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Everyone is a Someone to God

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The ultimate purpose of human life is to be fulfilled at the resurrection. That does not mean God neglects the present physical life. The fulfillment, abundance, happiness, and success of this human life are an integral part of God’s plan. The entirety of the book of Proverbs is filled with instruction and exhortations explaining how […]

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As Little Children

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“Therefore we are buried with Him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life” (Romans 6:4). When we come up out of the water, our baptism makes us a new person as we […]

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Slow Starts

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We all have aspirations. For some of us still, that includes baptism. However, as you come up out of the water, while God may see you spiritually as a new creature, you are still very physically you. Your neural pathways are still the same as they were when you went under the water. It is […]

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Count down to the 2016 retreat.

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We are just over a week away from the Infuse 2016 Summer Retreat in Clearwater Florida.  The theme this year is Accountable. We need to hold ourselves accountable in every aspect of our lives: God, ourselves, family, friends, coworker, strangers, and so on. Our verse to go with the theme this year is 1 Timothy […]

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THE BIBLICAL FESTIVALS Their Meaning and Significance Part 5 Feast of Tabernacles

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Feast of Tabernacles This portion of the article will give you an overview of the Feast of Tabernacles—or Feast of Booths—the sixth festival listed in Leviticus chapter 23. This festival shows us the picture of the Millennium, the 1,000-year period of time following Christ’s visible return from heaven! Let us notice the instruction concerning this […]

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Synergy and the Kingdom

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One of the foundational principles in the Bible is the fact that God is trying to bring about unity between Himself and humanity. Evidence for this in Scripture can be found in John 17:11-22. Here we read God not only wants to be one with those who believe in Him, but even with those who […]

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The Importance of Being Humble

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In one of his plays, William Shakespeare presents a character whose life represents the values inherent in having a humble spirit. It also presents the destruction, not only to the human being, but also to the society as a whole, when pride and arrogance rather than humility take the center stage in our lives. In […]

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The Significance of Stooping Low

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Ben Franklin once received a very useful lesson from the excellent Dr. Cotton Mather. In a letter to Dr. Mather’s son he relates the doctor’s words: “The last time I saw your father was in 1724. On taking my leave, he showed me a shorter way out of the house, by a narrow passage, which […]

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Holiness

Are we as women of God striving to become more holy in everything we do and think? Are we taming our tongues to speak righteousness, truthfulness, and kindness? Is our hope fully focused on the grace given us through the blood of Jesus Christ when we accept him as the Lord of our lives? Are […]

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