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Tag Archives: Endurance
Make no mistake about it. One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life. James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3). These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13). We should not be surprised … Continue reading
“Blessed are those who persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly … Continue reading
Paul used three earthly professions to illustrate the way a Christian should live. Let’s notice – 1. The Good Soldier “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:3). Christians are frequently described in … Continue reading
In the tenth chapter of Matthew, Jesus sent the twelve out on a mission that is commonly called the limited commission. He told them that for their preaching they would be: hated (v. 22), verbally abused (v. 25), rejected and … Continue reading
The Church of My Dream (author unknown) It is a church with a warm heart, an open mind and an adventurous spirit. It is a church that cares, that heals hurt lives and helps old people. It is … Continue reading
An elderly couple returning from visiting family are killed in a car crash. A young family is killed when a tornado rips through their house. A young mother is swept away by a tsunami. A young father is killed in … Continue reading
The church is composed of those of different geographical origins, cultures, ethnicities, educational achievements, occupations, and even hobbies. How can true lasting unity be maintained? I would suggest that it is possible for true Biblical unity to be maintained, if … Continue reading
“In 1 Corinthians 13, Paul does not deal with love as an abstract idea. Instead, in concrete ways, he shows how love should be expressed. He explains how love acts or behaves” (Steve Williams, The More Excellent Way, p. 2). … Continue reading