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    When Did Abraham Build His Faith?

    Abraham is considered one of the Bible’s most faithful people. But when did he develop his strong faith in God? The Jews trace their nation’s...Read More

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    Be Resilient Like Job

    When life’s trials pull us down, how do we get ourselves back up? I recently heard a sermon where the minister told a story of a set of twins who...Read More

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    Working Through Language Barriers at the Feast

    La fiesta de tabernáculos! La fête des tabernacles! Ang kapistahan ng mga tabernakulo! In any language, the Feast is a great time for...Read More

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    Beware of the Spiritual Callus

    Calluses aren’t just on our hands and feet. Did you know that our minds can grow calluses too? My little brother is musically gifted. Without...Read More

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    What I Learned From Wild Blackberries

    Weeding my mom’s raised garden beds was a lot more challenging than I expected. As I got started, I realized that a wild blackberry patch had infiltrated the...Read More

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    A Lesson From Kate Spade

    Recent news of Kate Spade’s death showed that the perception and reality of her life were quite different. How might her death help us evaluate our own lives?...Read More

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    Understanding the Enemy

    The Bible says the Christian’s struggle isn’t against flesh and blood. So just what exactly are we to be fighting against? Who is our real...Read More

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    Getting the Most Out of Your Camera—and Your Bible!

    Getting a new camera, or any other gadget, can be exciting. I found that learning how to use my camera was similar to learning how to gain the most from the...Read More

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    How to Step Out on Faith: Lessons From the Story of Barak

    The story of Deborah and Barak has interesting twists, but ultimately it is a story of faith and submission to God. Few stories strengthen my...Read More

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    Beware the Pedestal: What to Do When Someone Lets You Down

    In life we encounter many people we look up to in various ways. It is not wrong to admire certain people, but what do we do when they let us down? Who do you look up to? Most...Read More

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    Mustering Up the Courage

    Everyone has fears. Everyone has weaknesses. Whether or not we give in to them, though, is the real test. What does God suggest we do? Courage. It’s one of those terms that’s...Read More

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    Is It Okay to Compromise?

    We all face issues in life where we have to choose between obedience to God or compromise. How should we handle these difficult times? God’s way of life can be hard. Jesus...Read More

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    A Guiding Light

    If you have ever experienced complete darkness, you know how disconcerting it can be. Life can be like that, until you reach for the light.   Imagine being hundreds of feet...Read More

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    Never Stop Fighting!

    There are times a dad’s advice gets forgotten or tossed away. But there’s a piece of advice my father gave me that I will never forget—to never stop fighting.   Years ago,...Read More

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    4 Keys to Relating to People Who Leave the Church

    Chances are we all know people who have left the Church. How can we have a relationship with people who have left the truth? Should we associate with them? We know that experiencing...Read More

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    The Interesting Relationship Between Fear and Love

    The Bible teaches that love and fear are opposites. How does the Bible define true love, and why is love the opposite of fear? Everyone dreams about love, but few realize what it...Read More

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    3 Reasons to Pray for the Kingdom of God

    When asked about prayer, Jesus instructed His disciples to pray “Your kingdom come.” Let’s consider some reasons why this prayer is so important. In His outline of prayer, Jesus...Read More

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    3 More Things I Learned as a Camp Counselor

    Serving at Camp Arrowhead taught me many lessons. After writing my first post on things I learned, I thought of three more I’d like to share. Other than the Feast of Tabernacles, summer...Read More

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