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What Is the Purpose of Life?

What Is the Purpose of Life?

“Why are you here?” is a question that has been trending on the Internet for several months, with thousands of people taking to social media and posting their responses using #wearehere. The question has struck a cord with the American public but for Christians, the answer is defined by Jesus. Just before he left, Jesus

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From This Day Forward

What does it take to support a growing and successful marriage? Craig and Amy Groeschel describe five priorities, the most important of which is to seek God. All other things flow from your relationship with Jesus. In the study, From This Day Forward, the Groeschels help us to understand what it means to seek God.

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Vanishing Grace: Jesus Is Our Model of Grace

Jesus spoke several times concerning how people would feel about Christians because of our relationship with Him. Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man. – Luke 6:22 The questions we must ask ourselves are, “Are we being

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Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people to get Jesus on

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Joseph: Relationship Reveals Your Purpose

We have a dream for what will happen in our life, so we set goals, establish plans, and make a list of steps to make our dream a reality. This all sounds good. But what if God doesn’t follow our plan? What if His plan to fulfill our dream takes us in a completely different

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What Makes a Man a Man?

Football has been dealt a credibility blow lately with the allegations against some of the NFL’s bigger stars. It raises some questions: Are we looking up to the wrong people? Are there no football players we can look to as role models? Tim Brown was a star wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders. He stood

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Before Amen: Jesus, Teach Us How to Pray

Wouldn’t it have been nice to have been one of the 12 disciples of Jesus? They learned first hand from Jesus Himself. However, a study of the gospel accounts reveals that many of His teachings left them scratching their heads, wondering about what they had just heard. In the quiet moments, they could have asked for extra

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What Does It Mean to Put God First In Your Life?

What does it mean to put God first in your life? Matthew 6:33 tells us to “Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness”, but how do we accomplish this when life seems to crowd out the best of intentions? Work, family, and so many other responsibilities take up every waking minute of our day. Is it

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Standing Fearless Against The Storms Of Life

Does your faith stand in the middle of a personal storm? When your world seems to crash and burn, does your faith give you the ability to stand fearless against the storm? Max Lucado explores the words of Jesus in the study, Fearless. As the disciples made their way across the sea, a great storm swept

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