Tag Archives: Philippians 4:13

The Word American Christians Don’t Want to Hear

But the Lord said him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel. For I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name’s … Continue reading

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An Important Context

We Christians are very familiar with Philippians 4:13, where the apostle Paul says: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. But how many of us have ever considered the context for this classic verse? The fact is … Continue reading

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How to Handle a Bad Inning

My son, Ryan, has officially begun his high-school baseball career. He had his first j.v. game last Friday. It’s put me in the mood to share one of my favorite “baseball” illustrations. At a Little League game the visiting team … Continue reading

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