How Knowing Money is NOT the Root of All Evil will Help You
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How Knowing Money is NOT the Root of All Evil will Help You

“Money is the root of all evil.” Right? That expression has become so common you can find it in the Dictionary under Idioms. Here’s what it says: “Money, or, more specifically, the desire to obtain and amass it, is the ultimate reason humans do evil things to one another.” It’s not money itself that is the source or root of evil. That idiom leaves out one very important word from Paul’s letter to Timothy… For the…

The Important Reason Why You Need to Build Your Spiritual Muscles
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The Important Reason Why You Need to Build Your Spiritual Muscles

Do you ever wonder how much time we spend thinking and talking about pointless and unimportant things that may or may not happen? Paul wrote the following to Timothy: Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. 1 Timothy 4:7a Some of the other translations put it this way, Don’t have…

How to Be Prepared & Stand Strong When It’s Hard to Follow Jesus
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How to Be Prepared & Stand Strong When It’s Hard to Follow Jesus

When I was growing up almost everyone on our street attended church. Being a Christian was just part of the norm. Culture encouraged church membership and it seemed for many – their social lives revolved around time spent with friends from church. Christian values and morals were rarely questioned and believe it or not, the…

5 Things to Do When People are Being Persecuted for Their Faith
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5 Things to Do When People are Being Persecuted for Their Faith

The following facts are from an article in the January edition of Christianity Today: Every day, 13 Christians worldwide are killed because of their faith. Every day, 12 churches or Christian buildings are attacked. Every day, 12 Christians are unjustly arrested or imprisoned, and another 5 are abducted. And as I write this, the news…

How You Can Live Unafraid of the End of the World with Faith and Hope
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How You Can Live Unafraid of the End of the World with Faith and Hope

“The end of the world is coming!” Throughout history, there have been many times various “experts” have predicted the date and time of some apocalyptic event that would cause the end of the world. There have even been times when people have rallied around these predictions and gathered together to await the appointed moment. However……

2 Reasons the Bible Tells Us What to Expect When Jesus Returns
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2 Reasons the Bible Tells Us What to Expect When Jesus Returns

When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, there were only a few people who even noticed. And those who did came from humble unnoteworthy backgrounds. A simple teenage girl. An ordinary carpenter. A handful of shepherds. Relatively speaking, practically no one noticed that the Savior of the World had been born. But that won’t be the…