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Will Your New Year Be Happy?

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COVER STORY – NEW YEAR
“I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11) As you read this article it is likely that you will soon be stepping over the threshold of the old year into the new. Questions that may be on your Read More

God’s Advent TIMING

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COVER STORY – ADVENT
“But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” (Galatians 4:4-5) There is, perhaps, nothing in this life that is more anticipated than the upcoming Read More

A Dwelling Place Worth Dwelling On

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“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain Read More

Luther’s Catechism

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COVER STORY – THE CATECHISM
“From childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 3:15) There is nothing in all the world more important than knowing the Holy Scriptures, for there is nothing else in all the world that Read More

“He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.’” (Mark 16:15 NIV84)

The story is told of a doctor back in the day who moved from the East to a small Midwestern town. One of his first patients was a man who was afflicted with a vexing skin Read More

God Called Me by the Gospel

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COVER STORY – CONVERSION
I certainly believe that the Lord works conversions, I just don’t think my actions always show it. If you’re like me, you find it comfortable—even exciting—to share God’s Word with those you find agreeable. If they look like me, share similar interests, and carry a friendly demeanor, Read More
“For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all.” (1 Timothy 2:5-6 ESV) Bible words and phrases are routinely tainted by secular usage. Christians hear one thing, the unregenerate hear another. The challenge is to prevent their misunderstanding from altering our Read More

Stand in Awe of Our Triune God

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COVER STORY – ASCENSION
“Let all the earth fear the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.” (Psalm 33:8) When we contemplate the greatness and glory of God, how can we do anything but stand in awe of Him? We stand in awe of His power when we see how He created the whole Read More

Jesus Went Up So That You May Go Up

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COVER STORY – ASCENSION
“And He led them out as far as Bethany, and He lifted up His hands and blessed them. Now it came to pass, while He blessed them, that He was parted from them and carried up into heaven.” (Luke 24:50-51) If you’re acquainted with the topography of the Holy Land, you’ll understand Read More

Triumphant Humility

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COVER STORY – Palm Sunday
One of the fun parts about attending a professional basketball game is the home team player introductions. The lights dim, the pump-up music plays, spotlights pan around the crowd, and the stadium announcer stretches every syllable of the star player’s name so the fans can cheer for longer. Read More