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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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The Foundation of Creation

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As a boy, I read my brother’s Boy Scout book. I was fascinated by the book—the idea of cooking on an open fire, identifying trees, identifying edible plants, reading the night sky, tracking animals, and just being in the wonderful world of God’s creation. The Bible tells us, “For the invisible things of him from […]

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A Time To Be Still…

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When you hear the word meditation, what comes to mind? Many picture a smoke-filled room with a group of people sitting cross-legged in the floor. Sitar music plays in the background, while the devotees chant things like ohmm, or some other Indian phrase. This vision of meditation is perpetuated in films and television, and doesn’t […]

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Faith

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Faith is a tiny word with infinity inside. It is more than belief in a god or a book. It is deeper than any dictionary can describe and more powerful than anything man could hope to imagine. Faith is trusting beyond a shadow of a doubt in something you can’t see, hear or touch. It’s […]

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Is “the one” out there?

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We all have watched many love stories on the silver screen unfold and the new common craze reality dating shows. Who doesn’t want the fairytale to be swept off your feet and fall madly in love? The quest of looking for Prince Charming or your Dream Girl can be very frustrating. There are times when […]

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God’s Plan: A Plan For Success

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If you fail to plan, plan to fail. Having a plan in life is an integral aspect to achieve success. All the great military leaders of our past and present have planned their actions right down to each individual rifleman. A solid plan for the future is a good way for us as Christians to […]

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Of Swords and Faith

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Sword that is not a Sword. Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, formerly Ama-noMurakumo-no-Tsurugi. Andúril, Flame of the West, the Sword Reforged. The Sword of Omens. All of these are swords of legend. You may have heard of some; some are a bit more esoteric. We learn about them from mythology, books, and movies. What many don’t realize is that […]

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A Mustard Seed of Faith

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  The early church fathers were avid students of the Bible. They drew many lessons from it, which they shared with other Christians, both in their own times and for us today. The present article considers various passages from one of them, Origen, found in various places in his writings, on having faith. Origen was the […]

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