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Oct 29 2013

How does prayer glorify God?

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Whatever we do must be to glorify God (1 Corinthians 10:31). The purpose of prayer must always be to glorify God. Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. (John 14:13) Praying in Jesus’ name means that when a Christian comes to the Father …

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Apr 14 2013

Two Ways

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 We ought not to live in the past. We ought to forget the things that are behind — and reach forward to the things that are ahead. "Forward, and not back," is the motto of Christian hope. The best days are not any days we have lived already — but days …

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Apr 07 2013

Our Lives, Words of God

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 Orientals say that each man and woman has a message, and that only those who utter their message, are true men or women. It is interesting to think of ourselves in this way, as sent into the world with something to give out or manifest. Lowell tells us that, “Life is …

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Apr 02 2013

Can someone have peace of mind without God?

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The Greek word “eirēnē” that is translated into English as “peace” has several applications such as peace between countries or between people. However, the peace that God grants to His children cannot be obtained outside of Christ for it is Christ that is the giver of His peace. Peace I leave with you; my peace …

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Mar 26 2013

How did the Israelites determine if a prophet was from God?

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A prophet was a person who was speaking for God, in other words, “thus says the LORD.” Prophets were raised up by God (Deuteronomy 16:15) and empowered by God to communicate His purposes to the people. Prophets did not just speak of future events, it also included instructions, rebuking the leaders of the people as …

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