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The Bible identifies many groups of people close to God’s heart, but of tender importance to him are orphans:
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world. (Jas 1:27; see also Deut 10:18; Ps 68:5–6) [Read more…]
Even though believers may approach generosity from different theological viewpoints, we can all agree that generosity is close to the heart of God. The Bible contains thousands of verses about money, stewardship, and generosity. [Read more…]
By Leland Ryken, excerpted from J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life.
The idea of calling or vocation is important to [J. I.] Packer.
It could hardly be otherwise for a latter-day Puritan, inasmuch as no subject occupied the Puritans more than the idea of vocation. Having written extensively on Puritan attitudes toward work myself, I will take the prerogative of summarizing what they said so voluminously about vocation: (1) God calls people to their tasks in the world; (2) the goals toward which work must be directed are the glory of God and service to humanity; (3) all honest work is a calling as pleasing to God as the work of a minister preaching in the pulpit; and (4) all work offered to God is a form of worship. [Read more…]
The Bible is full of verses that describe Jesus: who he is, what he’s like, and the love he has for each of us. There are also many names for Jesus: Son of Man, Son of God, Emmanuel, Messiah, Prince of Peace, Alpha and Omega, The Way, and many more.
Although Jesus came to Earth as a humble servant, he is the King of kings.
Here are 10 Bible verses that teach us Jesus is King:
Revelation 19:13, 16
He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. . . . On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords. [Read more…]
I felt that way when I first started using Facebook ads for my church. But then I saw who was liking my church’s ad. Far from the usual suspects, dozens of people I’d never seen at our church were liking our ads—some even commented to ask for our address (don’t be like me: include your address and service times in your church ad). And it’s all because we made an effort to go where unchurched people in our community were.
With Fall break and Thanksgiving break coming soon, kids will have more free time on their hands. Wouldn’t it be great to give them wholesome, faith-based kids’ tv shows to watch in their spare time? [Read more…]
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Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety: Becoming a Woman of Faith and Confidence
Play to Their Strengths: A New Approach to Parenting Your Kids as God Made Them
Learn how to move with the natural momentum of your kids’ talents to replace your parenting frustration with joy by shifting the focus to what’s right with your kids instead of what’s wrong with them. You’ll go from being a good parent to an even greater parent.
One Minute After You Die
Erwin W. Lutzer writes, “One minute after you die you will either be elated or terrified. And it will be too late to reroute your travel plans.” Lutzer weighs the Bible’s words on life after death and preparing for your own final moment.
In Honestly, Sheila Walsh takes you on a journey past the walls that most people put up. With rare grace, Sheila shares the story of her pilgrimage—the journey of a soul as it moved from hopelessness to honesty to freedom, and, ultimately, to a life of deepened faith and joy.
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