19
Apr
2015

Freedom In Forgiveness

by Shawn Michaels

Forgiveness brings freedom. I choke up when I think about the depth of forgiveness God has given me. I was a sinner, born into sin. I turned into someone who, for all intents and ...

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12
Apr
2015

Free to be Flawed

by Pat Layton

This is probably one of the most difficult aspects of being a woman, or a Christian for that matter, we will ever encounter: we cannot do anything apart from Christ...

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05
Apr
2015

Give Joy to Receive Joy

by Margaret Feinberg

That morning, I took a leap of faith and trusted God to provide what I did not have. My joy reserves were at an all-time low, but if I offered them to God, perhaps like fishes and loaves, he could grant me a full belly...

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29
Mar
2015

Running Toward The Bullets

by David and Jason Benham

The ultimate motivation for all Christians is love – love for God and for others. But love is not just a feeling or an emotion. Love actually looks like something. Jesus gave us a picture of what it looks like when He said, "Greater love has no one than this, that one ...

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22
Mar
2015

Risk Your Reputation

by Mark Batterson

Do you know why most of us don't experience miracles? It's because we never put ourselves in situations that necessitate one! We comfort the grieving instead of calling people out of the tomb. But if we took a few more risks, we might see a few more miracles...

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15
Mar
2015

Freed To Set Others Free

by Annie Lobert

In order for anyone to truly heal, we need to let God reveal the truth about the root of each issue we struggle with. The truth about ourselves is what sets us free more than anything else. When I was a slave...

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08
Mar
2015

The Most Precious Thing

by Andy McQuitty

The shadow of death here in this Valley and beyond jars our hearts to recognize the true value of love, the most precious thing of all. I wish it weren't true, but sometimes it takes dire circumstances to teach our selfish human hearts to love well...

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01
Mar
2015

The Woman Caught in Adultery

by Mary DeMuth and Frank Viola

This story opens with the scribes and Pharisees leveling a test at Jesus’ feet. Jesus sat in the women’s court of the temple, teaching the people. Seeking to entrap Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees burst into the women’s court...

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22
Feb
2015

Your Box Is Never Empty

by Ricky Texada

No matter where you are on your journey, and whether you can sense the restorative power of the Lord or not, your story is not over. When [my wife] Cyd was growing up, struggling with feelings of inferiority and uncertainty because her father was not around, she couldn't imagine that she would one day marry a man who loved her so deeply...

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15
Feb
2015

If My People

by Dr. Tony Evans

Nehemiah, a Jewish exile serving in the court to Artaxerxes, king of Persia, is a classic example of someone ...

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