The Temple of the Holy Spirit

Not too long ago, a young man was tasked with the job of cleaning out the home of his deceased uncle. "All that's left is garbage," he was told. But there, in the basement, was a stack of old comic books worth $3.5 million! Had he not recognized the value of those comics, they could have ended up in a landfill, and this poor young man would have remained just ...

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FOLLOWING GOD’S STRATEGY

Even if God's strategy doesn't make sense to us, faith will compel us to obey. The more time we spend with God and study His Word, the easier it becomes to exercise complete trust in His promises. As we develop intimacy with God, we can better hear His voice and understand what He is leading us to do and to say. As Scripture reminds us: "Your word is a lamp ...

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FEAR NOT; COUNT THE STARS

Abraham, with his small band of 318 trained men from his household, had just defeated the four kings led by Kedorlaomer and their armies—armies that had routed five local kings, capturing all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah and even taking hostages, including Abraham's nephew Lot. With his victory, Abraham rescued Lot and others, recovering the spoils of war that had been claimed by the invaders. The Lord was on ...

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BEING DIFFERENT

Today we see many parents working hard to ensure their children fit in with their peers—spending beyond their means to provide the latest fashions and trendy technology for their children. They even compromise their standards to help their children blend in with the crowd. These parents have listened to the lie that being different is bad and unhealthy. Consequently, the next generation is being taught how to conform to peer ...

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