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Know Your Identity

Know Your Identity

Editor’s Note: Nineteen years ago, Gabe and Rebekah Lyons’s life took a dramatic turn when they learned that their newborn son, Cade, had Down syndrome. Remembering the day they received the diagnosis, Rebekah said that she collapsed. “Something died in me the day Cade was born — a controlled plan for my life,” Rebekah said. “But

The Leap of Faith to Eternal Life

In October 1929, the Saturday Evening Post published a landmark interview with the great physicist and mathematician Albert Einstein. I find his response to questions of Jesus as a historical figure simply breathtaking. He answered, I am a Jew, but I am enthralled by the luminous figure of the Nazarene… No one can read the Gospels without feeling the

Your Ministry to the Sick and to the Mourning

A few short weeks ago my brothers, sister, mother and I buried my father.  He was a hero to me, a model man, and a godly advisor all my life.  My siblings asked me to preach the funeral message, which I considered an incomparable privilege. Though most attendees were long-time faithful believers, I knew some

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