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The Hope of the Wise Men

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

The Bible teaches about a unique kind of hope that is never a wish. It is always based upon an absolute certainty. You can hope for these things with the utter confidence that they will happen. Its the kind of hope that the Wise Men of the Nativity Story had. The hope of the Wise Men was based upon what God had promised. And, since god always fulfills His promises, we can look forward to it with absolute hope. Continue reading

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Exemption from hardship?

“No one gets an exemption from hardship on planet earth. How we receive it hinges on whether we believe in an alternate reality that transcends the one we know so well. The Bible never minimizes hardship or unfairness – witness … Continue reading

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Isaac: A Life of Hard Knocks

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series When the Heroes of Faith speak...

There are dozens of important lessons that we could learn from the life of Isaac, but if he stood before us today, I believe that he?d feel it important to share these 3 truths with us. Continue reading

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God Gives us Hope for the Future

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Eternal Truths You Can Depend On

The third eternal truth that Paul shared with Timothy was “God gives Us Hope for the Future” Our future is secure and certain with God. In this passage Paul encourages Timothy to have a perspective that looks at life through the lens of the future – a future obtainable because of our hope in God – a future that affects our life now and transforms what we know about the past. Continue reading

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