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#Struggles: Recovering Contentment

#Struggles: Recovering Contentment

The Struggle with Comparisons All day long we are bombarded with messages that seek to persuade us of two things: that we are (or ought to be) discontented and that contentment is only one step away: “use me, buy me, eat me, wear me, try me, drive me, put me in your hair. — John

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3 Christmas Bible Studies for Advent

Is your small group or Sunday school class looking for a Christmas Bible Study? The Advent season is a time to get ready and prepare our hearts for the celebration of the birth of Christ. Doing a Christmas Bible Study is a chance to build up in anticipation of the grand event, and to dive


Demons: Greater Is He

Watch the Video for Session One of Truly Free For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but… against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. — Ephesians 6:12 We live in a dangerous world. Just turn on the news, check the top stories online, or listen to people talking around the office

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Bible Verses about Heaven

What does the Bible say about heaven? There are Bible verses about heaven in fifty-four of the sixty-six books in the Bible. Jesus mentions Heaven about seventy times in the book of Matthew alone. Scriptures about Heaven appears from the very first verse in Genesis- “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth”- to the last


Jesus Calling: God Invites You Into His Presence

There are times when all of us fall victim to the activity trap. If we could just do more, then we will feel better, be more spiritual, be closer to God. Yet, Jesus points out that increased actions do not always lead to increased effectiveness. In this week’s lesson, Sarah Young leads us through the


When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box

What is the appropriate way to measure our personal value? The most common measurements include possessions, personal financial worth, or our social standing. While these things may add to our sense of self worth, their power ends with our dying breath. The only real thing we can count on to measure eternal worth is the


Faith: Your Body Matters To God

God, may Your fullness flood through their entire beings. — Ephesians 3:19b The Voice What would change if God’s fullness flooded through our entire being? If that were to happen, we would need to be willing to surrender every part of our lives to the Lord. Often, this is not the case. We surrender some of


These Days Are Glory Days

Watch the Glory Days – Session 1 A Word from Max Lucado Have you ever felt beat up, outcast, disheartened, or dejected? If you have, you are in good company. The Israelites, God’s chosen people, felt like this for forty long years as they wandered in the desert. But then, after four decades of discouragement,

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Exegesis: You Can Do It

Is Exegesis your middle name? Or does the thought of using an exegetical method to interpret Scriptures sends chills down your spine? According to Henry Blackaby, coauthor of Encounters with God: Transforming Your Bible Study, everyone is an exegete. In the excerpt below, Henry and his sons Melvin and Norman aim to remove that “fear


Discussing Mere Christianity: Our Sense of Right and Wrong

Editor’s Note: In Discussing Mere Christianity, Devin Brown engages in conversation about this seminal work of theological conversation by C. S. Lewis. Enjoy the video and questions for Session 1 on your own or with your Bible study group and share your comments below. Watch the Video: Session 1 of Discussing Mere Christianity Our Sense