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Ask fifty people to finish the statement "Live As If" and you are likely to get fifty different answers. For Christians it will mean something different than for non-Christians. Incorporated into the top graphic are the answers given by friends of mine. It is our desire that your answer will be different each time you visit.

Today's Articles

1 Peter.... - Part 30
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

"But the end of all things is at hand; therefore be serious and watchful in your prayers. And above all things have fervent love for one another, for 'love will cover a multitude of sins.' Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards… [read more]

What Goes Around
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

  Through the proof of this service, they will glorify God for your obedience to the confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with others. - 2 Corinthians 9:13 HCSB   When we take God’s good gifts and distribute them, the ripple effect is amazing. Often… [read more]

Love Advice. Who's Qualified to Give?
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell

Eyes meet; two bodies and their souls come together. The sparks fly, the clouds part, food tastes better, the fragrance of flowers sweeter, you start walking around in a daze 24/7, everything’s finally making sense and your life has new meaning like never before until… When things go wrong, or even well,… [read more]

Additional Articles

Bible and Quote - April 13-17, 2015
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Apr 24, 2015

 Lo! Children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Ps 127:3          According to His perfect design, it is through selflessness of parenting that we can become truly fulfilled. Charles Stanley, b 1933, First Baptist Church of Atlanta pastor  Like arrows… [read more]

Do not judge, or you too will be judged. Mat. 7:1
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Apr 24, 2015

        Few teachings of Jesus are more misunderstood and misapplied than this one; because from everything else Jesus taught, we know he wasn’t suggesting we turn a blind eye to sin.  Some then use the “confusion” surrounding this scripture to debate what actually constitutes… [read more]

The Sabbath
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Apr 24, 2015

    “On the seventh day, God finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.” Genesis 2:2 (NIV)   God instituted the action of honoring the Sabbath as he finished creating the earth. At the end of each day and each phase of creation, He said his… [read more]

A Community Rich with Old Fashioned Appeal
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Apr 23, 2015

I remember when I was just a kid that a friend of mine saved his box tops and a couple of bucks to send away for a radio controlled car that was advertised on the back of a cereal box. He had shown me the ad and, I must admit, I recall that I was impressed and more than just a little jealous. The car looked like it was… [read more]

Where is God When it Hurts?
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Apr 22, 2015

Perhaps the single most common complaint against God, both among believers and skeptics, is the complaint, "If there is a God, how can He allow all this suffering?" Oh, maybe it doesn't start with "if" but assumes God. And maybe "suffering" is modified. Maybe it's "evil" or… [read more]

Do I Have To Go To Church To Be A Christian?
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Apr 20, 2015

 Here comes Jesus!    Here comes Jesus Christ!    Here come Jesus Christ, the Son of God and He walks onto the world's stage never again ever to leave it.      We are in Luke Chapter 4 and verse 14.   Do take time to read it carefully and prayerfully.      Our… [read more]

What Do You Want?
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Apr 19, 2015

 What do you want? John 5:12-13 They asked him, Who is the Man Who told you, Pick up your bed and walk? Now the invalid who had been healed did not know who it was, for Jesus had quietly gone away [had passed on unnoticed], since there was a crowd in the place.   I find it interesting that the man that… [read more]

Ask Whatever You Will
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Apr 19, 2015

"If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples." - John 15:7-8 (NIV) Many have been disheartened by this verse, as they claim Jesus' promise that whatever they… [read more]

Value of a circumsized heart
Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess
Originally posted Apr 19, 2015

The Torah was so steeped in sacredness that the elders of Israel put a hedge of protection around it so that no man could misunderstand and break the Law. Then the next generation put a hedge around that hedge, and again another hedge around that hedge on down through the centuries until Tradition out weighed… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

Instant In Season
Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"

Many of us suffer from the morbid tendency to be instant "out of season." The season does not refer to time, but to us - 'Be instant in season, out of season," whether we feel like it or not. If we do only what we feel inclined to do, some of us would do nothing for ever and ever. There are unemployables…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening for September 7
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay." - Mark 2:4 Faith is full of inventions. The house was full, a crowd blocked up the door, but faith found a way of getting…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — April 25
Daily Light on the Daily Path

Thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins Ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins. — That we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness. — He is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him. He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the… — (click here to read more)

What to Leave Children
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him."   Proverbs 20:7 Anxiety about our family is natural, but we shall be wise if we turn it into care about our own character. If we walk before the LORD in integrity, we shall do more to bless our descendants than if we bequeathed them large estates. A father's holy life is a… — (click here to read more)

Godly Men
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

Having ministered to a number of churches I have, over the years, developed a sincere appreciation for Godly leaders, especially elders. There have been those whose leadership has been lacking and those whose spirituality has been neglected. There have been those who ruled with irons fists and those who had no…… — (click here to read more)

Spiritual heart surgery
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

Today we come to the Beatitude which is considered by many to be the most sublime of them all: "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God" (Matt. 5:8). First we ask: What is meant by the term "heart"? According to the general use of the word in Scripture, it has reference to what goes on in the core of our being.…… — (click here to read more)

One Mind
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

One Mind - The Greek phrase is auto phroneite. It means "to think the same thing". It is not just about how I think. It is about my will, by actions and decisions and my conscience. Why is this so difficult among believers? Paul places this plea in some very special company right along with "perfect" (a word…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — April 25
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

Christianity today is so entangled with this present world that millions never guess how radically they have missed the New Testament pattern. Compromise is everywhere-but actually no real union between the world and the Church is possible. When the Church joins up with the world it is the true Church no longer but only a pitiful hybrid thing, an… … — (click here to read more)

"Who maketh thee to differ from another." 1 Corinthians 4:7
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

"Who maketh thee to differ from another." 1 Corinthians 4:7

THERE is a wide difference between a Christian and a worldling; the one is dead in trespasses and sins, the other is alive unto God, by Jesus Christ our Lord. He has been quickened by the Son of God, is born of the Spirit, and taught by the eternal Father. He is a new…

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