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A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Identified or Simply Interested?

"I have been crucified with Christ . . ." (Galatians 2:20)The inescapable spiritual need each of us has is the need to sign the death certificate of our sin...
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Friendship with God

"Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing . . . ?" (Genesis 18:17)This friendship means being so intimately in touch with God that you never even need...
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Abraham’s Life of Faith

"He went out, not knowing where he was going." (Hebrews 11:8)Living a life of faith means never knowing where you are being led. But it does mean loving and...
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Will I Bring Myself Up to This Level?

". . . perfecting holiness in the fear of God." (2 Corinthians 7:1)“Therefore, having these promises. . .” I claim God’s promises for my life and look to their...
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The Servant’s Primary Goal

"We make it our aim . . . to be well pleasing to Him." (2 Corinthians 5:9)“We make it our aim. . . .” It requires a conscious decision...
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The Master Will Judge

"We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ . . ." (2 Corinthians 5:10)If you will learn here and now to live under the scrutiny of Christ’s...
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The Story Behind the Headline

What happens when a hurting person doesn’t get the help he needs? 3-minute commentary: The Story Behind the Headline. Come Join Us as we strive to live out our faith in...
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The Discipline of Dismay

"As they followed they were afraid." (Mark 10:32)At the beginning of our life with Jesus Christ, we were sure we knew all there was to know about following Him....
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Yielding

". . . you are that one’s slaves whom you obey . . ." (Romans 6:16)The first thing I must be willing to admit when I begin to examine...
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God’s Total Surrender to Us

"For God so loved the world that He gave . . ." (John 3:16)As I am caught up into total surrender to God, I become thrilled with something infinitely...
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Total Surrender

"Peter began to say to Him, ’See, we have left all and followed You’." (Mark 10:28)Genuine total surrender is a personal sovereign preference for Jesus Christ Himself. Where does...
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Obedience to the “Heavenly Vision”

"I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision." (Acts 26:19)If we lose “the heavenly vision” God has given us, we alone are responsible — not God. We lose the...
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Being an Example of His Message

"Preach the word!" (2 Timothy 4:2)We are not saved only to be instruments for God, but to be His sons and daughters. He does not turn us into spiritual...
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Turning Back or Walking with Jesus?

"Do you also want to go away?" (John 6:67)What a penetrating question! Our Lord’s words often hit home for us when He speaks in the simplest way. In spite...
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Reinventing Jesus

There is a dangerous new trend in the world of graphic novels. 3-minute commentary: Reinventing Jesus. Come Join Us as we strive to live out our faith in the marketplace.
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The Surrendered Life

"I have been crucified with Christ . . ." (Galatians 2:20)To become one with Jesus Christ, a person must be willing not only to give up sin, but also...
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The Source of Abundant Joy

"In all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us." (Romans 8:37)The underlying foundation of the Christian faith is the undeserved, limitless miracle of the...
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Taking the Next Step

". . . in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses." (2 Corinthians 6:4)When you have no vision from God, no enthusiasm left in your life, and no...
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Is He Really My Lord?

". . . so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus . . ." (Acts 20:24)Joy comes from...
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Is This True of Me?

"None of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself . . ." (Acts 20:24)It is easier to serve or work for God without...
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His Commission to Us

"Feed My sheep" (John 21:17)When we receive the life of Christ through the Holy Spirit, He unites us with God so that His love is demonstrated in us. The...
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Have You Felt the Pain Inflicted by the Lord?

"He said to him the third time, ’. . . do you love Me?’" (John 21:17)Have you ever felt the pain, inflicted by the Lord, at the very center...
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Show Me The Money

Want to hear a good news story about your federal tax dollars at work? 3-minute commentary: Show Me The Money. Come Join Us as we strive to live out our faith...
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A Stunning Victory

It has been a long and difficult legal battle but the outcome was worth the wait. 3-minute commentary: A Stunning Victory. Come Join Us as we strive to live out our...
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