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The Danger of Lies in Marriage and Relationships

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

Restless Study Week 1 — What’s Holding You Back From Dreaming?

Hi, my fellow Restless Bible Study friends! My name is Laurie and I’m so honored and happy to be your leader through the Restless Study. Did you happen to watch our kickoff live-chat with Jennie Allen? Don’t you just love her? God has phenomenal plans for each of us over these weeks as we seek Him. I

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Models of Faith in a Hostile Society

There is no single correct way for how God’s people should respond to a culture hostile to faith. In the Old Testament, God called the Israelites to develop their own society. He designed laws to keep out pagan influences. But He sent New Testament followers into the world to impact unbelieving cultures. As we reflect

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Bowing to God Alone

The Bible calls us to obey earthly authorities (Romans 13:1-7). But it also holds up examples of godly people who resisted human orders that violated God’s commands (Acts 4:13-22). There is no simple formula to relieve this tension; the inherent conflict requires us to rely on God rather than on a list of dos and

3 studies on evangelism

3 Bible Studies on Evangelism

One of the issues that arises for many people in regards to thinking about evangelism is that it is something we have to do. I’ve heard people say “whether or not you have the gift of evangelism, we all have the job of evangelism”. Now as true as that might be, helpful, it isn’t. As

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Are You Satisfied?

In his classic monologue, comedian George Carlin riffed on the mountain of stuff we compile. His assertion is that “a house is just a pile of stuff with a cover on it. We place our stuff in the house and leave it there while we go out and get more stuff.” Is there ever a point

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How To Be Rich

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.  – Matthew 6:21 (NIV) In the new book and small group Bible study, How to Be Rich, Andy Stanley looks at the early Christians, showing that generosity was the hallmark of the early church. The early Christians took this command seriously. They did for those

3 studies on jesus

3 More Bible Studies on Jesus

Earlier I wrote about three great Bible studies on Jesus, but since then I’ve discovered 3 more wonderful studies on Jesus that I just had to recommend to you. Why so many studies about Jesus? Jesus is the hero of the Story. He is the what the Bible is all about and what we should be

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