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How Jesus’ Love and Sacrifice Sets Us Free from the Sin God Hates
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How Jesus’ Love and Sacrifice Sets Us Free from the Sin God Hates

What is sin? Sin is defined as anything that is contrary to the law or will of God. It includes doing what is wrong and failing to do what is right.  The Hebrew word for sin used in the Old Testament is בלי (hhattah). The Greek word used in the New Testament is ἁμαρτία (hamartia)….

This Truth About “Wait Right Here” will Help You Live by Faith Today
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This Truth About “Wait Right Here” will Help You Live by Faith Today

Years ago when our son was little, I’d take him to the mall to burn off the fidgets on days he couldn’t run around outside.  I can still remember one particular visit like it happened yesterday… We were enjoying our time together when he looked up at me and said, “Wait right here Mommy, I’ll be right back.”…

How Jesus is the Light Who Gives Hope and Defeats the Darkness
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How Jesus is the Light Who Gives Hope and Defeats the Darkness

Do you ever feel like the darkness is winning? Sexuality is confused, misused, and abused. Wars and rumors of wars lead our newscasts unless there’s a more titillating scandal to report. Respect for those in leadership seems to be the exception, not the norm. Addiction has filtered into every segment of society. Babies continue to…

Why It’s Important to Know & Speak the Truth that Helps Eternally
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Why It’s Important to Know & Speak the Truth that Helps Eternally

I often struggle with the amped-up ugly interactions that are so prevalent in our current society. I’ve prayerfully asked God to help me look past my own agitation and choose my words here carefully. And I’d like to ask you a question… What’s most important? Popularity? Recognition? Your opinion? Your friend’s opinions? Or the truth? It’s hard to know…

Jesus Will Come Soon So Live with Faith, Hope, & Joy Every Day
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Jesus Will Come Soon So Live with Faith, Hope, & Joy Every Day

Happy New Year’s Eve Day! We made it! We’ve read and prayed the whole New Testament this year. When we began this journey in January, I was excited but a little nervous wondering if I’d be able to reach the goal. Today, I’m feeling overwhelmed and so very thankful and blessed. I’m thankful to the…

Want Hope? You Need This Truth About Satan and the Book of Life
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Want Hope? You Need This Truth About Satan and the Book of Life

Many books and movies present a dastardly villain as part of the storyline. Readers and viewers are most satisfied when finally as the story comes to a close the villain is defeated and justice prevails. “Villain” does not even begin to describe satan. The dark, dark evils he has reigned down on the world and…

The Most Important Truth We Need to Know About the Devil Today
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The Most Important Truth We Need to Know About the Devil Today

The Book of Revelation contains a great deal of imagery that I have to admit I don’t really understand. Chapter 12 describes an end of the age battle between the “woman” (who commentaries and notes say represents “God’s faithful people”) and the “large red dragon” (who is Satan himself). John wrote: This great dragon—the ancient…

Why It’s Important to Keep Watch and Wait for Jesus to Return
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Why It’s Important to Keep Watch and Wait for Jesus to Return

Jesus told His followers to be faithful and intentionally ready for His return… Everyone will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds with great power and glory. And he will send out his angels to gather his chosen ones from all over the world—from the farthest ends of the earth and heaven. Mark…

Why It’s Important to Focus On Jesus as We Live Through Revelation
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Why It’s Important to Focus On Jesus as We Live Through Revelation

I sometimes wonder where we are in the end times spectrum. I wonder what if any events have taken place already and what the future will be like going forward. Rev and I were talking the other day, about the challenges of understanding John’s writing of God’s plan. There are some who take it literally…