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Just Overlook the Resurrection and Believe in Jesus?

Just Overlook the Resurrection and Believe in Jesus?

As Easter approaches, many people in American society wrestle with the question, can’t we just overlook the resurrection and believe in Jesus? Some say, there are so many good teachings in Christianity that we should be able to focus on them without having to believe in a resurrection. While these statements may seem strange, they

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Asks, “What Is The Church?”

The movement upward [toward God] cannot be separated from the movement toward our neighbor. Both belong indissolubly together . . . Standing under God’s rule means living in community with God and with the church. DIETRICH BONHOEFFER, SANCTORUM COMMUNIO In his diary Bonhoeffer recorded that Palm Sunday was “the first day that something of the

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The Case For Christ: Evidence for the Resurrection

This week our Bible Study of the Week is from session 5 of The Case for Christ, the newly revised, video-based study by bestselling author Lee Strobel. Lee takes you on an investigation of the life of Jesus from historical evidence and expert testimony. Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son

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When God Calls Us To Take The Hard Road

Please, you’re breaking my heart with your tears! I know exactly what I’m doing. I’m fully prepared to be bound, and more—to die for the name of Jesus, the King.- Paul, in Acts 21 (The Voice) Is it important that the Church strive for unity? Are there ways that churches can experience unity? In this

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The Storm Inside: From Shame to Love

No matter how we look at it, one truth remains evident: life can be difficult. Like the changing seasons, we have days which are sunny and bright. We also have seasons which are filled with storms. It is the difficult stormy times that shape us into the people we are. Life storms test our faith,

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Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. - Proverbs 4:23 What Do You Mean “Boundaries”? The parents of a twenty-five-year-old man came to see me (Dr. Townsend) with a common request: they wanted me to “fix” their son, Bill. When I asked where Bill was, they answered, “Oh, he didn’t want

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Dive Deeper: Finding Grace and Peace

d.i.v.e means define, investigate, visualize, and embrace Maybe like author Jenifer Jernigan – author of Dive Deeper, a new study of the book of Ephesians from the Inscribed Studies collection – you are longing to know more about the Lord and want to study His Word, but feel like you don’t know how! Jenifer uses in her

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Unglued – Bible Study of the Week

What do we often do with our raw emotions? We stuff, we explode, or react somewhere in between. Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us? Lysa TerKeurst’s answer is yes, and in her usual inspiring and practical way, Lysa shows you how. Filled with gut-honest examples and Biblical

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You’ll Get Through This – Video Bible Study

Watch the Trailer – You’ll Get Through This No one travels far down the road of life without discovering that this journey is not always smooth or perfect. We can pray and wish for safety on the way. We should enjoy the stretches of the ride when the sun shines and things go beautifully. We

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