The power of confidence in your testimony

The famous author Robert Louis Stevenson tells of a storm that caught a ship off a rocky coast and threatened to drive the ship into the rocks, which would mean certain destruction. In the midst of the ordeal, one of the passengers…

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What it really means to grow in the Word

While studying in the Holy Land, a seminary professor met a man who claimed to have memorized the entire Old Testament in Hebrew….

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How you can support persecuted believers today

In 1915, a Russian Armenian Christian was reading his Bible when he was beheaded for his faith. That Bible still exists today, and a red stain which permeates most of the book can still be seen…

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Showing external evidence of your internal change

The renowned Quaker philosopher Rufus Jones was once speaking to a crowd about the importance of having a radiant countenance. When Jones finished his lecture, a very plain-looking woman walked up to him and asked him what he would do if he had a plain face like hers…

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Making sense of chaos in your life

In 1980, Les Henson was a 6-foot, 6-inch forward on the Virginia Tech basketball team. He’ll never forget a game against Florida State in Tallahassee when, with two seconds left and the score tied at 77…

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The real secret of the Christian life

Over a century ago, a bishop in the United Brethren Church named Milton Wright pronounced from his pulpit and in a publication he edited that human flight was both impossible and contrary to the will of God…

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How You Can Experience God’s Peace

When I was a teen and first got serious about God, prayer was my least desirable spiritual tool. I enjoyed studying God’s Word, going on mission trips, and singing in the choir, but prayer just didn’t hold my attention in the same way…

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What to do when ‘good people’ need Jesus

Over a century ago, a bishop in the United Brethren Church named Milton Wright pronounced from his pulpit and in a publication he edited that human flight was both impossible and contrary to the will of God…

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Finding fulfillment in your Kingdom calling

A story is told of a woman who fell out of a second-floor window and landed in a slow moving garbage truck. She was surprised to open her eyes and find herself half buried in litter…

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Avoiding the deadly danger of false teaching

Many years ago there was a terrible railroad accident in the Eastern U.S. that claimed many lives and caused even more terrible injuries….

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