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Today's Articles

Galatians... - Part 24
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Chapter 3 – The Inferior Rank Law (11/13) The Law was Temporary until Faith Came (3.19-25) 3/3 "But before faith came, we were kept under guard by the law, kept for the faith which would afterward be revealed. Therefore the law was our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But… [read more]

Playing Unplugged
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me. – John 15:5 HCSB               My five year old boy liked to pretend to play video games. At least… [read more]

Leaving Your Footprint Forever
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell

How will you be remembered by the lives you touched after your gone? Would you be thought of as caring, giving, loving, respected, admired, smart, or intellectual? Did you have special gifts which you shared with others, if not the world? Or would your life's imprints quickly disappear into the sunset, like grains… [read more]

Additional Articles

Bible and Quote - February 16-20
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Feb 27, 2015

 You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word. Ps 119:114      He who possesses faith in omnipotent God, dwells in an atmosphere of grace surrounded with the bodyguard of mercies. CH. Spurgeon, 1834-92 Depart from me, evildoers, That I may observe the commandments of my God. Ps 119:115         … [read more]

Christ in You
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Feb 27, 2015

   “Christ in you, the hope of glory.” Colossians 1:27   Christ in you                Paul writes to the believers at Colosse in order to encourage them to stand firm against the false teachers in their midst.               … [read more]

The Problem with Gossip
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Feb 27, 2015

       Gossip is engaged in at home, school, work and even church and could be defined as nothing more than idle talk, telling tales and spreading rumors; the juicier the better!  So how bad can it be if so many people eagerly participate in it?  (Even many “news” magazines… [read more]

The Best Ace
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Feb 26, 2015

The second major of the year in professional golf is being contested at Mamaroneck, New York. Winged Foot is the sight of this year's U. S. Open, which is not just a professional tournament, but also the national championship of our country in golf. One round is now in the books and, as usual, the greatest golfers… [read more]

Liar Liar
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Feb 25, 2015

Have you ever seen the movie, Liar Liar? Jim Carrey plays a lawyer without apparent scruples who finds himself the victim of his son's birthday wish that he couldn't lie for 24 hours. What follows is funny and, behind it, thought provoking. Have you ever considered what your life… [read more]

An Offer Which Cannot Be Received Anywhere Else in the Whole World
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Feb 23, 2015

Waiting for Almighty God to move anew and afresh is seldom easy.   Waiting for Almighty God to answer prayer can present us with a real challenge.   Waiting for Almighty God to act almost requires a very special quality of believer and discipleship.     We see this in the life… [read more]

You Are Not Your Past
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Feb 22, 2015

Paul was a greedy thief. He was Bounty hunter paid to find Christians and take them to prison. Because of his testimony against them, they would be executed.He personally had the Apostle Stephen killed. The scales of injustice weighed heavily against him, yet, after his conversion, he wrote, “THEREFORE, [there is]… [read more]

"Where You Are"
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Feb 22, 2015

Once upon a time long ago in the hills of the deep South, a woman had a mission - a personal, self-appointed calling. She traveled from neighborhood to neighborhood, from hillside to hillside with a message. A message for everyone she came in contact with. Her message she had set to the music of her voice. To every farmhouse,… [read more]

Grace, Mercy, Peace - in that order.
Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess
Originally posted Feb 22, 2015

Jesus uses the word mercy with the intent of compassion, kindness, or good will towards those who are miserable and afflicted. The Greek word is éleos. According to Vine’s it is the outward manifestation of pity and assumes the need of the one who receives it. So when Jesus says, “The… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

Do Ye Now Believe?
Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"

Now we believe. Jesus says - Do you? The time is coming when you will leave Me alone. Many a Christian worker has left Jesus Christ alone and gone into work from a sense of duty, or from a sense of need arising out of his own particular discernment. The reason for this is the absence of the resurrection life of Jesus. The…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening for November 4
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"For my strength is made perfect in weakness." - 2 Corinthians 12:9 A primary qualification for serving God with any amount of success, and for doing God's work well and triumphantly, is a sense of our own weakness. When God's warrior marches forth to battle, strong in his own might, when he boasts,…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — February 28
Daily Light on the Daily Path

God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. God ... hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; to wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and… — (click here to read more)

Real Estate in Heaven
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"Knowing in yourselves that ye have in Heaven a better and an enduring substance."   Hebrews 10:34 This is well. Our substance here is very unsubstantial; there is no substance in it. But God has given us a promise of real estate in the gloryland, and that promise comes to our hearts with such full assurance of its certainty that we know in ourselves… — (click here to read more)

Consistency
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

Consistency. It is the one commodity that so many desire yet so many lack. Consistency in golf means the difference between making millions of dollars playing the game and, well, preaching for a living. Every time I hit a perfect drive down the middle of the fairway I think, "Why can't I do that every time?" If…… — (click here to read more)

The power of holiness
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

"No one can know the true grace of God," said the great Bible teacher A. W. Tozer, "who has not first known the fear of God." He continued: "Always there was about any manifestation of God something that dismayed the onlookers, that daunted and overawed them – I do not believe any lasting good can come from religious…… — (click here to read more)

Confidence
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Confidence - From two Greek words meaning "all" and "speaking", parresias means "freedom in the act of speaking". This word means that we have boldness and freedom to speak of our experience of faith. Because God accepts us, we are invited to become citizens of His new kingdom the kingdom of the redeemed.…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — February 28
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

When our faith becomes obedience to our Savior, then it is true faith, indeed! The difficulty we modem Christians face is not misunderstanding the Bible, but persuading our untamed hearts to accept its plain instruction. Our problem is to get the consent of our world-loving minds to make Jesus Lord in fact, as well as in word. For it is one thing… … — (click here to read more)

Thy Maker is thine Husband. - Isaiah 54:5
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

Thy Maker is thine Husband. - Isaiah 54:5

SWEET assurance! Surprising condescension. Does Jesus, by whom all things were made, fill this sweet relation? Is He my nearest and dearest relative? Yes: He loves thee more than any other.

He is more closely united to thee, and more deeply interested in thee.

He is the Bridegroom, thou art the bride;…

… — (click here to read more)

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