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Your Sins Are Forgiven

Your Sins Are Forgiven

Such powerful words! These words are found in Luke 7:48, "Then Jesus said to her, 'Your sins are forgiven.'” These words give life and freedom. Jesus spoke these words—forgiven—to a "sinful" woman. It was even made crystal clear by the Pharisee who invited Jesus into...

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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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Here is the Thing About Jesus

Here is the Thing About Jesus

When he was asked who was the most influential person in his life, George Bush, who followed in his father's footsteps as President of the United States, quickly responded, "Jesus Christ!" No, the answer wasn't designed to win friends and votes, because that answer...

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Dead or Alive?

Dead or Alive?

Walking dead. Most of us were, before Christ. Why? Because though we breathed and ate and went about life, we were dead—because God's spirit was not in us. We can blame Adam and Eve all we want, but that's the truth; sin passed down from generation to generation has...

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Is the Human Heart Really Evil?

Is the Human Heart Really Evil?

When Richard Smith spoke at a workshop on a Christian approach to counseling, he talked about the fact that we were created in the image of God yet the human heart is depraved and evil. A pastor objected, feeling that he had gone too far. As Richard explained what the...

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Faith, The Power That Never Fails

Faith, The Power That Never Fails

What is God looking for in us? He’s looking for faith. We often think of faith as just a noun, but it’s also a verb—when you act on your faith. One of the great miracles in the New Testament happened when some people lowered their friend who was paralyzed down through...

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Discover the One True Lighthouse

Discover the One True Lighthouse

The Naval Institute's magazine carried the story of a battleship captain who was concerned about rough seas and fog when, quite suddenly, a bright light appeared on the horizon. The captain immediately had the signalman send the message, "Change course immediately!" ...

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God Spoke to Me

God Spoke to Me

Never let anyone control your life by saying “God said” unless they are accurately and appropriately quoting Scripture – then you must pay attention. How many times do we hear someone say, “God spoke to me! The Lord showed me! I heard from God! I’ve had a vision!”...

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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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