The Best Way to Apply the 10 Commandments to Your Life Today
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The Best Way to Apply the 10 Commandments to Your Life Today

What thoughts float through your mind whenever the subject of the Commandments comes up? Are you guilty? Uncomfortable? Disinterested? Proud? Do you believe there are a couple that are antiquated and just don’t apply anymore? Do you ever mentally run through the list and think, “Hmm, I’m doing a pretty good job?” Whatever your reaction…

What Does it Mean that God Works Things Together for Our Good?
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What Does it Mean that God Works Things Together for Our Good?

Fourteen years ago, our friends started calling us a “high maintenance prayer family.” It seemed like we were experiencing one crisis after another. Some of the circumstances were the results of other people’s choices, a few caused by decisions we made, and some were simply health problems allowed by God. As is typical of life,…

How God Will Help You Do Everything with “Agape” Love
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How God Will Help You Do Everything with “Agape” Love

“Do everything with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14 Paul wrote these words as part of his final instructions in his first letter to the church in Corinth. The Greek word for love in this verse is “agape” . . . love that is: Unconcerned with the self and concerned with the greatest good of another. Agape isn’t born…

Why Christians Need to Be United by a Biblical Perspective
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Why Christians Need to Be United by a Biblical Perspective

I’ve been a member of two different churches during a time of disagreement that caused a split among the members. One split over worship style and the other over the pending location of the new worship center. Sadly, Christians have been disagreeing and separating since the early days of the church. Peter gave the following…

Why It’s Important to Search the Scriptures to Know the Truth
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Why It’s Important to Search the Scriptures to Know the Truth

We used to live near a “Berean” church. And Rev and I think it’s was one of the best names ever for a Christian church. Here’s why: The people of Berea were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, and they listened eagerly to Paul’s message. They searched the Scriptures day after day to see if…