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The Inevitable Misery of Living for Yourself

One of the barriers that holds many people back from knowing, being filled with, and being controlled by the love of Christ is the idea that true happiness can only be found if I am free to live for myself. Living for yourself is the default option for every person. […]
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Finding Freedom in the Wilderness

“How long, O Lord?!” I prayed through tears over my son after a long and painful battle with him. I forced myself to pray despite the anger and frustration stirring in my heart. He burst into tears and cried, “I don’t know why I am like this! I don’t want […]

Three Barriers to Faith (and How to Overcome Them)

Is there something God is calling you to, but you’re holding back? How would you fill in the blanks in this statement? I think God may be calling me to _____ , but I’m holding back because _____ . Maybe there’s something big you would put in that first blank. […]
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Your Favorite Sermons of 2014

“He is the best orator who can turn men’s ears into eyes,” states an old Arabian proverb. Here at Unlocking the Bible, we believe that the gospel is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes (Romans 1:16). That’s why it is our mission to put the gospel in […]
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Six New Year’s Resolutions Worth Pursuing in 2015

New Year’s resolutions…are they really any good? How can we resolve with purpose in 2015? We often hear stories of resolutions that dry up soon after January passes, but there are also many that stick. Pastor Colin’s sermon entitled “Resolved! Life Commitments for a New Year” encourages six effective resolutions […]
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Top Ten Bible Resources of 2014

What an exciting year this has been for Unlocking the Bible. From receiving your incredible stories, to hearing testimonies of people coming to faith in Christ, to launching our new website and more, God’s faithfulness and loving-kindness has been apparent. It is our great desire to serve you with excellent, […]