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The Battle Over The Resurrection

‘If Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins!’ 1 Corinthians 15:17 NKJV In 2013, Fox News reported that an exercise in a university course textbook involved instructing students to write the name of Jesus on a sheet of paper, put the paper on the floor, and stomp on it. In …Read More

Redefining ‘Good’ Friday

‘God was also pleased to bring everything on earth and in Heaven back to Himself through Christ.’ Colossians 1:20 GWT Carolyn Arends writes: ‘Easter Sunday is the Christian faith’s gold medal victory lap… the Happily Ever After… But I dread Good Friday… images of torture and suffering… the terrible recollected cry, “My God, why hast thou forsaken …Read More

Why You Need A Relationship With God

‘He walked with Me in peace and equity.’ Malachi 2:6 NKJV From the very first chapter of Genesis, it’s clear that a relationship with God is the foundation upon which everything in our lives must be built. If we try to build on anything else, we’re building on quicksand. Why? Because sooner or later our relationship with …Read More

Are You Under Pressure Today?

‘As pressure and stress bear down on me, I find joy in Your commands.’ Psalm 119:143 NLT It takes a long time and an incredible amount of pressure to turn a worthless piece of carbon into a valuable diamond. That’s why James writes: ‘When troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great …Read More

You’re ‘Graced’ For This Test

‘When He has tested me, I will come forth as gold.’ Job 23:10 NIV Job lost his family and his fortune in a single day. Yet, looking back he wrote, ‘When He has tested me, I will come forth as gold.’ It takes much more heat to produce gold than it does to produce tin. So which …Read More

How To Walk In God’s Blessing (2)

‘You are already clean because of the Word.’ John 15:3 NASB Your new nature is programmed to want to obey God in much the same way a calculator is programmed to compute numbers. When you put in the right information, you get the right response. And when you feed your new nature with God’s Word, it’s designed …Read More

How To Walk In God’s Blessing (1)

‘Do not merely listen to the Word and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.’ James 1:22 NIV James writes: ‘Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the Word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face …Read More

You Can Have Peace

‘Submit to God and be at peace with Him; in this way prosperity will come to you.’ Job 22:21 NIV Today we don’t just have regular stress, we’ve got cyber stress. Emails multiply like rabbits. Turn your mobile phone off for even a couple of hours, and when you turn it back on, it has gained ten …Read More

Have You Stumbled?

‘You will all stumble in your faith on account of Me.’ Matthew 26:31 NCV On the night before His death, Jesus made this announcement: ‘All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written: “I will strike the Shepherd, and the… flock will be scattered.” But after I have been …Read More

The Assurance Of Salvation

‘I give them eternal life.’ John 10:28 AMPC Your salvation isn’t guaranteed by your performance—but by Christ’s performance at the cross. Yes, you’ll have moments you’re proud of and moments you’re ashamed of. But as long as your trust is in Christ, you’re saved, and you’ll go to Heaven. Jesus said: ‘I give them eternal life, and …Read More

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