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I prayed for a visitor at a revival. She felt that there was a drought in her life. Yesterday she sent me a message to say “God answered our prayers I received my immigration… The Bible says that after the prophet Elijah prayed and asked God to end the drought, he said to the people,…

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Repeatedly I hear people say, “I just want to be happy.”  Many people today don’t realize that the reason they’re not happy, the reason they’re not enjoying life, is simply that they’ve trained their minds in the wrong direction. They’ve trained their minds to worry. They’ve trained their minds to complain. They’ve trained their minds to…

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When it comes to standing in someone else’s shoes and feeling what others feel, the most frequently neglected area in which we do this is the area of pain.  John Fischer says  You can’t bring a cup of cold water to someone if you’ve never thirsted  You can’t heal a heart if your heart’s never…

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As the world mourns the death and celebrates the life of Queen Elizabeth II, It’s often forgotten that she has the title of Supreme Governor of the Church of England. This title reflects her genuine Christian faith, which she often spoke about, and how Jesus was her inspiration who kept her going in good times…

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Have you heard the popular song, “Don’t worry, be happy” or the phrase “don’t worry it’s really not that bad – everything will get better.” Are these words of encouragement or could this be denial of the pain and reality, the stifling down of emotions?  Thinking about these responses got me wandering. John had just experienced the earth-shattering, heaven-opening…

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Are you ever tempted to doubt? I know I have. The reality is doubt is very common to our human experience. Doubt comes in varying degrees. There is the doubt of a proud skeptic, who delights in their own intellect. There is the person who wants to believe, but is struggling with difficult questions. Then…

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Think about it. Is your faith unsinkable? Much has been made about the sinking of the Titanic. Some true and some faults. One story tells of a that the newspaper of the day and a   crewman said, “No one could sink this ship, not even God.” The liner went down on April 15, 1912, carrying 2,223…

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When I first began to wrestle with Jesus’ Olivet Discourse (which emerges from a heated Matthew 23, rests solidly in Matthew 24 and then ascends into end-of-days judgment by Matthew 25), I struggled. At one point, I thought I had it figured out. Like many others, I determined there had to be a line drawn…

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How should we as parents teach our children in the way of God? by our testimony. Christian parents are to hand down their witness of the gospel to their children. And their children will pass it along to the next generation.  Our first duty is to our homes. A person who does not start his…

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Have you ever thought about what it would be like peeking into the mind of God? Many of us bask in the knowledge of God’s presence with us. We find comfort in words like, “I will never leave you or forsake you.” Or “Surely I am with you always.”  Our hearts ponder and cling to his…