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Getting Ahead and Being Behind

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 73:1-5 Central Thought: We find our wealth and prosperity only in the Lord Did you ever wonder if God has a…

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No Time Off

Today’s Scripture: Luke 9:7-27 Central Thought: We should be as willing to help meet the needs of others as Jesus is to meet our needs…

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Grab Hold and Hang On

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:40-48 Central Thought: Reaching out and touching Jesus is a key to healing Have you ever wondered how…

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Master of the Storm

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:22-25 Central Thought: Jesus has power over storms Storms. Trials. Problems. I don’t like them; none…

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Are You Listening?

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:4-15 Central Thought: Hearing God is an every day choice There is a commercial on television for cell phone…

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Keep it Real!

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Central Thought: True humility is the key to correct worship ‘Keep it real!” This is a popular…

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Rise and Live

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:11-16 Central Thought: Jesus can raise up your dead spirit Have you ever felt like you just wanted to give…

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A Successful Pilgrimage

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:1-10 Central Thought: God desires us to walk under and in His authority Faith, power, and authority are…

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Reaching the Nations

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 67: 1-7 Central Thought: God wants the message of His salvation to reach every nation In this short Psalm we…

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A Generous Heart

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11: 24-26. Central Thought: I need not be rich to have a large heart Jesus pointed out to His disciples…

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Barbs in Your Eyes

Today’s Scripture: Numbers 33:55,56 Central Thought: Old sinful habits that are brought into my new spiritual life will bring pain. I…

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A Jewel of Gold in a Swine’s Snout

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:22 Central Thought: Verbal indiscretion is as foolish as placing a gold ring in a pig’s nose In…

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Thirst for God

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 63: 1 Central Thought: When I, like a deer, am harried in the hunt and become thirsty enough, I will come at…

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My Weakness, God’s Strength

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 62:1-12 Central Thought: My strength is found only in God Little boys like to show how strong they are by…

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Kindness Quotient

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:16-17 Central Thought: ‘Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”…

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Ten Concepts of a Healthy Marriage

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The Implementation of Missions

Strategy is indispensable to the doing of any task. For example, students cannot do research without many strategy decisions. Students must…

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Alene- Chapter 4

When Alene awoke, everything was different. The sun was shining, bright and clear overhead. She sat up, looking around; when she’d run last…

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The Crystal Canister – Never Forgotten

“God, do you know where I am or even remember that I exist?” I felt tired and cross. When I flung my question toward God, it…

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The Process of Discipleship

Matthew 4:19 “And He saith unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” The little six-year-old boy could…

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Who Must Count the Cost?

Luke 9:57 “As they went on their way, a certain man said unto Him, I will follow thee withersoever thou goest.” I was Director…

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Quo Vadis?

John 13:36 “Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where are you going?” Youcef Nadarkhani, a 32-year-old Iranian pastor, was…

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Conditions of Discipleship

Matt 16:25 “For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.” I had just finished…

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What Is Our Cross?

Luke 9:23 “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.” When England was invaded by…

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Discipleship and Confrontation

Mark 8:31-32 “the Son of Man must…be killed, and after three days rise again. And he spake that saying openly.” Jannie was enrolled in Bible…

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Taking up Your Cross

A Question of Identity Matthew 16:15. “Who do you say that I am?” Pastor Jim was asked to visit an elderly lady in a nursing home; he was…

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Stepping out on the Cultural Limb

Perspectives In a new field of ministry, missionaries often hesitate to engage with nationals out of concern that they may offend someone by…

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Spiritual Darkness in Holland

Earlier this year I traveled to Holland and took part in a summer internship as part of my undergraduate degree. I had heard about the great…

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Sending and Sent – Missions Perspective

The Commission Rays of sunlight peeked through partly cloudy skies, covering the earth with a patchwork of light and shadow, as Jesus stood…

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Mom Made It Easy

About Mom Mom Made It Easy. My mom was a missionary to China and Tibet. Part of her ministry there was to make it clear to my brother and me…

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Memories of a Godly Missionary

Rev. J. R. Gschwend came to South Africa and worked in Basotho Land, now called Lesotho under the Swiss Pentecostal Mission. He relocated to…