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Where are you, God?

Sometimes, no matter how hard we pray, it seems as though God isn’t listening, or just doesn’t care. Continue reading

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We still have a choice

If I truly believe that God is a loving God who hears and answers prayer, that He wants what is eternally best for me, and that everything He allows in my life is for my good and His glory, how can I be discontented?  Continue reading

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Deliver us from evil

Where there are selfish people, there will always be acts of evil. While we can sometimes understand evil acts committed for personal gain, heinous evil committed for its own sake is incomprehensible. Continue reading

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Time to power up

The more deeply we study God’s Word, the greater will be our resilience and strength in the face of hardship. Continue reading

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Don’t give up on prayer

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. Continue reading

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Casting the “Name-it-and-claim-it” Spell

A recent tragic episode in the news where a church family attempted to reverse the sudden death of a beloved child illustrates a fundamental misapprehension among some Christians. Non-believers frequently refer to religion as mere superstition. They see it as … Continue reading

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Praying for others

5 Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; 6 a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food … Continue reading

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Happenstance or Answered Prayer?

Do you ever feel that your prayers are ineffective? Do you wonder if our Father in Heaven is listening? Does He even care? I suppose we’ve all had such thoughts from time to time, but when I stop and consider … Continue reading

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Pillars of support

I’ve recently begun attending a church whose members are predominantly older Christians.  About one third of the church membership attends the adult Sunday school class. When the time came for prayers in last Sunday’s class, I was impressed with the … Continue reading

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After the shake-up, it’s time to wake up

The recent surprising election results have given Christians a wonderful opportunity to impact our nation’s culture. Many of us prayed without ceasing in the months leading to the vote, and now is not the time to rest on our laurels. … Continue reading

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