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“You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow do...

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No Other Gods - 1st Commandment

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“You shall have no other gods before me.” Exodus 20:3 Everybody worships something, even if they say they don’t. People can worship lots of things,...

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The Ten Commandments

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by Lindsey Batte

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“And God spoke all these words.” Exodus 20:1a The 10 Commandments are God’s law. Christ came to fulfill this law because sinners (us) can never fulf...

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In the World, but Not Of the World

by Lindsey Batte

by Lindsey Batte

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“I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.” John 17:14 Do you ever fe...

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Anxiety and Peace

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, ...

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The Armor of God

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by Lindsey Batte

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Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Eph. 6:10 Do you think it would be wise to send a soldier into battle without appro...

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Don't Worry!

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” Matthew 6:34 What ...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

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“And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” Philippians 2:8 Gentleness i...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

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“Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. The say...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

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“For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jes...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

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by Lindsey Batte

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“Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it,...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

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“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the pea...

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Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

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“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is ...

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