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Saving Belief

“Salvation” series (post #8) Jesus died on a Roman cross to pay the penalty for the sin debt that every individual owes to holy God. On the third day afterward, He arose from the dead. He then spent the next … Continue reading

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An Underappreciated Part of the Gift

In Africa, a missionary teacher did her best to explain the meaning of the Christmas holiday to her children. As a part of her explanation, she told them that Christians give presents to each other at Christmas as a way … Continue reading

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God’s Thoughts, Plans, & Love

Jeremiah 29:11 is an often-quoted verse. It says: “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you,” says the Lord, “thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (N.K.J.V.) The Hebrew word that … Continue reading

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