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The Artists’ Treasure

I’ve heard people say “we seek a love so deep…

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Defined

Sometimes the most freeing thing is going back to the basics…

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God Uses Weak People

Have you ever wondered if God could use someone like you?…

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Challenging sexual double standards: Judah vs. Joseph

Judah’s voluntary sexual misbehavior contrasts starkly with…

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Living out Our New Identity in Christ

When Christians do not live out the character of God’s…

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In God’s Presence

Some of us feel that we have to earn our way into God’s…

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Minding Christ’s Body

Paul summons believers to present themselves to God as a…

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As the Father Sent Me, I Send You

What dynamic empowered the earliest church for mission? When…

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All These Things Will Be Added to You

What does Matthew 6:33 mean when it says, “all these things…

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The Spirit-Baptized Life

What does the Spirit-baptized life look like? Jesus is the…

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Blessing Pharaoh

Although we often retell the stories in Genesis, sometimes…

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Be Careful Whom You Trust

The narrator of Genesis tells the story of Jacob and the…

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The Christ of the Gospels Lives in Us

Paul wrote about Christ living and working in us as…

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How Can There Be Three Persons in One Trinity?

How can we speak of more than one “person” within the…

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True Purification

Mere religious tradition can blind us to what really matters…

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God is Not Tired of You

I get it. Living in a world like ours drains you. It’s not…

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Overcoming Prejudice: The Roman Centurion

The Gentile mission was at most peripheral to Jesus’ earthly…

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Obedience even before much faith

God’s signs had put the fear of God in Moses, enough to make…

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Punished for Hope in God

Pharaoh insults God (Exod 5:2) and orders his slaves to just…

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Spiritual Hypochondriacs

I must confess that I have often been a hypochondriac. I…

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The Holy Spirit Reveals Jesus to Us

Jesus had been telling his disciples that the Spirit would…

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Resisting the Devil

The Dead Sea Scrolls present every human action as caused by…

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Beholding His Glory

When John declares, “we beheld his glory” (John 1:14), he is…

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Hate the Sin but Love the Sinner

In Revelation chapter 2, positive models provided by the…

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Sharing Your Story

Everyone has a story, or do they? I ask many people about…

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Where Are You?

It was the first time we split up on a hunt. Levi went to…

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Turn Aside

ICYMI stands for “In Case You Missed It.” It is most often…

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Traction

What does your future look like? What keeps a person stuck…

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Not What I Signed Up For

Lee Adianez Rodríguez-Espada, a 12-year-old student from New…

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Going Back to Go Forward

In a series of Peanuts comic strips, Linus shares with…

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The Crystal Canister – Never Forgotten

“God, do you know where I am or even remember that I…

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The Process of Discipleship

Matthew 4:19 “And He saith unto them, Come ye after…

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Who Must Count the Cost?

Luke 9:57 “As they went on their way, a certain man…

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What Is Our Cross?

Luke 9:23 “If any man will come after me, let him deny…

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Purpose Driven Life – What Am I Here for?

The most fundamental question you can ask yourself is:…

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Handle the Truth – Set You Free

In a famous line from one of his movies, actor Jack…

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What is a Blessing?

When we pray, “Bless me Lord,” (as we often do),…

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The Pearl

People had walked over the desolate field hundreds of times,…

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How to Be a Contented Christian

Although learning to be a contented Christian may seem…

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The Key to Overcoming the Devil

Satan is our deadly enemy, and he fully intends to destroy…

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Protective Custody

The German shepherd bared his teeth and growled menacingly.…

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Loving Reminder

They’re cracked and bleeding again! I looked down at…

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God’s Peace

Reflections: We must be able to recognize true peace from…

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Mom’s Final Mile

Lifting my voice heavenward, I whispered a plea that emitted…

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When Mountains Move

My extended family is solidly rooted in the Pacific…

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Not as Easy as I Thought

This past week, I read about a minor league baseball team…

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Who do you Follow?

Read: I Corinthians 3 & 4 1 Corinthians 3:21-23 (NLT) 21…

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I’m Not Stupid

This past week I read about a learning specialist assigned…

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Heart-Healthy Foods Part 2

Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It…

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Mark the Point in Your Life Where You Died to Sin

I want to know Christ and the power of His resurrection and…