Christian LifeLife in the Word

We Are More Than Conquerors

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.” (Romans 8:37) Romans 8:37 is a wonderful verse – full of hope and encouragement. It is the kind of verse that we love to read, memorize, and quote to people when they are going through hard times. The only problem…

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Responding to God’s Word

It’s too easy to think of life in today’s world as so far removed from biblical times that those words, written so long ago, may not have much relevance for today. As it turns out, nothing could be further from the truth. Although we tend to think of New Testament Christians as living in a…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part four

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. See parts one, two, and three of this series. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two.  God continues my heart’s development, teaching our family the truth of Romans 8:38-39 and these gracious lessons:…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part three

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. See parts one and two of this series. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two.  After the worst raging of the storm began to die down, pass by, and after many months eventually…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part two

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For part one of this series, click here. For previous posts on her story, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. We return to the account of Beth’s medication-induced confusion after her cancer treatment… My health continued…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part one

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. Torn apart at times but never separated from God’s love. Ever. John Henry Jowett has aptly said, “God does not comfort us to make us comfortable,…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Living in the Light of the Law

Last week at Bob Jones University, we finished our semester series on the Ten Commandments entitled “Oh How I Love Your Law! God’s Laws for True Life.” Why a series on the Ten Commandments to people with great familiarity with the Bible? Everyone knows about the Ten Commandments, but most people do not really know…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

A Bible-Based Life

We live in an age where many people claim to know God but do not have any interest in really living according to the Bible. We often encounter people who are happy to love God as long as they can live for themselves. However, the Christianity of the New Testament was a radically different kind…

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Christian Life

What I Learned from a New Believer

The look on Scott’s face was priceless as he sat across the table at the Starbucks down the road from the church. He had just discovered that the New Testament books were named after either the men who wrote them or the city in which their recipients lived. I must admit it was refreshing to…

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Christian Life

The Proof of the Resurrection

We will gather at our churches this Sunday morning to celebrate the greatest event in the Christian faith – the physical resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. While you and I will gather to celebrate an event that we believe really happened, there will be thousands upon thousands of people who will attend…

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