From Enemies to Sons and Daughters

by Brad Jolly When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners.  Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially good. But God...

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Full Acceptance

by Chris Hodges Knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin.  Romans 6:6 Our dependence on others for value brings bondage. What is your motive for...

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Motivating Other Believers

by Brad Jolly Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.  Hebrews 10:24 OK, all you parents and grandparents, when was the last time you intentionally set aside some time to think of ways to motivate your kids or grandkids to do...

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Total Surrender

by Larry Browning So Jesus said, “When you lift up the Son of Man [on the cross], you will know then [without any doubt] that I am He, and that I do nothing on My own authority, but I say these things just as My Father taught Me. 29And He...

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A Heavenly Life

by Chris Hodges   Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth. For you have died and your life...

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A Love That Gives

by Brad Jolly I love Christmas. I love looking for the best gifts to give to my wife and each of our kids. Usually, about a week before Thanksgiving, I will go to the Black Friday websites that have the ads for all the retailers and get some ideas there....

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The Source of Perfect Peace

by Chris Hodges The steadfast of mind you will keep in perfect peace, because he trusts in You.  Isaiah 26:3 NASB If you are not careful, when you think about perfect peace, you may think, “What must I do to be peaceful?”  This is the wrong way to think.  There...

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The Link to Faith

by Brad Jolly I was reading and dwelling on the following passage in Romans 10. “How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching...

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