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Our Conquering Messiah

In the first century, Jewish people had high hopes for the messiah. They expected him to defeat Israel’s enemies and free them from bondage. When Jesus appeared, those around him expected a victorious leader. Even at his ascension, the disciples … Continue reading

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One Reason It’s Hard to Serve in Church

Churches generally struggle to get people to be involved in service, and to live out the truth that everyone is to be a minister and use their gifts to serve God. The common teaching is that this is to be … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Antichrist in Today’s World

In today’s world of fake news and alternative facts, discernment is increasingly important. This is no less true in the spiritual realm, where it is even more important for eternal matters. Scripture gives guidance to practice discernment in a number … Continue reading

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The Difference of Christian Discipleship

As Christians, we are to make disciples of Jesus, forming a growing group of people who become more and more Christ-like each day. To be successful at this, we need to understand what making disciples involves. Of course, it starts … Continue reading

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Innovating in the Spirit

In high-tech businesses, people labor in a world dominated by technology and finances. Because profit is the primary goal, it’s easy to become distracted. Yet we are still to set our minds on things that are above, not on things that … Continue reading

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Learning to Walk with the Mind of Christ

There are many aspects to one’s walk with the Lord, but knowing the Word is centrally important. Understanding the truths of Scripture is an example of having spiritual discernment in general, because the important things in Scripture are spiritual truths. … Continue reading

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Proclaiming the Kingdom with Prayer

In an earlier post, I discussed the reality and significance of God answering the early church’s prayer for boldness. In this post, we will look at another aspect of their answered prayer: their request for signs and miracles. We will … Continue reading

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