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…your life has new meaning!

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

Profiles of the Prophets; The Series (37 of TBD)
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

Jeremiah – Words from the Heart (1 of 4) Focus Text: Jeremiah 1.4-10 Jeremiah is frequently referred to as the weeping prophet and this with good cause.  In the book of Lamentations he wrote, “The elders of the daughter of Zion Sit on the ground and… [read more]

Mumbled Prayers
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

  In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings. - Romans 8:26 HCSB     Have you ever gone by a baby’s cradle and heard what the baby had to say? It… [read more]

Christmas -- Enough Said
'Winging It' from Stan Smith

"I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord." "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men." (Luke 2:10-11,14… [read more]

Additional Articles

Tell People What God Has Done
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Dec 17, 2018

Tell people the true meaning of the birth of Jesus – the miracle of who came – and how He came – and who He came to – and why He came.   It is the celebration of an invasion of God, splitting history into AD and BC.   This was God coming to earth.    Colossians… [read more]

Are You Hoarding?
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Dec 16, 2018

Matthew 6:19-20 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where… [read more]

CONSEQUENCES
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Dec 16, 2018

Most of humanity lives in kind of dream world of self seeking the “the good life”. This is to be expected since they have been born into a world of self seeking. As a saying goes, its just “what we do…”. Its natural. It has been so since the fall of Adam and Eve. The world has not… [read more]

Christmas Lights - Part 2
Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess
Originally posted Dec 16, 2018

In your living room or somewhere in your house there may be a green tree standing tall and draped with beautiful, tinkling jewels of light and gaiety. Today there is an ongoing argument whether it should be called a Christmas tree or a Holiday tree. Most Christians realize holiday is a derivative of holy day, therefore… [read more]

Live Inside Your Heart
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell
Originally posted Dec 15, 2018

Not long ago, I submitted this quote on my social media accounts, "If you're going to write, do it with your heart, not with your head." Almost immediately, I saw it gathering attention and it really made me stop and think about what I was saying. The answer is simple: It was something that came to me while… [read more]

Bible and Quote - May 13-17, 2013
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Dec 14, 2018

 My God in His lovingkindness will go before me; God will let me look triumphantly upon my foes (physical and spiritual). Psalms 59:10     Regardless of how things appeared, there was no need to fear. God has already gone ahead and "sawed through" the enemy's defenses. Voice of the… [read more]

The Heart of God
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Dec 14, 2018

        In any consideration of God’s essence, John’s definition of Him as love immediately comes to mind. (I John 4:16) All of us finding comfort as well in Mat 11:28 - 30 where Jesus described the task of following him as easy and light (at least when compared to the consequences… [read more]

Children of God
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Dec 14, 2018

    He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him. But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of the blood nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. John1:11-13 (ESV)   John states… [read more]

Call me Pawpaw
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Dec 13, 2018

My wife and I had wanted to make the trip to see our oldest son in Wisconsin for quite some time. We had lacked opportunity. We finally decided that any opportunity we would have would be of our own making so we made the opportunity and went this past weekend. We learned two very important things not to do in… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

Morning and Evening for January 13
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Ezion-geber" - 1 Kings 22:48 Solomon's ships had returned in safety, but Jehoshaphat's vessels never reached the land of gold. Providence prospers one, and frustrates the desires of another,…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — December 19
Daily Light on the Daily Path

Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness. Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God. — Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. — The… — (click here to read more)

Afflictions, But No Broken Bones
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"He keepeth all His bones; not one of them is broken."   Psalms 34:20 This promise by the context is referred to the much afflicted righteous man: "Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the LORD delivereth him out of them all." He may suffer skin wounds and flesh wounds, but no great harm shall be done; "not a bone of him shall be broken." … — (click here to read more)

Devotional for 'Teves 11'
Voice of the Lord

Do you like poetry? No? You may want to reconsider because poetry is very relevant to your life according to the Word of God. In the above Scripture, it is written, "We are God's making." In the Greek, it reads, "For we are his poiayma," from which we get the English word "poem." God is a poet, and you, if you've been born again, are his poem. Sometimes… — (click here to read more)

"It's a dead certainty!"
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

There can be no doubt that the Bible presents the death of the ungodly as being terrible. How differently, however, does it portray the death of the righteous. Even a hireling prophet like Balaam, bad as he was, recognised that there was something different about the death of the godly. Listen to his words in Numbers 23:10:…… — (click here to read more)

Taught
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Taught - Learning is a deliberate act. The Hebrew word lamad describes the actions of studying, teaching and learning. Whether it is learning war or the word of God, the action requires commitment and decision. God warns His people over and over about learning the ways of a disobedient world. He tells us…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — December 19
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

The love of Jesus is so inclusive that it knows no boundaries. At the point where we stop loving and caring, Jesus is still there-loving and caring! The question may be asked: "How does the living Christ feel today about the sinful men and women who walk our streets?" There is only one answer: He loves them! We may be righteously indignant… … — (click here to read more)

I will give you the sure mercies of David. - Acts 13:34
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

I will give you the sure mercies of David. - Acts 13:34

The mercies of David are SUITED to a sinner's wants; they comprise all he needs for time, for body and soul; and all he will need through eternity.

The mercies of David are COVENANT mercies; the Father has engaged to bestow them through the doing and dying of Jesus; the Son has secured…

… — (click here to read more)

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