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You have spiritual gifts! Even if you don’t feel particularly gifted, you are! Let’s ask the Lord to show us what gifts He has given us that give Him glory and begin to practice them more!

Spiritual Gifts: Unwrapping Your God-Given Treasures

Spiritual Gifts: Unwrapping Your God-Given Treasures

  Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. — 1 Corinthians 12:1 NIV Your spiritual gifts were not given for your own benefit but for the benefit of others. ~ Rick Warren I used to think that God’s gifts were on shelves — one

Worship in the Storm

God’s Providence In the autumn of 1785, Thomas Coke boarded a ship to accompany a group of missionaries to Nova Scotia. From the start, the ship was assaulted by one fierce storm after another. The one-month journey stretched into three, and they never did arrive in Nova Scotia. Ultimately, on Christmas Day, the ship hobbled

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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

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Hope in the Suffering

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Zondervan Bibles has teamed up with the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. to create a special NIV Pink Study Bible available to aid those who have been diagnosed with cancer. Throughout our country people will be marching, raising money for research, wearing pink on the fields of play

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The Danger of Lies in Marriage and Relationships

What is your definition of truth? How often do you bend the truth to avoid trouble? Do you find yourself shielding truth from someone because you think it will protect them? In this week’s Bible Study, taken as an excerpt from the NIV Couples’ Devotional Bible, we’re looking at the marriage of Abram and Sarai from Genesis and the consequences of

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A Study of 1 Corinthians from The MacArthur Study Bible

Editor’s Note: John MacArthur is one of the most respected pastors and authors in America today. The MacArthur Study Bible in the KJV was a project that he called “The most monumental project of my life.” The original KJV version has been translated and read all over the world. Now, The MacArthur study Bible has been

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