Four Keys to Better Prayers

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How to Pray Better

Is regular prayer difficult for you? Do you want to improve your prayers to God? This blog post shares practical keys to help you pray better. The pace of life today can be described as frenetic. Time is a... Read More

  • Why Did God Make Ticks?

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    Why Did God Make Ticks?

    Kids ask some of the most interesting questions. Sometimes they aren’t the easiest questions to answer either! Have you ever wondered why God made ticks? I was sitting in the urgent... Read More

  • What Is the Meaning of Ephesians 2:8?

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    What Is the Meaning of Ephesians 2:8?

    Some twist this verse to say something it doesn’t. What saves a person? What is required of a person to be saved? What does Ephesians 2:8 mean? Grace seems to be one of... Read More

  • What Is the Meaning of 1 Peter 2:9? A Chosen Generation and Royal Priesthood?

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    What Is the Meaning of 1 Peter 2:9?

    In Peter’s first epistle, he describes what God’s Church is supposed to be and do. How are God’s people a “chosen generation” and a “royal priesthood”?... Read More

  • New Wine in Old Wineskins?

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    New Wine in Old Wineskins?

    Jesus sometimes used analogies to teach spiritual lessons to His followers. What is the meaning of His parable of new wine in old wineskins? Jesus spoke a parable to some of John the... Read More

  • Questions and Answers About the Passover

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    Questions and Answers About the Christian Passover

    Most Christians believe Passover is a Jewish holiday. But should Christians celebrate Passover? This post covers this and other questions about the Christian Passover. If you look at your... Read More

  • John 1:1: How Is the Word With God and Also God?

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    John 1:1: How Is the Word With God and Also God?

    The first chapter of John contains one of the most amazing statements about God in the Bible. It has confused many. What does it mean? In the first chapter of John, we immediately read:... Read More

  • What Is the Meaning of 2 Timothy 3:16?

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    What Is the Meaning of 2 Timothy 3:16?

    Is the Bible relevant to you? Why should you study the Bible? Paul gives four reasons in 2 Timothy 3:16-17. What does 2 Timothy 3:16 mean for Christians? Why should you bother to... Read More

  • Don’t Forget to Remember the Sabbath

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    Don’t Forget to Remember the Sabbath

    We all forget things, even when we are told to remember. Could you be forgetting what God specifically said to remember and keep holy: His Sabbath day? For me, one of the most unpleasant... Read More

  • Lessons From the Life of Joseph

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    Lessons From the Life of Joseph

    The biblical story of Joseph shows God’s hand having a powerful impact on a young person’s life. What lessons can we learn from the life of Joseph? Joseph was born into a family... Read More

  • Four Reasons Christmas Is Not Christian

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    Four Reasons Christmas Is Not a Christian Holiday

    Should Christians celebrate Christmas? Is Christmas Christian? Read on to learn why Christmas is not a Christian holiday. As millions of people around the world decorate trees, wrap and... Read More

  • 3 Lessons From the First Chapter of Jeremiah

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    3 Lessons From the First Chapter of Jeremiah

    The prophet Jeremiah was called for a special purpose. What lessons can we learn from God’s calling of Jeremiah? Is his story relevant to young people today? Jeremiah’s ministry... Read More

  • What Can We Learn From God’s Food Laws?

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    What Can We Learn From God’s Food Laws?

    The Bible contains laws governing what meats we should, and should not, eat. Are these laws just for our health, or are there other lessons they can teach us? In Genesis 1 we read that God... Read More

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