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Praying for Salvation

Romans 10 is one of the greatest chapters in the word of God, and the Apostle Paul opens it by showing us one of the most important kinds of prayers we can pray:  “Brethren, my heart’s desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation.”  Notice the following about verse 1:  227 more words

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Divided Kingdoms Can't Stand

In Mark 3:24 Jesus responded to the Jewish leaders who accused Him of casting out demons through Satan’s power by saying “if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand.” His word made sense in His present situation, but it also applies to some of ours. 261 more words

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Don't Live Like An Animal

Although animals have  many good qualities, and many of us have been blessed by their faithfulness and labor, there are some ways in which we are not to be like them.   204 more words

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The Ultimate "Wrong Side of History": A Psalm For Our Times,

Christians in America have been dismayed by many recent events in our country, the Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage prominent among them.  It is easy to feel overwhelmed by what seems to be an unrelenting tide of ungodliness, and to throw up one’s hands and say like the Psalmist did at one point: “If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (11:3)  But all is not lost.   722 more words

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Draw Near To Listen

“Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools …” (Ecclesiastes 5:1)   347 more words

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Are Good Christians Always "Happy"?

In Romans 9:2 the Apostle Paul made a statement which might surprise many people. He wrote: “I have great sorrow, and unceasing grief in my heart.” This is not a light or passing sentiment. 278 more words

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Be With Him

“And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach” (Mark 3:14)

When Jesus appointed His 12 Apostles in Mark 3, the Bible says He had two specific purposes in mind: 1) “so that they would be with Him”, and 2) “that He could send them out to preach.” The order of these two purposes is surely not accidental, and has something important to say to us: 259 more words

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