Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Matthew 6:7 We have come to a turning point in our study of the Beatitudes. Arthur Pink explains,  “First, there is a discovery of the fact that I am nothing, have nothing, and can do nothing—poverty of spirit. Second, there is conviction of sin, a…

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When we consider the great servants of God in the New Testament, we often think of Paul, Peter, Mary, Luke, or those among the 12 apostles. However, there was one man with a unique name whose service to God during sickness offers great insight for us today. His name was Epaphroditus. In Philippians 2:25-30, we…

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The new year makes a great time to consider how to renew our faith as well. Many will make resolutions, but a spiritual goal for the next 12 months can have an eternal impact. What are some practical ways to renew your faith in 2021?

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Imagine what it must have been like that night when the shepherds first heard of their Savior. When the darkness that surrounded them was overtaken by the radiance of God’s glory and the quietness of the night was met with a lifechanging message. It was a night when God led dirty shepherds to the spotless…

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Many Christmas messages refer to the birth of Jesus fulfilling Bible prophecy. But what predictions did the coming of Jesus fulfill? Why do these prophecies matter? The numerous fulfilments of Scripture at the birth of Christ provide confidence God’s Word is true. In addition, fulfilled prophecy confirms Jesus is really the Messiah. The following prophecies…

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Christmas nativity scenes often include three wise men riding camels and bringing gifts for baby Jesus. However, many misconceptions exist regarding the nature, timing, and role of these wise men. What does the Bible teach about the wise men?

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Many years ago I taught a Bible study entitled “Christ BC” (Christ Before Christ). It was a beautiful study of Jesus found in 12 or 13 people and events in the Old Testament.

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