Bible Study

Why God will still love us even when we aren’t changed yet

Christians find themselves often repeating the same sin over and over again even after they surrender it to Jesus. As a result, they may think that God could not possibly love them after they repeatedly humiliate and malign God. But that’s not what God says. God desires for all believers to truly live a life of Godly repentance — one ...

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10 Bible verses to help you be brave in troubled times

We often need reminding that God is bigger than our problems. Bravery for Christians is not about screwing up our courage and willing ourselves to overcome our fears. It is about letting go of our fears and having the bravery to trust God. You alone cannot conquer your fears. But God can. You plus God is a winning team, every ...

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Jesus: The Silence of the Lamb

Take a few moments with your New Testament and look up every passage detailing the crucifixion. Once you’ve found them all, write out the statements recorded as coming from the lips of Jesus while He hung on the cross. Now, slowly repeat those statements aloud, one after the other. You’ll find they barely fill one minute of spoken conversation when ...

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8 Bible verses which remind us of the importance of charity

Most of us consider ourselves to be generous people. Yes, there’s always a little extra we could give but between our online donations to our Facebook friends’ marathon fundraising pages, our enthusiastic purchase of our colleague’s homemade baked goods at the work charity bake sale and our weekly contribution to the offering at church each Sunday, we’re not doing to ...

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4 Bible verses that teaches you how to grow and manage your business

  Investing in education is one of the top priorities of entrepreneurs today worldwide. Generally, a business executive will spend more dollars on learning about business practices, current events and innovation than anyone else. A lot of resources are put by people in business in gaining access to learning from business books, business seminars and coaching trainings. It would be ...

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10 Bible verses every Christian should know by heart

Memory is an extraordinary thing. We take it entirely for granted except when we really think about it, when we realise just how remarkable it is. St Augustine devoted the tenth book of his Confessions to trying to understand it. Just this week three British researchers won the “Nobel Prize of neuroscience” for discovering the secrets of how memories are actually laid ...

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How to Seek God’s Face

You can tell a lot about how someone is feeling just by looking at that person’s face. An expression can reveal a person’s mood—happiness, sadness, anger or annoyance. Though various modern methods of communication are available such as cellphones, e-mail, texting, and video web chat, nothing compares with face-to-face communication. You are able to read a person’s emotions through facial ...

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The Triple Threat the Enemy Uses Against You

Sports teams, political rivals, and military strategists all have one thing in common, they are aware of what their opponent’s strengths and weaknesses are. This is why teams study the game tapes, why politicians listen to the comments of their rivals and why military units spy out the land they are seeking to take. If you don’t know what your ...

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Should a Man Have More Than One Wife?

  Polygamy is a common practice in Africa and among Muslim believing people. It is the practice of a man having two or more wives. It has been practiced almost as long as man has been on earth. Since polygamy has been here a long time, many people think it is alright. Is that true? No! Sin has been with ...

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How to Ask, Seek and Knock in Prayer

Prayer is God’s plan for building communion and fellowship between your heart and His. Prayer is not for quitters. It doesn’t work like a vending machine—put in a prayer, take out an answer. God has much more to accomplish through our prayers than just giving us “stuff.” When we pray, He engages us in such an intimate, heart-to-heart process that ...

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What do the stories of Jesus’ temptation tell us today?

Lent begins today, often observed with 40 days of abstinence from something we enjoy leading up to Easter. It’s modelled on the stories in Matthew 4:1-11 and Luke 4:1-13 of Jesus fasting in the wilderness after his baptism and before the beginning of his ministry. Each of them tells of him being tempted by the devil. The temptations are in a ...

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What can we learn from Elijah? Death is not the final word

I Kings 17:7-16 tells us of the widow of Zarephath, who along with her son was kept alive through a famine by one of Elijah’s miracles – their flour and oil didn’t run out until it was over. But some time later, the story tells us, the woman’s son became ill, and he died. Elijah prays, stretches himself on the child ...

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10 Bible verses on forgiveness

The overarching story of the whole Bible is God’s redemption and forgiveness of the sins of mankind. It’s pretty much a pattern: man sins, God is grieved, he shows grace and forgives. Forgiveness is one of life’s greatest graces, one that we have received from a just and holy God even when we do not deserve it. This grace was ...

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How to Turn Shame Into Glory

Everything Jesus did in the Gospels was either surprising or stunning. What happened on the mountain with Peter, James and John is no exception. For one fleeting moment, Jesus was transfigured, unveiling His real identity before them, and it was dazzling (Mark 9:2-8). The Gospel of Mark describes His clothes radiating a brilliant, blinding light; Matthew says His face shone as ...

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How the Holy Spirit Can Help You Defeat Your Goliaths

There’s a huge difference between a Christian who just tries to make it on their own and one who really relies on the Holy Spirit to enable them to do whatever they need to do. Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to take His place here in the earth. He can be everywhere, all the time, and because He lives in ...

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