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Righteousness Through Propitiation

“He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world.”—1 John 2:2This word propitiation is one of the great words of ...

We Can Go Anywhere with Jesus

“This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that ...

Can We Be Sure We Will Go To Heaven?

What is meant by “broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, ...

Does Heaven Really Exist?

Does the Bible say very much about Heaven?Jesus mentions Heaven about seventy times in the book of Matthew alone. It appears from the very first verse in Genesis—”In the beginning ...

Which Way from Here?

Remember Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, when Alice came upon the Cheshire Cat sitting in the crook of a tree?“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from ...

Get Outdoors

“God writes the Gospel, not in the Bible alone, but on the trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.” — Author UnknownThe great outdoors provides more thank just ...

Climb the Right Mountain

“Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.” —Psalm 37:5In 1988, Jim Hayhurst Sr., a forty-seven-year-old former Procter & Gamble professional and advertising executive, ...

Make Space for Grace

But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed ...

Reliance on Me

Although self-sufficiency is acclaimed in the world, reliance on Me produces abundant living in My kingdom.Dear Jesus,Walking to the world’s tempo is tempting at times. The desire to blend in ...

Love that Lasts Forever

Love never fails. — 1 Corinthians 13:8 (NIV)“Love,” Paul says, “never fails.”The verb Paul uses for the word fail is used elsewhere to describe the demise of a flower as ...

Today I Will Walk Humbly and Gratefully with You, My Lord

When Jesus redeems your life, it is changed forever. Now understand something about that truth that I haven’t always known: a life redeemed by God doesn’t necessarily mean that all ...

You Can't Fake Passion

If we could just slow down enough to consider what’s true and real . . .Knowing yourself, finding your true purpose in life, is the essence of true and real. ...

Facing Rock Bottom

“And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that ...

Today I Will Follow Jesus

If we say we’re willing to follow Jesus, what do we mean? I believe there is only one valid reason for following Jesus: because he is worth it. And he ...

The Surprising Benefits of Praying Alone

“After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.” -Matthew 14:23 (NIV)Some people load their days with activities, clutter their calendars with appointments and ...

Bedside Blessings

Christ delivered us from slavery—slavery to a “futile way of life” – 1 Peter 1:18.Whether we knew it or not, we were trapped in a lifestyle that had only empty ...

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The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

Discover how four women mentioned in Jesus' family tree--Tamar, Rehab, Ruth, & Mary-- changed the course of history in this special Advent study through The Women of the Bible Speak Workbook, based on the best-selling book by Shannon Bream! Sign up now to claim your spot and get a free bundle of Advent resources just for signing up! Study starts 11/28!