Discernment and Loving the Truth

We saw last time that Paul affirmed the Bible as the only reliable criterion by which believers in this age can evaluate messages claiming to ...

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Words of Kindness, Source of Healing

One day, well into her adult years, Florence Littauer’s dad invited her into a tiny back room of the little store he’d operated for decades, ...

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The Power of the Tongue

Who of us hasn’t had the experience of saying something we wished we hadn’t said? It’s a universal issue, and it has been for centuries.

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The 1 Revealing Thing About God’s Perspective of You and Me

What we believe about God’s perspective of us is one of the most impactful questions in our lives.

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What Child Is This?

In a memorable scene from a well-known comedy, a family is seated at the dinner table, and the father is saying grace. He says, “Dear ...

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Three Questions about the Bible: What Is It? Who Wrote It? How Can We Understand It?

It would be quite odd if you showed up to a football game and heard a ref or a player ask, “Has anyone seen the ...

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How God’s Attributes Give You a Grid for Life

Sooner or later, everyone gets around to asking some simple questions in life. For example, what is right and wrong? What is good and evil? ...

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Sharing Your Faith with Grace and Purpose

Focus on the Family serves the culture according to five foundational pillars.

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Our Limitations

Many of us begin our recovery by seeing that we’ve been powerless to measure up to God’s laws. Some of us, ­however, expect that once ...

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Seeing God

Just as the sun’s rays illuminate and warm the Earth, so Christ is God’s glorious light that shines into the hearts of mankind. That is the ...

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REVELATION COMPLETES THE GOSPEL

The word revelation has an important meaning: the manifestation or unveiling of something that has been hidden. In other words, the book of Revelation is the unveiling ...

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A Common Name

Luke 1:26-56 “And the Virgin’s name was Mary…” Such a simple name.  A common name.  A common name, for an ordinary girl, living her life in an insignificant part ...

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Self-Talk: Words of Faith

Words, either in the privacy of the mind or spoken aloud, are powerful. Written across the pages of history are phrases uttered at crucial moments ...

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Dedication to the Word

It’s no secret I’m a sports fan, but I hardly know what to make of the “extreme” sports that are so popular. Take BASE jumping, ...

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GOD’S IMMEDIATE PURPOSE FOR US

No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a ...

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5 Significant Things Found In God’s Redemption Stories, Including Yours

In this article, Chip Ingram reminds us how God feels about us when we’re at rock bottom, and points out the beautiful truths in each ...

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How to Benefit from the Sabbath: Four Principles for Honoring the Lord’s Day

Why do Christians worship on Sundays? The answer goes deeper than mere custom or convention. Indeed, it goes to the very heart of our faith.

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Being a Disciple in the Kingdom of God

On a blustery September day in Wentzville, Missouri, Steve Gregg delivered a lecture to an audience in an outdoor pavilion. His topic was, "Being a ...

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