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the Devil’s Beatitudes

THE DEVIL’S BEATITUDES If the Devil were to write his Beatitudes, they would probably go something like this: Blessed are those who are too tired, too busy, too distracted to spend an hour once a week with their fellow Christians … Continue reading

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Staying in the Light by charles stanley

Staying in the Light 1 JOHN 1:8-2:2 John used the metaphor of darkness and light to describe a life of sin versus a life in Christ (1 John 1:7). God is pure and perfect light (v. 5) shining through an … Continue reading

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Getting Your Life Back on Course by charles stanley

Getting Your Life Back on Course HEBREWS 12:1-3 How do you view your life? Is it an exciting challenge filled with contentment and joy? Or does it feel more like a ditch that has you trapped and struggling? Sadly, many … Continue reading

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The Final Exam by charles stanley

The Final Exam Matthew 25:31-40 Pay attention because there will be a test later.” Upon completing their schooling, most people are relieved not to have to hear those words anymore. Well, your testing days are not quite over, because God … Continue reading

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CAN YOU SLEEP WHEN THE WIND BLOWS?

CAN YOU SLEEP WHEN THE WIND BLOWS?       Years ago a farmer owned land along the Atlantic seacoast.  He constantly advertised for hired hands. Most people were reluctant to work on farms along the Atlantic. They dreaded the awful storms … Continue reading

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a Letter from GOD….

My Dear Child, You may not know me, but I know everything about you. (Ps 139:1) I know when you sit down and when you rise up. (Psalm 139:2) I am familiar with all your ways. (Psalm 139:3) Even the … Continue reading

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Roads….

“Broad is the road that leads to destruction … Narrow [is] the road that leads to life.” Matthew 7:13-14 As we think about our life journey with Jesus, the Way, we find that Jesus has lots of helpful guidelines for … Continue reading

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YOU ASK WHY I FOLLOW THIS JESUS?

 YOU ASK WHY I FOLLOW THIS JESUS?   You ask why I follow this Jesus? Why I love Him the way I do? When the world’s turned away from His teachings And the people who serve Him are few.   … Continue reading

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ON THE OTHER SIDE

ON THE OTHER SIDE A sick man turned to his doctor, as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.” Very quietly, the doctor … Continue reading

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How to Pray…

“I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God.” Luke 18:14 The Pharisees were religious, highly moral people. They were leaders in the community. They tried carefully and faithfully to keep the law. They … Continue reading

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