Bible Study

In Whom Do YOU Trust?

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We place our trust in much, but do we trust God? In whom do you trust? We trust in our Smartphones Pinterest to make us creatively resourceful. Facebook and Twitter for self-promotion. Maps to impart direction. Messaging to keep us in constant “communication” with others. Online TV for entertainment. We trust in people we do…

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How to make Biblical wise decisions

Back in the day, commitments were made verbally, and sealed with a pinkyswear, a handshake, or a cross my heart and hope to die. Those were the good old days, when people actually kept their word. If you’ve ever wondered how, they simply made better decisions before making a promise. Then, they simply resolved to…

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What is Easter Sunday's true meaning?

Good Friday, and the message of the cross was only part of the good news. If that was all of it, Jesus would be dead. Jesus is fully God, so if He is dead God is dead. That would make the whole foundation of the Christian faith insufficient. What is Easter Sunday’s true meaning? Thankfully,…

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Ever-Present Help

Is there an ever-present-help in times of trouble? The answer is yes, but sometimes it doesn’t feel that way. This morning, even before I had my first cup of coffee, I heard four stories of people that are desperate for help. One more victim of cancer. A baby in utero, whose little heart is in…

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A Christmas Mission Statement

Jesus is the reason for the season, we all know that. Just knowing that, however, does not make it a true statement for you, or for me. Two words: hunger and presence. Both are synonymous with Christmas. Let these two words be the inspiration to guide your Christmas mission statement. A mission statement, just for…

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All You Need is Love

All you need is love! By Roger Helland…My wife and I, together with her brother and sister and their spouses, attended a dinner theater in Calgary. The show was titled, “A Hard Day’s Knight.” It was a talented and engaging comedy-musical based on Camelot—King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and Merlin the magician. The show…

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Remaining in Christ’s Love

Would you agree, love is the way of life? Is it not true that the central theme in many novels, movies, and songs is love? So is the central person in the universe, God, who is love. The Beatles sang, “All you need is love.” Christian leaders must love well if they expect to lead…

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Is God Mad At Me?

We sometimes view God as an angry parent. One who knows that we are going to mess up and has our punishment assigned even before we make the mistake. Then when we go through difficulties, it only proves our theory: I’m bad. God is angry with me. Therefore, I’m being punished. But what if that…

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Do Not Rejoice When Your Enemy Falls

Osama Bin Laden Dead

“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles.” (Proverbs 24:17) On May 2, 2011 the reports began to filter in. People gathered and stood breathlessly still, daring to hope. Then came the awaited confirmation from the US President, Barack Obama: “Osama Bin Laden is dead.”…

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How do you get to heaven?

Everyone will find themselves in one of two places when they die; they will either be in heaven or in hell. How will they get there? There are varying beliefs about how a person gets to heaven. Most people believe they will simply earn their way to heaven because they’ve done some good things. That’s…

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