Prisoner Of Christ

 Prisoners are captives. Labeled guilty for some transgression, they are incarcerated. Held against their will with personal freedoms revoked, they are at the mercy of their jailer. Although considered blameworthy, many prisoners are innocent of the evil they have been accused. Many of God’s prophets, disciples, and servants spent time in prison. Our Heavenly Father […]

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Pride is Insidious

Billy Graham was once asked, “What is the definition of sin?” He gave the following answer: “A sin is any thought or action that falls short of God’s will. God is perfect, and anything we do that falls short of His perfection is sin.” The Hebrew and Greek words translated “sin” largely around two major […]

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Are You Wearing Christ Jesus?

The Bible says a lot about what believers should wear. Ephesians 6:14-18 reminds us that our battle on earth is a spiritual battle. Thankfully, God has provided us with spiritual armor. It is all that we need to thwart attacks from the enemy and we should wear it every day. “Put on the full armor […]

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Because He Lives….

God grafted us into Christ. We are supported and nourished by Jesus. He is the root of the vine to which we have been grafted. He sustains us every day and through every trial. “And if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them, […]

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Lessons From Lot’s Wife

It is important to live life with a thankful heart and an awareness of its brevity. Every special moment should be tucked away for memory sake. In our golden years, we will want to recall our special celebrations, tender exchanges, and humorous adventures. Hopefully, we will look back to our younger days with a grateful […]

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Using The Gifts God Gave Us

God is omniscient. He is all knowing, all seeing, and knowledgeable beyond our comprehension. He is the Creator of all things. There is no limit to His creativity. He is the author of music, language, mathematics, the sciences, and art. He is limitless in power and vision. As His children, we too are creative by […]

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Do You Have A Critical Spirit?

Do you have a tendency to criticize others? Have you ever frowned on a different approach some co-worker selected to meet a challenge, even though they were successful? Or, are you guilty of rolling your eyes at a stranger’s disheveled appearance? Criticism is the act of judging unfavorably or faultfinding. There is always more to […]

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Meekness And God’s Strength

Moses was said to be the meekest man on earth. “Now the man Moses was very humble, more than all men who were on the face of the earth.” Numbers 12:3 (NKJV) This character trait is found within people who demonstrate humility, patience, strength, and gentleness. Moses certainly needed these qualities to lead the Israelites […]

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Captive, Yet Free in Christ

To free ourselves from the snares of the enemy we must become Christ’s captives. In ancient Rome, when a military leader came back victorious, a triumphal procession was given in his honor. A spectacle of chained captives that included kings, princes, and tribal leaders would follow behind the general’s chariot. The apostle Paul used this […]

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Easter and the Unbeliever

What do we know about Jesus? What does Scripture say? Historical writings by Tacitus and Josephus validate His existence. Historians called the followers of Jesus Christians. They believed, as we do, Jesus was the Son of God in flesh. http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/people-cultures-in-the-bible/jesus-historical-jesus/did-jesus-exist/ As believers, we recognize the Bible as the inspired Word of God.  It is a […]

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