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Celebrate Together

We were born to celebrate. God never intended for fun and laughter to be crowded out of our lives. God’s kingdom, according to Jesus, is like a wedding reception where he wants his friends to celebrate with him as though … Continue reading

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Unity Matters

On the last night of his life, Jesus prayed a prayer that stands as a citadel for all Christians: “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that … Continue reading

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What is a Christian?

Interestingly, the Bible only mentions the word Christian three times (Acts 11:26, Acts 26:28, 1 Peter 4:16). When the term Christian was used in Acts, it was initially used by the unsaved people of Antioch and Agrippa as a kind … Continue reading

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Beautiful: Inside and Out

“Esther was the daughter of Abihail, the uncle of Mordecai who had adopted her as his own daughter. . . . Esther gained favor in the eyes of everyone who saw her. . . . The king loved Esther more … Continue reading

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Work Out Your Salvation

Wouldn’t it be nice if Christians could enter a little room, push a button, and in a matter of seconds be instantly transformed from spiritual infants to spiritual giants? The physical maturation process does not work that way, and neither … Continue reading

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The Power of Influence

During the Eighteenth Century, many Quakers were wealthy, conservative slave owners. John Woolman, a Quaker, dedicated his adult life to eliminating the practice of slavery among his brethren. He spent more than twenty years visiting Quakers along the East Coast. … Continue reading

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4 Realities Prayer Warriors Know

Prayer is the indispensable and vital function of a believer. No aspect of our Christian life is more essential and crucial to our personal growth and health, and the church’s growth and health, than spending time with God. We are … Continue reading

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6 Ways the Holy Spirit Works in Unbeliever’s Lives

The Holy Spirit—the personal presence of God—is at work in this world. He carries out a ministry parallel to that of Jesus and permanently abides in the life of a believer. The most important characteristic of the Holy Spirit is … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Powerful Life

The Bible speaks of a power that eclipses the most potent weapon, the strongest river, the largest atomic explosion, and the potential of the human brain. It’s the wonder working power of God. The power that can change a life, … Continue reading

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6 Revolutionary Facts Concerning God’s Guidance

Though the Bible never uses the word guidance, it does speak of a Guide. We may seek guidance, but God provides something better—himself. God’s guidance rests on two facts: One, the reality of God’s plan for us. God has formed … Continue reading

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