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Born, Growing and Living in You Comments

Born, Growing and Living in You

The story of the virgin birth illustrates how close God wants to get to us. In a sense He’s asking you the same question He asked Mary: ‘Are you willing to let Me in?’. Just as Mary conceived the Christ...

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This Christmas, Look for Jesus

The Wise Men couldn’t have imagined humbler circumstances than those surrounding the birth of Jesus. Max Lucado paints the picture: ‘The ground is hard, the hay scarce. Cobwebs cling to the ceiling…Mary looks into the face of her Son. Her...

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Jesus is the Way

Judaism sees salvation as a judgment day decision based on morality. Hindus anticipate multiple reincarnations in the soul’s journey through the cosmos. Buddhism guides your life according to the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eight-fold Path. Muslims earn their...

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Jesus Loves You Unconditionally

David said, ‘Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight!” (Psalms 32:1 NLT). No matter how hard we worked, we could never pay off our sin debt. And thank God we don’t...

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When Jesus Comes on Board

One day Jesus ‘…saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. He got into one of the boats…belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then...

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MAKE JESUS ‘LORD’ OF YOUR LIFE

There are two parts to being a Christian. First, you must accept Jesus as your Savior. Second, and much more difficult, you must make Jesus your Lord—‘the undisputed boss’! There is just enough ego in each of us to want...

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The Eye-Opening Christ

Following the crucifixion, Cleopas and his companion were on the road that led home to Emmaus. That’s when ‘Jesus himself came up and walked along with them.’ Their hopes lay buried in a tomb; their faith had turned to doubt....

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Lavish Grace

‘Peter asked, “How many times should I forgive someone who does…wrong to me? Is seven times enough?” Jesus answered: “Not…seven…but seventy-seven times!”’ (Matthew 18:21-22 CEV). Am I the only one who thinks it will be so difficult to keep track of...

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How Well Do You Know Jesus?

A fascinating encounter took place between Jesus and Philip. When ‘Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father”…Jesus answered: “Don’t you know Me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time?”’ (vv. 8-9 NIV). There’s a lesson here for...