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Paying Attention to the Bible’s Important Messages
June 25th, 2018

Paying Attention to the Bible’s Important Messages

Ann-Margret Hovsepian

“To be honest with you…”  “To tell you the truth…” “As a matter of fact…” “Honestly…” “To be frank…” How often have you heard or uttered these words, or some similar phrase? Have you ever wondered why anyone would preface a ...

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Turn to Scripture to Learn How to Pray
June 18th, 2018

Turn to Scripture to Learn How to Pray

Lydia Sheldon

I went to bed last night in that oh-so-familiar pre-bed state. You know the one. Contrary to every health guru blogger, doctor, and grandmother’s advice, I did not wind down. There was no long bath with salts, no cello music drifting through lavender oil-scented air. Light glared from bulbs ...

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Engage Kids with the Bible Before They Can Read
June 11th, 2018

Engage Kids with the Bible Before They Can Read

Michael Foust

The first time I read the Bible to my oldest child, he tried to eat it. Mind you, he was barely a year old and was teething, and the colorful Bible board book I was holding did resemble every colorful object in his ...

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Embrace Your True Freedom in God
June 4th, 2018

Embrace Your True Freedom in God

Amber Parker

Have you ever read something that shook you? Words that you couldn’t get away from? Words that played over and over in your mind? That is what happened when I read Galatians 5:1. Even though I had seen the words many times before, this time was different. ...

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Engage Your Heart and Mind with Scripture While at Work
May 28th, 2018

Engage Your Heart and Mind with Scripture While at Work

Michael Dechane

When I imagine Jesus working alongside Joseph, learning his father’s trade as a carpenter, I wonder how much they talked. Woodworking has always been a noisy business, and that makes conversation hard. Imagine, though, how important those times of working and talking together must have been as Jesus was ...

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Reading Scripture with all the Languages of the World
May 21st, 2018

Reading Scripture with all the Languages of the World

Bryan Park

Several weeks ago, I visited the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. As I walked through an exhibition hall full of historical Bibles and replicas, I heard recordings of Scriptures being played through the speakers. To my surprise, they were in many different languages—I heard psalms in Hebrew ...

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How to Find a Companion for Your Scripture Reading
May 14th, 2018

How to Find a Companion for Your Scripture Reading

Michael Dechane

One afternoon around lunch one of my oldest and best friends walked up to my desk at work with a book. Without preamble, he handed it to me, already opened to page 8, and said, “I think you should read this.” I did. In the space of the next ...

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How to Lean on the Bible to Make Wise Decisions
May 7th, 2018

How to Lean on the Bible to Make Wise Decisions

Veronica Podbury

We’ve all been there—in the midst of all the pressures of your life, a situation arises that calls for you to make a decision.  Is it time for a career change? Which school should my child go to? Or is that person “the one” I’ve been waiting for? ...

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