Tag Archives: Abundant life

Christian Living: How To Do Something Amazing

One of the few television shows that I enjoy is “So You Think You Can Dance.” I was particularly impressed recently by the performance of a young hip-hop dancer named “Fix-tion” who had no formal dance training at all. Fix-tion … Continue reading

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Salvation by Grace: Condsider What He Did For You

“God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” —2 Corinthians 5:21 Before we ever knew Jesus as Lord and Savior, we were dead in our … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Blessings to All Who Obey

Jesus instructs in John 14:15, “If you love me, obey my commands.” This is not a suggestion; this is an instruction from God, an order, a command. Furthermore, Jesus goes on to say that those who do not love Him … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Stop Asking the Questions

The first three Gospels in the New Testament give similar accounts of the calling of the disciples. When Jesus initiated the call, the response was the same in each instance. The invitees immediately left their nets and boats to follow … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Sacrificial Giving

In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35 “It is … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Do Not Be Unequally Yoked

The Bible warns against our being unequally yoked. By this, God means that we should not create close bounds with those who are outside the Christian Faith. The people of Paul’s day would have been very familiar with the expression … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Living the Christian Life

“Sometimes I think God has put us apostles at the very end of the line, like prisoners soon to be killed, put on display at the end of a victor’s parade, to be stared at by men and angels alike. … Continue reading

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Christian Living: If You Want to Follow Jesus

The Bible is filled with commands that Jesus gives to those who want to follow Him. He has the authority to demand compliance, but in His sovereignty Jesus lets man choose whether he wants to comply or not. In other … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Let Apostle Paul Guide Your Thinking

Paul has numerous writing styles in the letters he wrote to the churches of his day. Sometimes his very lengthy sentences progress from one thought to the next before finally arriving at his conclusion. Sometimes, he uses a Q and … Continue reading

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Evangelism: Get It Done Now!

I live in a neighborhood where the residents are fast moving into an age bracket somewhere above middle-age. Many are original owners of houses that were built between ‘70 and ’73. When I hear the sirens scream, I am concerned … Continue reading

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