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Fighting for Faith in the Entertainment Age

By John Piper We Christians also fight for faith. We fight for faith because the world and the flesh and the devil conspire to spiritually deaden us. They come at us with sleeping pills, with tranquilizers of relaxation, with the … Continue reading

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The Real Jesus Doesn’t Burn

According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a w ise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no … Continue reading

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Excuses! Excuses! The Example of Moses

Sometimes the mental pictures we have of certain Bible characters are not quite right. Once we get a particular image in our brain, it’s almost impossible to get it out. Take Moses, for instance. When I think of Moses, I … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and Lies: The Spiritual Dangers of Isolation

    Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment. (Proverbs 18:1) In March of 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first-ever phone call, which, in time, came to dramatically transform how we relate to … Continue reading

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Who Do You Trust in This Chaotic World?

Trust is defined as the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability or strength of someone or something. Trust is to have confidence in someone or something that they will not harm you. All of us regardless of age, background, … Continue reading

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The Call to Love in a New and Wonderful Way

“Love” is a feel-good word in the English language. We even have a holiday dedicated to it.  But the world does not really know the true meaning of love. Our culture thinks love is to tolerate everything under the sun … Continue reading

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Mordecai and Esther: The Saving of a Nation

In the book of Esther, we see the incredible example of how the holy desperation of one person can change the course of history. Let me set the stage for you. The people of God lost the presence, provision, and … Continue reading

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Watch and Pray: The Admonition for 2022

Jesus, facing the greatest spiritual and physical battle of his life, taught us some great truths in the Garden of Gethsemane that should be our goal as we face the challenges of 2022. His words are a precious reminder that … Continue reading

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Shepherds and Wise Men

God chose two groups of people who had the privilege of seeing the Messiah, the Savior, and the future King in person. It should be noted that it was not a king, a high priest, a religious Pharisee or Sadducee, … Continue reading

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Fundamental Christian Attitudes: Thankfulness

Let’s open our Bibles tonight to the next in our study regarding the anatomy of the church.  One of the essential attitudes, one of the essential motivations, essential spiritual realities in the life of the church, through which its life flows, is gratitude.  As we’ve been … Continue reading

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