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Christian Living: From “Make One” To “Be One”

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this … Continue reading

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Words of Encouragement: Blessings

The Dreamers by Theodosia Garrison The gypsies passed her little gate She stopped her wheel to see A brown-faced pair who walked the road, Free as the wind is free; And suddenly her tidy room A prison seemed to be. … Continue reading

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Sovereignty of God: Comforting Words

Throughout the New Testament we read the promises we have in Christ. One such promise was made in the book of John: “In this world you will have tribulation, but take courage I have overcome the world.” This is not … 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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Christian Living: A Sweet, Sweet Gift From God

Believers have an opportunity to serve God in a way they may never have imagined. Paul tells us in Romans 12:12a that we should be “devoted to prayer.” This is just one of a long list of instructions he gives … Continue reading

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