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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 …

Have You Said Yes to Your God-Given Purpose?

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Aug 16, 2019

The supernatural power to carry out a purpose, call, or assignment from God is known as “the anointing.” To “anoint” means to endow someone with divine ability to do what they could not do according to their own nature and gifts. To effectively fulfill the purpose God has given you, you must have the anointing of the Holy Spirit. Are …

A Way of Escape

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May 1, 2019

In every storm and in every bewildering environment of your life, God’s chief desire is that you cry out to Him. When you find yourself in a place of terror and solitary confinement, God wants your attention. He simply wants to hear your voice amid the wind and the waves. He longs to be your ultimate comfort and safe shelter. …

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A Threefold Cord

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Jan 9, 2019

Three Vital Precepts In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus revealed three vital precepts—three responsibilities—that apply to every believer: giving, praying, and fasting. He began by talking about giving offerings: Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them. Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven. Therefore, when you …