Thankful (Part 4): Thankful for Our Hope

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“In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. For this perishable must put on the imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality. But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, […]

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Thankful (Part 3): Thankful for God’s Mercy

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“I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service, even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief; and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with […]

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How to Walk by Faith and Not by Sight

Man in Forest

“For we walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7). The statement above is found in Paul’s second letter to the church in Corinth. We could say that this is the fundamental idea behind being a Christian. But what does it mean? How do we “walk by faith” and “not by sight”? To answer […]

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Thankful (Part 2): Thankful for Our Blessings

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“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer” (1 Timothy 4:4-5). It is easy for us to focus on the troubles we face in life. We also tend to look at […]

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Thankful (Part 1): Thankful for God’s Word

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“Seven times a day I praise You, because of Your righteous ordinances” (Psalm 119:164). We have many different reasons to praise God and give thanks to Him. In the passage above, the psalmist mentioned God’s “righteous ordinances” as a reason to praise Him. He was referring to the word that God revealed to man (the […]

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Man Does Not Live by Bread Alone

Bread

The book of Deuteronomy contains many reminders for God’s people that were given to them before entering the promised land of Canaan. They were reminded of the law, of their wilderness wanderings, and of God’s care for them. In the passage below, they were reminded of some of the blessings the Lord had provided, including […]

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Thankful: Introduction

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Thanksgiving is one time during the year when our society focuses on thankfulness. Obviously, this should not be limited to one day a year; but the time surrounding this holiday provides all of us with a reminder of the need to be thankful. There are many things for which we can be thankful. Over the […]

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