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We shower daily, while others bathe in dirty rivers occasionally. We eat three meals a day, plus unneeded snacks, while others starve. We sleep warm and soundly while others can never rest. We have closets filled with unworn clothing, while … Continue reading

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Rejoicing In Suffering

It is clear from this that Christians are expected to experience suffering. Those who think that becoming a Christian will remove them from suffering have been seriously misled, for the Scriptures themselves teach that we are to expect suffering. The … Continue reading

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Fear And Faith

In Mark 5:21-43, we have one story and two miracles. One miracle is in favour of a socially and religiously prominent official, the other for a ‘nobody’. One of our characters in the miracle story has a name (Jarius) the … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean That God Is Sovereign?

The Bible describes God as One who is sovereign. But what does that really mean? As I investigated further, I learned that God makes numerous claims about Himself in the Bible and points to Himself as the ultimate source of … Continue reading

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A Lesson About Storms

Storms do not worry Jesus. He’s right there with us during them, but He’s perfectly calm about them. He isn’t terrified; He isn’t impatient; He isn’t worried. In fact, He’s so calm, He’s asleep. To us, He seems to have … Continue reading

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The Proper Use Of Words

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. (Ephesians 4:29) How do we express our perception of … Continue reading

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The Blessing Of Brokenness

You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; You do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, You will not despise. (Psalms 51:16-17) … Continue reading

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Enrich Your Soil: Preparing Your Heart To Be Fruitful For God

Jesus told a parable about soil once. He said there were four types of soil that the farmer threw seed upon. Three of them had serious problems and never produced a crop. Just one of the soils received the seed … Continue reading

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