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Words of Wisdom: Comfort in Times of Distress

In II Corinthians 1:8-11 Paul talks about one of his close encounters with death: We think you ought to know, dear brothers and sisters, about the trouble we went through in the province of Asia. We were crushed and overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Bible Study: How the Bible Counts Days

For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. —Matthew 12:40 One of the more … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Be Prepared

For many years, the Boy Scouts of America have used as their motto “Be Prepared.” This is a good standard for all of us to live by, since the nature of human beings is to dread having to do that … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Persecution

If you are familiar with the writings of Paul, you know that he—and the believers of that day—suffered ongoing persecution on account of their faith in Christ. Paul ultimately gave his physical body for the sake of the Gospel. There … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Suffering With Others

“And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.” 1 Corinthians 12:16 In the twelfth chapter of First Corinthians, Paul focuses our attention on spiritual gifts, explaining … 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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Sovereignty of God: Understanding the Incomprehensible

The omniscience of God is mind-boggling for many believers. It’s not that God doesn’t want us to understand: He definitely does. All through scripture, He gives us everything we need to know about who He is and what He does. … Continue reading

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