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  • Jesus Heals Today!
    Jesus Heals Today!
    Some people wonder if divine healing still exists today for Christians. They are unsure if Jesus still heals as in Bible times. So let us carefully examine the scriptures together to see what God has to say about this matter. Well first of all we...
  • Geologic Column, a tale of rocks or just plain rock fairytale
    Geologic Column, a tale of rocks or just plain rock fairytale
    The Geologic Column or so-called column of fossils of extinct animals and plants that were fossilized over millions upon millions of years. Yes, animals and plants found in the fossil record are extinct today but not all are extinct. There is...
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    How Firm a Foundation, Ye Saints of the Lord?
    If there is a single core issue underpinning evangelicalism, it is the nature of the Bible. What is the Bible? How should it be interpreted? For what purposes should it be used? More than merely informing how Christians view God’s plan for...
  • Moonlight Shadows
    Doing good to all
    Do Christians have to do good to everybody? What about the murderer or the thief? Surely we do not have to do good to them as the Bible does command to have evil, but what is considered evil? Is evil the person doing evil or is it the influence...
  • Lois Rippy
    A fond farewell to Lois
    The first time he met her she was the Discipleship Training Secretary at Hamlin Memorial Baptist Church in Springfield. He was the new Director and she was the one to show him the ropes. His job was to recruit teachers and leaders for all classes...
  • Look and wait upon the Lord
    We must exercise our expectancy
    A Daily Word from the Word for Wednesday, October 22, 2014“Therefore I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.” – Micah 7:7 God wants us to build up our spiritual expectancy muscles,...
  • Forget Me Not - A Devotion
    Forget Me Not - A Devotion
    Psalm 103:1-4 (NLT)Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Wednesday, October 22
    What was God’s plan for Jeremiah’s life?
    Today’s bible study is Jeremiah 33:2-3: Thus saith the Lord the maker thereof, the Lord that formed it, to establish it; the Lord is his name; Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest...
  • 'Be the Message' Daily Challenge - Day #2  - Celebrate marriage
    'Be the Message' Daily Challenge - Day #2 - Celebrate marriage
    Jesus' first miracle occurred at a Jewish wedding in Cana and provided Him with an opportunity to celebrate marriage. Marriage was just as significant in the 1st Century as it is in the 21st Century. One of the most eloquent descriptions of...
  • His Will and His Word © D.P. Clarke
    5 Steps to guarantee God will answer a believer’s prayers
    A critical aspect of answered prayer is that God is concerned with changing a believer’s nature more than their circumstances. Think about what upsets people: someone treated them unfairly; something wasn’t done the way they wanted it;...
  • Shift gears if you need a change in your life
    Shift gears if you need a change in your life
    Whether you drive a stick shift or an automatic vehicle, you can hear when the gears need to be shifted. A shift is needed for the car to accelerate and go to a higher level. So it is with people. In order for us to move from the stagnant position...
  • America's steady move away from freedom and a free market
    America's steady move away from freedom and a free market
    If an historian would examine American history from the days of the first European colonies, would it be a wonderful tale of freedom or not? Some of the original colonies did not have freedom of religion. Religious persecution of those who were...
  • Did Jesus’ knowledge of being God’s Son make sinlessness easy?
    Did Jesus’ knowledge of being God’s Son make sinlessness easy?
    When people discuss the fact that Jesus lived a completely sinless life, some often feel that his knowing he was God's Son, made it much easier on him than it is for those of us who know we are not. Such a statement needs to be carefully...
  • 'Be the Message' Daily Challenge - Day #1 - 'In the beginning'
    'Be the Message' Daily Challenge - Day #1 - 'In the beginning'
    The Bible’s first book (known as “Genesis”) and the Gospel of John begin with the phrase “In the beginning.” Coincidence?No, my dear friends, it was intentional. The Holy Spirit inspired the author of each book to...
  • Utilizing talents
    Utilizing talents in the Christian life
    What does the Biblesay regarding talents? How does God want us to utilize talents He has given us? The Bible has much to say on the topic of talents and utilizing talents, but the main area of focus throughout this article will be on Matthew...