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Want to learn more about the Bible? about God? about Jesus? Dig into these resources for the basics.

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3 words that will change your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a spiritually dangerous time of year. Why? Because this is a season when many of us put our joy, happiness, peace, and…

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Clear authority

All believers are royal priests of God with a personal ministry to share the gospel with people in their lives. But not all believers…

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Really, Jesus? Be perfect?

One of people’s favorite ways of shucking off responsibility for their weaknesses and misdeeds goes like this: “Hey, I’m not perfect, y’know.” That excuse…

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The grand reunion

I’m kind of glad that I didn’t live in Bible times. I sure do look up to the heroes of our faith—Abraham, Moses, Samuel,…

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Revelation benediction #7: Your clothes are clean

So many different tribes of people on earth; so many different languages; so many different cultures, histories, and achievements; so many different nations. But…

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Revelation benediction #6: The Bible is a big deal

Procrastinators have a way of pretending that the day of accountability will never come. Students know that there will be final exams but can’t…

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Revelation benediction #5: You’re immortal

Pretty much everybody knows what it’s like to be mocked, shamed, humiliated, and ridiculed. Sometimes those things come because of your faith. Persecution of…

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Revelation benediction #4: You made the guest list

Everybody in Los Angeles loves Hollywood parties. That’s where deals get hatched, that’s where the beautiful people go to be seen, and that’s where…

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Revelation benediction #3: Stay alert!

I’m a little paranoid when I’m on the road and have an early business meeting. If I forget to bring my personal alarm clock,…

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Revelation benediction #1: Read, hear, believe

The last book of the Bible intimidates Bible rookies. It is couched primarily in the language of visions and dreams and needs some care…

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The best part of heaven

“Jesus answered him, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise’” (Luke 23:43). My kids and I often talk about…

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One way

“There couldn’t possibly be just one way to God. There are billions of people in the world!” “What about Jesus?” “What about Jesus?” So went a…