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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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Christian Living: God’s Thoughts Are Higher

In the book of Job we see his friends offering what they think is godly advice and judgment. They are all in agreement that Job has done something wrong to incur the punishment he is enduring and they chastise him … Continue reading

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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 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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Christian Living: People In Our Lives

Believers know that God is Sovereign. Our days are numbered according to His will. He has a good and perfect plan for each of us. This plan includes — among countless other things — the people God has put, and … 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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Christian Living: Being a Good Samaritan

Good Samaritans come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. That’s because God can use whomever He pleases to come to the aid of someone in trouble. It might be a close friend or a complete stranger. It can be … Continue reading

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Christian Living: Blessings to All Who Give

So two good things will result from this ministry of giving—the needs of the believers in Jerusalem will be met, and they will joyfully express their thanks to God. As a result of your ministry, they will give glory to … Continue reading

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