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Dealing with Distraction
August 12th, 2019

Dealing with Distraction

Lydia Sheldon

Excerpts from Thoughts on Religious Experience , adapted by Lydia Sheldon Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one who can’t seem to concentrate when you sit down to pray or study God’s Word? Have you asked yourself why you ...

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Take Hope from the Lamp Shining in the Darkness
August 5th, 2019

Take Hope from the Lamp Shining in the Darkness

Gary Wiley

I confess I am afraid of the dark. Especially when it is very dark—I mean really dark—like pitch black. I used to live in New York City and went through the blackout of 2003 when all power was out for more than 24 hours. It was dark, but not ...

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The Delight of a Repentant Life
July 29th, 2019

The Delight of a Repentant Life

Matt Cohen

The first words of the Lord Jesus Christ’s public ministry were, “The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe the gospel” (Mark 1:15). We tend to focus a lot on the “believe the gospel” part of that charge. But how often do ...

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Roots to Weather Any Storm
July 22nd, 2019

Roots to Weather Any Storm

Sarah Berthely

When I lived in Mexico, one of my favorite spots was a park with a long path lining several small lakes. The lush getaway was hidden amid the chaos of the city. A few older, gigantic trees lined the path, their roots partially exposed. People often climbed the banks ...

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A New Resource to Unlock the Old Testament
July 15th, 2019

A New Resource to Unlock the Old Testament

Suzy Silk

The Bible is not merely a magnificent book written over hundreds of years by a variety of people in a variety of literary styles. It is God’s Word and it teaches us about his character, how to live according to his laws, and how his redemptive plan makes sense of ...

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Do You Need To Be Free?
July 8th, 2019

Do You Need To Be Free?

Mike Anderson

Everybody wants to be free, right? America was founded on the principle that every human being has a right to life, liberty (freedom), and the pursuit of happiness. The theme shows up all throughout American songs, literature, and movies. The cry of William Wallace at the end of the ...

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How To Get Your Kids Engaged in Scripture This Summer
July 1st, 2019

How To Get Your Kids Engaged in Scripture This Summer

Margi McCombs

Adapted from “Now Is the Time Parents’ Guide” by Margi McCombs. If you’re a parent, you might not share in your kids’ joy as you anticipate weeks and weeks of no school. By mid-summer, you’ve gone through an untold number of ice pops. ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Luke
June 24th, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Luke

Mark Giacobbe

The Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts together make up more than twenty-five percent of our New Testament—more than the letters of Paul. These books, a carefully crafted two-part account of Jesus and the early church, were written by a single author, traditionally identified as “Luke the ...

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