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Change Always Begins with Hope

Video Notes: “Whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14) Notice where Jesus begins this conversation: There are great thirsts in […]

Five Resolutions Against Technological Distractions

This presidential election I made the regrettable decision to try and watch one of the debates via Facebook. I say “regrettable” because the medium of viewing on Facebook changed the entire experience of a debate for me. Instead of listening carefully to what the candidates were saying or not saying, my […]
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A Prayer For When Your Faith Feels Weak

Sometimes my faith feels too small. Or maybe I allow the things of life to become too big. Regardless, when that happens, prayer becomes a struggle. So it’s helpful for me to write out my prayers, allowing Scripture to inform them more deeply and reign in my rampant thoughts. This […]
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Key Connections (February 1, 2017)

Six Ways Jesus Faced Opposition (Meredith Hodge, Unlocking the Bible) Jesus, the Man of Sorrows, experienced opposition far worse than my situation. But in his eyes, it’s not relevant, for all who call on his name receive the same power and ability to face opposition. 7 False Teachers in the […]

Bible Q&A: What Do Muslims and Christians Believe About Getting into Heaven?

Question: What do Muslims and Christians believe about getting into heaven? How do these different belief systems affect the level of confidence that each one can have about the afterlife? Answer: This is Pastor Tim from Unlocking the Bible. Pastor Smith asked me to thank you for your good question and answer […]
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Three Reasons to Study Your Bible

Why study the Bible? may seem like a silly question, especially if you’re a person who studies it often, but it’s worth considering. Bible study can become a dry or optional habit if we’re not coming to God’s Word for the right reasons. The Word of God is a priceless treasure. It’s […]