Category: Faith

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Is it Well with Your Soul?

If you died today would you go to heaven? Before you answer, read this story. In 1871 fire ravaged the city of Chicago, leaving three hundred people dead and a hundred thousand homeless. Attorney Horatio Gates Spafford, a friend of...

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‘Saved Through Faith’

The Bible says, ‘By grace you have been saved through faith’. Faith in Christ alone gives us the assurance of heaven. Poet Henry van Dyke put it like this: ‘I am standing upon the seashore. A ship…spreads her white sails...

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus Comments

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

At the Good Will Games in Edmonton, Canada, the Jamaican team was participating in the 4 x 100-metre relay. Those in the third leg of the race had a friend competing in another event nearby. While the sprinter was waiting...

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (1) Comments

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (1)

We get a remarkable picture of what can happen in prayer when we watch a parent and a little child. Imagine a one-year-old who looks at you and holds his gaze. You’re charmed. He looks shyly at first, tilting his...

Step into the Water Comments

Step into the Water

When Jesus was baptized, ‘the heavens were opened to Him…And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased”’ (vv. 16-17 NKJV). That day when Jesus stepped into the River Jordan,...

Don’t Let Fear Stop You (2) Comments

Don’t Let Fear Stop You (2)

Collecting taxes for the Romans was a lucrative job. But for a Jew like Matthew it meant betraying your own people. As a result he was despised and excluded from religious worship. But that didn’t stop Jesus from calling him...

A Faith Perspective Comments

A Faith Perspective

Roman prisons were terrible places. Offenders were stripped, flogged, and placed in leg irons. Their blood-soaked clothing wasn’t changed even in the dead of winter. And the ‘inner cell’ (Acts 16:24 NIV 2011 Edition) where Paul and Silas were imprisoned...

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Give God His Tithe (3)

When you honor the Lord in your business, He will bless your business. Imagine the advantage you’d have in the marketplace with God as your partner! Many famous Christian business people throughout history were faithful tithers, including Henry John Heinz...

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Signs of the Times (4)

Jesus said when we see calamity and apostasy, don’t give in to fear because they’re signs of His imminent return. ‘But he who endures to the end shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in...

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Signs of the Times (3)

Jesus said to His disciples: ‘..you will be handed over to be persecuted…put to death, and…hated by all nations because of Me. At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and...