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But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” —Luke 15:20 IGNORING OUR FEELINGS Some Christians view feelings with suspicion. They think emotions are unimportant or…

Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word delivered them to us, it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding…

Some presume Christianity is anti-intellectual. But does the Bible actually promote anti-intellectualism? On the contrary, the Bible promotes the life of the mind. Indeed, the Christian worldview values learning, and it grounds, fosters, and clarifies such intellectual pursuit. Note, for example, how the nature of God does so. God’s infinity…

WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW AND WHY DOES IT MATTER? Is there anything you can think of which is indispensable to your personal identity? Perhaps your hometown, family, or friends come to mind. While these are important aspects of what it means to be you, they do not travel physically…

Living a life worthy of your calling sounds grandiose and beautiful. But, how do you do it? Paul gives us four aspects to cling to. By looking to these, we can make strides in pursuing this calling. So, let’s learn! First, let’s read from Ephesians. ​​I therefore, the prisoner of…

When you think of discipleship, do you think of discipling your staff? The editors of the CSB Disciple’s Study Bible are PASSIONATE about teaching about discipleship. In this excerpt, they outline why you should disciple staff and how to do so effectively. And with the notes from this study Bible,…

Praying for lost friends and family is a difficult task. We so badly want to see them saved. But, at the same time, we don’t always see God answer in the way and timing that we want. Praying for lost friends and family requires endurance, strength, hope, patience, and love.…

During times of trial, it is crucial that we ask for wisdom. The Book of James touches on how we should be praying, asking for wisdom, and that He will be faithful in giving it to us. Read through this excerpt from the Cornerstone Biblical Commentary for in-depth learning of…

“How about coming over to the house for some fellowship?” “What a golf game! Man, did we have great fellowship!” “The fellowship at the retreat was just terrific!” That word fellowship seems to mean many things to many different people. Perhaps, like a worn coin, it may be losing its…

Christians disagree… a lot. And when Christians disagree, it can be very confusing and frustrating for believers and non-believers alike. How can the Church stay united and Christians continue to be known for their love while also disagreeing? Read this excerpt from the Wiersbe BE Series Commentary on Romans. WHEN…

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