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Certain of His Death

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Certain of His Death Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures.—1 Corinthians 15:3 An advice columnist received this letter about the Resurrection: “Dear Uticus, Our preacher said on Easter that Jesus just swooned on the cross and the disciples nurtured Him back to health. What do you think? Sincerely,…

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Life’s Second Greatest Joy

Friday, March 3, 2017 Life’s Second Greatest Joy For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. —Ephesians 2:10 When I started going to church, it was a whole new world to me. I had no knowledge of…

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Not Ashamed

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Not Ashamed For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.—Romans 1:16 It seems today that it’s open season on Christians. People attack us as intolerant, Bible-thumping bigots….

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Ready to Go?

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Ready to Go? I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.—John 14:2–3 When you go on a trip, you must have your bags…

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The First One There

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 The First One There But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.—1 Corinthians 15:20 A question I’m often asked about Heaven is whether we will recognize each other. While I can’t cite any Scripture passage that absolutely guarantees we will…

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A Longing for Heaven

Saturday, January 14, 2017 A Longing for Heaven I long to go and be with Christ, which would be far better for me.—Philippians 1:23 Have you ever been homesick? Maybe you were in a really beautiful place. But as they say, there’s no place like home. I think I’m becoming more of a homebody as…