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Remaining obedient to the heavenly vision

All of us saints have a story to tell that is tied to a vision the Lord gives us. For some of us that vision may have come about by the Lord working through normal, natural channels or circumstances, such as when someone hits rock bottom based on bad choices in life and cries out… Continue reading Remaining obedient to the heavenly vision

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Sin may reap financial profits, but righteousness has greater value

Since the time of Adam and Eve's fall, we humans have sought to acquire personal gain from sin. In our day of the early 21st century, the technological and societal advances we have made often become the tools used to expand bad behavior for the sake of power and prestige. We are told such things… Continue reading Sin may reap financial profits, but righteousness has greater value

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Veteran journalist & son survive plane crash after 2,000-foot plunge in New Zealand

Veteran news journalist Rod Vaughan of New Zealand decided to take his son, visiting from Germany, on a flight in a small plane Thursday, March 29, when the completely unexpected happened. After a little more than 30 minutes in the air, cruising along at 2,000 feet in the air, something shattered the plane's windshield. The… Continue reading Veteran journalist & son survive plane crash after 2,000-foot plunge in New Zealand

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An incorruptible simple life of obedience

Pressure to compromise is something that goes with the territory of living this life. Some compromises are okay, while others need to be resisted if they harm the moral and/or spiritual well-being of one's personal life, family, or community. God bless those who stand firm against corrupt compromises, especially within the church and especially in… Continue reading An incorruptible simple life of obedience

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Your reputation precedes you

Rome. In 60 AD, the approximate year Paul wrote his letter to the Roman believers, the city was the world's seat of power known for its debauchery, pagan rituals, political intrigue with Nero at the helm, and all kinds of corruption. Yet in the midst of all that darkness, here's what Paul said about the… Continue reading Your reputation precedes you

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A glimpse of eternity

In this 30-minute video, Andy Woods, pastor of Sugar Land Bible Church in Texas, discusses what we have to look forward to after Christ's return when he establishes his eternal kingdom on the New Earth to come. His talk was given at a Bible conference for Lamb & Lion Ministries, hosted by David Reagan. I… Continue reading A glimpse of eternity

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Family’s Bible and faith survive destruction of house fire

Southern hospitality. That's what the Frankovich family of Philadelphia, Tennessee has exhibited over the years with their family barbecue business. They helped people who survived the fires of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and also helped Hurricane Harvey survivors in Texas. But this time tragedy struck their own lives. A malfunctioning furnace sent their house up in flames… Continue reading Family’s Bible and faith survive destruction of house fire

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Atheist’s Kentucky school shooting drives student-led prayers across the state

The teenage male shooter at Marshall County High School was an atheist who admired Stalin, according to screenshots of his now-deleted social media account(s) being distributed across the Internet. Nevertheless, his heinous act of killing two schoolmates and injuring over a dozen others has prompted student-led prayers across the Bible Belt state with school staff… Continue reading Atheist’s Kentucky school shooting drives student-led prayers across the state

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Keeping ourselves in the love of God

From Genesis to Revelation, there's no doubt that all who set examples for us in our relationship with God recognized that we are laborers together with God (1 Corinthians 3:9). When God does his part, he expects us to do ours in order to bring about the desired outcome. Jude 20-21 is a reminder that… Continue reading Keeping ourselves in the love of God

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Against all odds, Israel prospers

Israel is on a lot of people's hate lists these days. Nevertheless, despite the rise in anti-Israel/anti-Jewish incidents, despite the liberal/socialist agenda of the BDS movement against Israel, despite the anti-Israel globalist agenda, despite internal wars within the Israeli government, Israel continues to prosper. In the face of all odds against them, the Israeli economy… Continue reading Against all odds, Israel prospers