The Foundation of Prayer

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Jan 20, 2021

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. (Luke 11:2) The disciples knew Jesus went away alone to pray, sometimes for entire nights, and they witnessed His supernatural miracles and healings daily. It must have had a tremendous impact on them! Luke 11:1–4 tells us that right after the disciples watched Jesus finish another one of His prayer times, they …

How to Apologize in the Right Way

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Aug 27, 2020

Offering an apology after you have wronged another person does not come easy to everyone. Some people really struggle with the art of apologizing. However, you can learn how to apologize in the right way and with the best chance of restoring your relationship. Why Should We Apologize? Apologizing is your way of telling someone they are important in your …

The Immeasurable Power of God

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Jul 29, 2020

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might. (Ephesians 1:19) Over the years, I’ve been privileged to travel to many lands and countries to preach the gospel. One of the best parts about this is experiencing the different cultures, particularly their food and cuisines. Meals are times …

Faith to See

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Feb 19, 2020

I live in Missouri, “the Show-Me State.” I was not consulted about this slogan because I was not alive when they made it up. Had I been asked, I would not have voted for it. It doesn’t resonate with me because it reflects a lack of imagination. Demanding proof up front is the best way to stop imagination in its …

When Life Overwhelms

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Sep 27, 2019

Does your heart ever feel overwhelmed? Perhaps you are disheartened by your inability to meet everyone’s expectations and demands. Honestly, there are days in my life when my heart vacillates between being raw with paralyzing frustration and being stimulated by a thousand agitations. Continuously, the floods of demands, disciplines, people, chores, habits, vices, and commitments create a massive quagmire in …

Why I Began Studying Greek

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Sep 23, 2019

I dreaded Greek more than any other class in college. It had me awake at 7:30 a.m., enduring lectures until 9 a.m.—and it was torture. Back then, I wouldn’t have been voted the student most likely to write studies from the Greek. Admittedly, however, the Greek did make reading the New Testament come to life in high definition. At least …