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Born to Win

Born to Win

Our first birth destined us to lose because we were born into sin. But because of Jesus’ “nevertheless” decision, because he went to the cross to pay the price for our sin, we have been born again. You have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word

Follow Jesus, Follow Joy

Jesus promised His disciples three things — that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble. — F. R. Maltby Jesus wants His followers to experience great joy. I am convinced of this. As late as His Last Supper discourse, He let them know they could find joy in part from their

What Makes Heaven Heavenly?

In one of his Far Side cartoons, Gary Larson depicts a winged man seated in heaven on a cloud. No one near. Nothing to do. Marooned on his celestial post. The caption witnesses his despair: “Wish I’d brought a magazine.” We can relate. Eternal life? Clouds in our midst, harps on our laps, and time

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Death: The End of Construction

The dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live. – John 5:25 I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon. – John Newton Death is inevitable! No one can outrun death. It will catch up to all of us eventually. When

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