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Love Your Neighbor

By Faith Noles John 15:9-13, KJV ‘As the Father hath loved Me, so have I loved you: continue ye in My love. If ye keep My commandments, ye shall abide in My love; even as I have kept My Father’s commandments, and abide in His love. These things have I spoken unto you, that My […]

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Where do I Belong? Feeling like a Misfit

By stephanie reck Dictionary.com defines belonging as something that belongs. I don’t know your background, but did you get a sense that you belonged? The world and society says you only belong if you perform up to a certain standard. We can be insecure when we lack a sense of belonging. You may have not […]

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Love-The Perfect Bond For Everything (Article)

artwork by:Chris Van Den Berg@creationswap.com Written By Ngozi Nwoke I know you desire to be perfect before God, but how possible is it? You have done so many things in your quest to obey God and it’s like something is still missing. What do you do? This article gives you the perfect bond that binds […]

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Bloom Where You’re Planted (Article)

By Frana Hamilton —- When I became a Christian about 70 years ago, it was like I had stepped out of darkness and into sunshine. I wanted everyone to experience what I had experienced. I wanted everyone to have the new joy that was springing up in my heart. I considered myself to be something […]

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The Dangers of Pleasing Others

By Dr. Henderson Ward From the time we are born we are soon cajoled into pleasing others and it has become so natural that even as adults, displeasing others causes us untold suffering, and at times mental breakdown. At home we expect to please our parents, at school we are forced to please our teachers […]

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Bound by Freedom

nspired by Rev 7:9-12  by Abby Kelly “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Galatians 5:13 No one really knows where it came from. The word “religion” is kind of mysterious. For hundreds of years, […]

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FREE AT LAST!

artwork by marklauman@creationswap By Tesh Njokanma It’s interesting the way Jesus often used natural things to explain some deep spiritual truths. For example, when He taught about people’s understanding and response to the Word of God, He used agricultural terms to drive home His point.  We see this in Matthew 13:1-9 where he mentioned different […]

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Grace to Overcome

artwork by: Jomayra Soto@creationswap By Faith Noles There is no question about itlife is hard. We live in a world of sin that brings death, poverty and sickness. Rich or poor; No one is immune to the effects of sin in their life. Our struggle through the torrential hardships of life often leave us feeling […]

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Kindness

By louis gander (based on a true story) A stranger asked if he could help. I said, “…not going far.” (I’d tie this big old cab’net down on top of my old car). Insist, he did, that he should help. He saw that I was stuck. Twelve miles he drove out of his way. He […]

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Good Stewards

Inspired by Rev 7:9-12  – by C D Swanson For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we […]