Article 5.6.15

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When I read the New Testament, I am intrigued by the relationship Jesus had with his mother. Consider for a moment His final words to His mother. As He hung on the cross, He saw Mary and declared, “Woman, here is your son” (John 19:26 HCSB). In that proclamation, Jesus designated the...

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Article 4..29.15

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“God Things” vs. “Good Things” Life can bring us to many decision points and possible frustrations. My constant struggle is discerning “God’s Things” as opposed to “Good Things.” Let me explain. I am overwhelmed at the great opportunities I...

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Article 4.22.15

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If you read my Tidings article often, you will note that I repeatedly mention missions. In fact, you might even suspect that John King is frequently writing my article, but that is not the case! My emphasis upon missions grows out of my strong conviction that God has saved us to declare His...

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Article 4.15.15

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Being a parent is one of the greatest honors and responsibilities God allows one to experience. Certainly, children represent blessings in relationships and life. There are not many more enjoyable moments than to see your child grow and excel. However, raising children is difficult work that...

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Article 4.8.15

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How blessed we are to have such a great God! Every day we fall short of His glory, and yet He patiently redirects us toward His purpose and plan. Recently, I have been reminded of this truth as I read about the lives of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the book of Genesis. Although we typically...

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Article 4.1.15

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What an incredible time of worship we experienced this past Sunday! God certainly opened the windows of heaven and poured out His blessings upon us as we sang, prayed, and studied His Word. And Easter Sunday is yet to come! I’m looking forward to this week with great anticipation as we...

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Article 3.25.15

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On the last Sunday of His life, Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem by the crowd’s cry of “Hosanna” and proclaimed to be the “Son of David.” Little did the multitude realize that the Messiah had entered the holy city with the primary purpose of laying down His life as...

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Article 3.18.15

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Work seems to consume our lives. Many of us spend most of our days in an occupational setting trying to provide for our families. While it is necessary to support ourselves through personal industry, we should find a greater purpose in our work. As Dorothy Sayers suggests, we need to recapture a...

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Article 3.11.15

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In Acts 13:1-4, the church at Antioch launched out into one of the greatest missionary enterprises of the first century. Although relatively young itself, the church focused on developing/discipling its lay leadership and sending them out intentionally. Antioch’s purpose statement might...

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Article 3.1.15

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Around three thousand years ago, the writer of Proverbs issued a significant maxim for every nation: “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people” (14:34 NKJV). The simple truth is that a country that esteems virtue and integrity is a nation that finds...

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