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Our Hope: The Poor Shall Not Perish

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.  For the needy shall not always be forgotten; the expectation of the poor shall not perish forever.”  Psalm 9:17-18 (NKJV) As we watch current events throughout the world we live in, it is sometimes difficult to ...

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Can We Still Relate To John?

There is power in the name of Jesus! It’s more than just an encouraging saying–it’s the truth. Christians are dying in places like Pakistan and Ethiopia because they live for Jesus and because He’s more than just a nice thought. His name alone saves the wretched sinner and heals the ...

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Thy Will Be Done: Do We Really Mean It?

Do you really mean it?  You have probably prayed it hundreds of times: “Thy will be done, thy kingdom come.”  Have you ever considered what the will of God looks like?  Sometimes we speak mindlessly; that’s dangerous.  Words have meaning.  Only humans have the privilege of expressing our minds, will and ...

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Bad Boy Saul and the Reimaging of His Reputation

How can he change? His life was determined from day one by being born into that household of Pharisee’s-the strictest sect of the Jewish religion. So many assumptions based upon a life cycle of tradition. How could he be any different? Yet God knew he would change, and even more ...

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Why Must We “Restore” Religious Freedom?

Indiana Governor Mike Pence boldly placed himself at the center of a firestorm of controversy by signing the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Everyone from celebrities and basketball commentators to corporations and the White House is voicing their objections and calling for a boycott on the entire state of Indiana. ...

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