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Do You Dare to Be Different?

Do You Dare to Be Different?

Walk the streets of any major city and you will see the same styles of clothing, hear the same music and watch people glued to their phones on many of the same social media platforms. But, by the standards of His day Jesus Christ was a non‑conformist who did not fit...

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Are You Hiding from God?

Are You Hiding from God?

One of the best things about God’s Word is that it tells us about real people with real flaws and shows how God deals with them. Take Saul, for example. The tallest and most handsome man in Israel, the Bible says that God called him to be Israel’s first king. (1...

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Why We Need to Talk About Sexual Sin

Why We Need to Talk About Sexual Sin

In the Bible, you will find an amazing array of…well, everything! The good, the bad, the downright ugly. The Bible portrays its heroes as truly human. Perhaps you’ve seen one of those lists called “Messed Up Bible heroes” such as Abraham, the forefather of faith, who...

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What God Thinks of You

What God Thinks of You

Many of us have grown up wanting to please—first parents, then teachers, employers, and yes, God. Faith can become only a checklist of things to do and not do, instead of a relationship with someone who deeply loves us. We know we’ve made many mistakes. We’ve been...

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How Can Someone be Transformed?

How Can Someone be Transformed?

A certain man hated a group of people so much that he made it his purpose in life to make them suffer. He oversaw many of their deaths, uttering threats with every breath. This wasn’t a Nazi general, but the Apostle Paul. When Paul eventually encountered God, the...

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Words that Harm

Words that Harm

It was a shocking story that gripped the nation. In 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her bed in the middle of the night in Salt Lake City, Utah. Nine months later she was recognized while walking down a street with her abductor. Smart was initially...

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Tomorrow is Here and It’s Out of Control

Tomorrow is Here and It’s Out of Control

Do you plan your days, entering appointments and goals on your phone or paper calendar? If you’re not a planner, you probably feel that you should be. Plans equal preparedness, right? Well, not always. Something like a pandemic, for example, makes us question whether...

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How to Really Find God

How to Really Find God

While fox hunting in Britain has fallen upon hard times, those who have indulged in the practice say the thrill is in the chase, somewhat the same way a young man feels pursuing the girl of his dreams. And while there may be a measure of truth in the fact that the...

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The Best Gift You Can Give a Friend

The Best Gift You Can Give a Friend

When a friend is hurting, we wish we could make it stop. We cannot fix most situations, and we often end up doing one of two things.  Either we avoid talking about the pain because we feel helpless, or we resort to statements of questionable certainty like, “there is...

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