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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

Millennial Babies
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

They will not build and others live in them; they will not plant and others eat. For My people's lives will be like the lifetime of a tree. My chosen ones will fully enjoy the work of their hands. They will not labor without success or bear children destined for disaster, for they will be a people blessed by the… [read more]

Samuel Stood for Right - Period! (11/12/10)
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Paul speaking to an assembled crowd in the synagogue at Antioch of Pisidia: “The God of this people Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an uplifted arm He brought them out of it. Now for a time of about forty years He put up with their ways in… [read more]

Ring Your Own Telephone
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell

  The Economy. Money. Jobs. Your Future, and the future of our youth. It’s filling the minds of everyone these days especially during this super-heated political election. People are more concerned than ever about what their future holds, and rightly so. Millions are looking for work, or have stopped… [read more]

Additional Articles

Bible and Quote - October 13-17, 2014
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Oct 24, 2014

 Open my eyes, that I may behold Wonderful things from Your law. Ps 119:18       The Holy Ghost enables men to recognize what is hid, to perceive beauty and to discover splendour where all before had appeared without form and comeliness. Henry Melvill, 1798-1871, clergyman Church of England, served as… [read more]

The Ebb and Flow of Power in Politics
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Oct 24, 2014

       I generally try not to comment on purely political issues, but this topic is important to the religious and the irreligious alike, determining how we all view ourselves as Americans.  The crux of the problem being that many are frustrated by failed agendas and angered by a president… [read more]

Relationship
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Oct 24, 2014

    “I no longer call you servants, because a servant doesn’t know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known.” John 15:15 (NIV)   This scripture humbles me. It speaks of a new relationship between Jesus… [read more]

A Good Thing
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Oct 23, 2014

"Rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day. Little Susie wants to play." Or Johnny, or Billy or Cathy. Or the Northeast. States that don't normally get pounded by rain have been heavily hit in recent days. Massachusetts has been deluged. The images are those that one does not normally see coming out of… [read more]

Be True to Yourself
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Oct 22, 2014

That's the conventional wisdom. "You have to be true to yourself." That's what they tell you. I mean, wasn't it Shakespeare who said, "To thine own self be true"? And who was wiser than Bill? I would suggest, however, that if you are going to take a biblical worldview,… [read more]

Sweet Fragrance
Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess
Originally posted Oct 21, 2014

GOD smelled the sweet fragrance and thought to himself, "I'll never again curse the ground because of people. I know they have this bent toward evil from an early age, but I'll never again kill off everything living as I've just done. (Genesis 8:21 MSG) Noah was offering the sacrifices… [read more]

It Can Be Dangerous To Sail Off Without Jesus Christ
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Oct 20, 2014

 This incident where 5,000 men are fed is called a miracle.    Many years ago at a young folks Bible Class we agreed that “A miracle is God at work”.    Is that not such an easy description of what happened in Matthew Chapter 14?    We do not know how many women… [read more]

Gentle Persuasion
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Oct 19, 2014

Do you feel somehow that God is attempting to get and demand something from you that is your's, that doesn't belong to anyone but you? The truth is, that God intends and desires so very much to give you something; something so valuable that it cannot be obtained from any other source but God. The… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

The Eternal Crush Of Things
Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"

A Christian worker has to learn how to be God's noble man or woman amid a crowd of ignoble things. Never make this plea - If only I were somewhere else! All God's men are ordinary men made extraordinary by the matter He has given them. Unless we have the right matter in our minds intellectually and in our hearts affectionately,…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening for March 8
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God." - Acts 14:22 God's people have their trials. It was never designed by God, when he chose his people, that they should be an untried people. They were chosen in the furnace of affliction; they were never chosen to worldly peace and earthly…… — (click here to read more)

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

Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. If two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. — He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that… — (click here to read more)

God First, Then Extras
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."   Matthew 6:33 See how the Bible opens: "In the beginning God." Let your life open in the same way. Seek with your whole soul, first and foremost, the kingdom of God, as the place of your citizenship, and His righteousness as the character of… — (click here to read more)

God's Social Graces
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

You've been in the situation. You've been invited to someone's home for supper. You arrive just a little early so as not to offend the people who invited you. Then you ask to be excused to use their bathroom. Once you finish in the bathroom you feel it only proper to wash your hands. You now are faced…… — (click here to read more)

One Long Search for God
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

We need to be reminded that there is in life a dark and terrible problem - the problem of evil. Herbert Spencer in Natural Law in the Spiritual World defines physical life as "inward correspondence with outward environment." When we take in food, air and water, we live. When we don't, we die. There must be a response…… — (click here to read more)

Blameless
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Blameless - This is a word that comes from the ritual of sacrifice. It is amomous. It means, "without a blemish or spot". It describes someone who has been declared "not at fault". It is the perfect word to use when we cry out, "Wait. It's not my fault!" The only problem is that when it comes to personal sin,…… — (click here to read more)

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

I do know something of the emotional life that goes along with conversion to Jesus Christ. I came into the kingdom of God with joy, knowing that I had been forgiven. I have had people tell me very dogmatically that they will never allow "feeling" to have any part in their spiritual life and experience. "Too bad for you!" is my… … — (click here to read more)

Am I in God's stead. - Genesis 30:2
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

Am I in God's stead. - Genesis 30:2

All our mercies are to be traced up to our God, and all our miseries to ourselves. We are constantly making ourselves wretched, by departing from our God, or by putting creatures in His place.

We often put persons and things in God's stead in reference to our affections, loving them inordinately; in reference…

… — (click here to read more)

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