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What the Bible Has to Say About Israel

The nation of Israel almost came to a complete stop Tuesday afternoon September 25th in observance of Judaism’s holiest day of the year. Yom Kippur began Tuesday evening and ended Wednesday at sundown. During this period of time, the country … Continue reading

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Christian Living: The Command to Love

The Apostle John writes prolifically in his Gospel and his first epistle that, as disciples of Christ, we should love one another. He proclaims that loving one another is proof that Jesus is who He says He is. We might … Continue reading

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Missions: More Blessed to Give than Receive

Jesus tells us in scripture that it is more blessed to give than to receive. Not everyone actually operates on that sound and solid principle, but most of us try. Philip (Van Lal Lien), pastor, teacher, evangelist and church planter … Continue reading

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Missions: Update in Southeast Asia

The new school year has started at Yangon Grace Fellowship Bible School with a total enrollment of 46 students. Most Bible schools in Yangon are not nearly so large so the staff feels particularly blessed this year. Students at this … Continue reading

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Christian Living: It’s Not About Retiring

My father-in-law was fond of reminding others that at his age all his friends were retiring and dying. I’m fast approaching that same age, but it seems to me it’s more an “either/or” than an “and.” I would say that … Continue reading

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Missions: A Personal Testimony

I recently attended a retirement dinner for the Director of Global Missions at Asbury. It was a time for reflecting back on 25 years of service that Mary Ann Smith gave to God and the church. Undoubtedly, most all the … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Need Proof That Jesus Is the Son of God?

We might think that in order to prove Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, there would be need of great demonstrations, such as healing, walking on water and even raising the dead.  In fact, those things did happen … Continue reading

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