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As Little Children


“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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The Foundation for Salvation

Christmas fir tree with decoration on a wooden board

Most people in Christendom are interested in their salvation, which they think is “going to heaven.” Millions think the foundation of their salvation includes going to church every Sunday morning and observing Christmas as Jesus’ birthday and Easter as His resurrection. Those of us in the Church of God know that these practices are not […]

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Mistakes Are Not Always Bad

Angry young woman working on computer in office

One of the things you can count on in life is making mistakes. Yet many of us look upon mistakes in a negative way. No doubt, mistakes can be harmful, but there are ways in which mistakes can make us better. To begin, let’s take a look at mistakes. Some research shows that 70 percent […]

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Treasures in Heaven

I wouldn’t call myself a tech/gadget addict, but I’ve come pretty close in recent times (that is probably what a gadget addict would say too). I’ve always been interested in the fast–paced, ever-changing technology world, whether it be computers, cellular phones, or even medical technological advances. But particularly I never thought I would get caught […]

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The Importance of Being Humble

Man praying in the grassy field

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

Portrait of a thoughtful young man with hand on his head isolated on the gray background

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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