Tag Archives: God’s Word

I Don’t Believe in God!

I invited a friend to Bible study.  She didn’t hesitate in her reply:  “I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in God. If God does exist, I don’t believe I should be accountable to Him.  If I’m wrong, then I’m willing … Continue reading

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My Second-Best Decision

My decision to surrender my life to Jesus Christ was the best decision of my life. My second-best decision was five years later.  It was the decision to commit to spending five minutes a day reading and meditating on the Bible. … Continue reading

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How Do I Share Christ?

Many Christians have never led anyone to Christ.  How tragic! The church where I fellowship has a strong vision for evangelism. We recognize one purpose of the church is “to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building … Continue reading

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God’s Word Speaks to Teens

I started something new with the incarcerated teens. In addition to our regular lesson, I brought an envelope filled with small pieces of paper with Bible verses on one side.  The verses were either a promise from God’s Word, or … Continue reading

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Baby Talk—Or Isaiah 55:11?

I loved our babies passionately. I would smother their faces with kisses, just as my mother would do with us. I was also passionate about God, and I yearned for our children to have that same passion. I enjoyed talking … Continue reading

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Chicken Evangelist

We recently returned from a trip to Texas.  Loved the church we visited!  The pastor had written a book I couldn’t wait to read:  The Adventures of a Chicken Evangelist, by Steve Nelson. It told of his experiences during 40 days … Continue reading

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Anxiety Attack Solution

Eight-year-old Alex was experiencing anxieties. His mother asked him to bring a note pad and pencil and write some instructions for what to do when this happens.  She didn’t know what she would tell him to write, but she was … Continue reading

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The Most Exciting Day of Your Life

When her first grandchild was born she was ecstatic! She exclaimed to her son-in-law, “Isn’t it wonderful? Isn’t this the most exciting day of your life?!” His reply: “No, I can’t say that it is.”           … Continue reading

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What is a Saint?

According to the Bible, a saint is a follower of Jesus Christ.  Romans 16:15, 1 Corinthians 1:2. We are encouraged to pray for the saints in Ephesians 6:18, not to them. The Bible does not instruct believers in Christ to … Continue reading

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