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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

A Good Death
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

The death of His faithful ones is valuable in the LORD's sight. LORD, I am indeed Your servant; I am Your servant, the son of Your female servant. You have loosened my bonds. I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving and will worship the LORD. - Psalms 116:15-17 HCSB A righteous man lived in a country where… [read more]

Moses - Mighty Prophet (10-26-2010)
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Note: We will return to the series on Mercy and not Sacrifice very soon! "I’d rather be right than wrong!" These words came from an excited (but temporarily confused) friend of mine a few years back. What she meant to say was, "I’d rather be right than be President." Of course… [read more]

Additional Articles

Resisting The Word Of God Produces Not Just A Hard Heart But A Weak Will
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Sep 29, 2014

 We are in Matthew Chapter 14, and we have been reminded that John the Baptist did not preach a nice comfortable message, and nor would he do so to Herod and Herodias, and he had an extraordinary price to pay for his ministry of the Word of God.  Herod reveals just how weak and how easily influenced a man can… [read more]

A Lot Of Salt
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Sep 28, 2014

 Genesis 19:26 But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.  This is a crazy scripture to me.  Lot’s wife became a pillar of salt all because she looked back at the city of  Sodom. My question has been what was so terrible about looking back? Why the strong… [read more]

The Story Of Your Life
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Sep 28, 2014

Movie makers, book writers - fiction and true life stories - are fond of analyzing and telling the life of well known persons. Attempts have been made to tell Jesus Christ's life story, about how He walked the dusty roads of Palestine, and doing so, they infusing tension and drama that hopefully will produce a hit and… [read more]

Living Inside Respect
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell
Originally posted Sep 27, 2014

Do you show respect to others in your life? Do they show the same to you? What do you regard as respectful behavior? Is it merely doing as one says when they say they'll do it, or does it dive much deeper than that, demonstrating by not only backing up what one says, as much as one does? According to Wikipedia,… [read more]

Bible and Quote - September 15-19, 2014
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Sep 26, 2014

 The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation. Ps 118:14     Rejoice and live each day with confidence in an all-powerful sovereign God, who saved you and keeps you. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Spring 2007 The Lord has disciplined me severely; But He has not given me over to death.… [read more]

Finding Strength In Diversity
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Sep 26, 2014

        The concept of diversity means different things to different people and I guess that’s natural since by its very definition it embraces things that are varied or different.  To diversify, then, involves the enhancement of opportunity by adding or changing the status quo,… [read more]

The Little Foxes
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Sep 26, 2014

 “Catch for us the little foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards,  our vineyards that are in bloom.” Song of Songs 2:15   A discussion we had in a prayer group one recent morning got me to thinking about the vexing things that seem to bring us down. Our pastoral assistant referred… [read more]

God's Bargain
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Sep 25, 2014

Preparing for a yard sale is always a drawn out proposition. The first thing you have to do is figure out what you have of worth to even sell. What is there cozied away in your closet or attic that might be important enough to advertise for people to buy? Then comes the big question. What worth will you assign those… [read more]

When It's Okay to Beat Your Kids
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Sep 24, 2014

Adrian Peterson, a running back for the Minnesota Vikings, made the news recently when he was arrested for child abuse. Recognizing that there is more than one question involved here, Peterson has at least been the source of a whole new discussion on the topic of corporal punishment. To borrow from Shakespeare, "To… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

Morning / Evening Devotional — September 30
Daily Light on the Daily Path

He knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold. He knoweth our frame. — He doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men. The foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. But in a great… — (click here to read more)

Needs to Open Our Mouths
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it."   Psalms 81:10 What an encouragement to pray! Our human notions would lead us to ask small things because our deservings are so small; but the LORD would have us request great blessings. Prayer should be as simple a matter as the opening of the mouth; it should be a natural, unconstrained utterance. When a… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening for April 2
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"He answered him to never a word." - Matthew 27:14 He had never been slow of speech when he could bless the sons of men, but he would not say a single word for himself. "Never man spake like this man," and never man was silent like him. Was this singular silence the index of his perfect self- sacrifice? Did…… — (click here to read more)

The Commission Of The Call
Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"

We make calls out of our own spiritual consecration, but when we get right with God He brushes all these aside, and rivets us with a pain that is terrific to one thing we never dreamed of, and for one radiant flashing moment we see what He is after, and we say - "Here am I, send me." This call has nothing to…… — (click here to read more)

Truly Safe
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

In two days we will remember the horror of that day four years ago when we found out just how vulnerable we really are. Since that time so many things have happened related to that day that have had far reaching effects on our entire society. We have lost a number of our people in military actions around the world as…… — (click here to read more)

Where Life Ends
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

There are some who believe that the writer of Ecclesiastes had lost all objectivity when he wrote this book, and his pessimistic mood affected everything he looked at. As if anticipating that very argument, he says in verse 9: "In all this my wisdom stayed with me." Disillusioned though he was with the fact that things…… — (click here to read more)

Take courage
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Take courage In the Greek text, tharseite. This verb means, "be confident, take courage, be bold". In the New Testament, the word is only used in one way as an imperative. It is a COMMAND! Did you know that Jesus never suggests that we be encouraged? He never tells us, "Now here's a good idea". He doesn't…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — September 30
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

There is a great deal of discussion now taking place about the lack of spiritual power in our Christian churches. What about the New Testament patterns? Brethren, the apostolic method was to provide a foundation of good, sound biblical reasons for following the Savior, for our willingness to let the Spirit of God display the great Christian virtues… … — (click here to read more)

"Ye are under grace." Romans 6:14
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

"Ye are under grace." Romans 6:14

BELIEVERS are delivered from the law, and are dead to it; they are married to Christ, and are alive unto God as a God of love. The curse is removed, sin is atoned for, and we stand as high in the favour of God as we possibly can. We should look upon ourselves as the favourites of God, His beloved children,…

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