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Are Resolutions Christian?

This week's word is Resolution.  A resolution is "a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group."  A New Year's Resolution is one an individual makes usually based on his or her desires. I guess what bothers me most about New Year's Resolutions is the fact that God is rarely consulted or referenced.  Just because we want something does't mean God wants it for us.  Sometimes He has other plans that  may need to be in place BEFORE or INSTEAD of the plans we have for ourselves. This year, I resolve to listen to Almighty God to see what He would like me to do--not just on...

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