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Sticking with God brings this added bonus–victory over enemies

Serving Jehovah, our Heavenly Father, has many rewards when we are the truly saved who endure to the end. One of those bonuses is ultimate victory over any and all enemies who reject, persecute, mock, and even kill us for being in the faith. Every once in a while when I feel like I’m getting… Continue reading Sticking with God brings this added bonus–victory over enemies

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Never forsaken, never forgotten

Christians and their congregations worldwide are being opposed and persecuted in our day such as we haven’t seen since Rome martyred our fellow saints in the arenas for sport. We still have a ways to go before things get that bad for us, although we seem to be approaching it quickly. Some of the persecution… Continue reading Never forsaken, never forgotten

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Rise of the rejects: 5 cases where God exalts the despised for his glory

When we face rejection in life, even if rejection is just part of life, it’s not something we’re ecstatic over. Our being rejected by people we hope will accept us may just be God’s way of opening another opportunity for his saints that will give him greater glory in the end. That’s a theme we see unfolding… Continue reading Rise of the rejects: 5 cases where God exalts the despised for his glory

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Bible survives burned out vehicle in Memphis crash

A man driving on a highway (385) this weekend in Memphis was sideswiped by another vehicle, causing him to go down an embankment. His SUV then hit a pole and burst into flames, pinning him behind the steering wheel. Passersby ran over to try to help him get out but it took awhile since no one had… Continue reading Bible survives burned out vehicle in Memphis crash

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Mexican Pentecostals chased out of their town after an Inquisition are allowed back in

In a situation reminiscent of the Catholic Inquisitions in Europe, nearly a year ago (Spring 2015) cousins Casto Hernández, 31, and Juan Placido Hernández,  26, were arrested for having a private Christian gathering in Casto’s home in a town in Mexico. The authorities arrested the Pentecostal cousins for having a non-Catholic religious celebration at Casto’s house… Continue reading Mexican Pentecostals chased out of their town after an Inquisition are allowed back in

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Things believers should consider when unbelievers stir up doubts on the Bible

Eric Hovind and Marianne Pike of Creation Today Ministry interview guest Harmony Daws who attended a liberal university in an ultra-liberal region of the U.S. where her Christian faith was regularly attacked by her professors and classmates. In order to survive with her Christian faith intact, Harmony came up with five things to consider when… Continue reading Things believers should consider when unbelievers stir up doubts on the Bible

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God calls us to help shoulder others’ burdens

The following is a nice reminder taken from Jack Graham’s devotional entitled “How You Can Help Others Endure Hardships”: When it comes to loving others, that’s the call on our lives. Not to always have all the answers and be able to fix every problem, but to step into others’ lives, bear their burdens, and… Continue reading God calls us to help shoulder others’ burdens