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Who Is This Giver of Prayer?

Who Is This Giver of Prayer?

The first privilege of having an intimate relationship with God through prayer is that you get to know God. Consider what a great and awesome honor that is — to know the One who not only created all that exists but also directs it from His mighty throne. This is an amazing thought when you

I am with you always

Prayer Is a Peace-Giving Gift

  Many decades ago, one of my college friends gave me a small picture that has meant a great deal to me. There is nothing remarkable about it from an artistic standpoint, but it has given me great comfort during some important times nonetheless. In fact, not long ago, I asked the Lord for direction

The Promise of Blessing

What is a blessing? So often in our world today, blessing is defined as “prosperity.” But a blessing is so much more. A blessing from God is a gift that is intended for our eternal benefit or good. A genuine blessing always has an eternal component. The Brokenness and Blessing of Paul The apostle Paul

Your Prince of Peace

Your Prince of Peace

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom His favor rests. — Luke 2:14 NIV Does your heart yearn for peace? The hectic nature of Christmas sometimes inspires more weariness, conflict, loneliness, and feelings of unworthiness than the joy promised by the angels at Christ’s birth. The tumult

Be His Example | Charles F. Stanley

Be His Example

Be His Example Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in Heaven. — Matthew 5:16 Whether you realize it or not, you’re an example. It doesn’t matter if you think you’re too weak or inadequate to be one —

Those You Love in Heaven

There is one question that all children of God have wondered about at one time or another. It’s an important and personal question. For some of us, it’s the biggest question we have about life after this one. The question is simply this: Who is going to be in heaven? This is a big question.

God Wants the Best for Us

Often when tragedies strike or hard times engulf us, we ask, “Where’s God?” In asking this question, we make the assumption that God must not have known what was about to befall us or else, if He were powerful enough, He would have prevented it. Or we assume that God must not love us, because

Trusting God’s Greater Plans

When the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son. — Galatians 4:4 This Christmas, are you waiting for some precious promise to be fulfilled? Do not despair — God always keeps His word. Yet just as the Savior appeared in a way and time that were completely unexpected to anyone — so

How to Listen to the Voice of God

  When preaching, I have found there are two kinds of listeners. The first kind are passive and nonchalant – people who can “take it or leave it” when it comes to the Bible. Then there are those who are aggressive listeners. These people have a look of hunger on their faces. They attend church

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