Prayer

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For the Praise of His Grace

“He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel.” Genesis 3:15; “…before the foundation of the world…He predestined us for adoption… to the praise of the glory of His grace…” Ephesians 1:4-6 A major question that many people have is this: “Why did God allow sin, evil, and suffering to come into the world?” This is a legitimate question because…

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We Will All Be Changed

“Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.” 1 Corinthians 15:51 Paul’s joy and excitement is evident here: He’s assuring the Corinthians that although we may face death before Christ’s return, we have a hope beyond that for not only a changed body, but an eternal future in perfect union with Jesus. Right…

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Don’t Let It Go To Waste

“But because God was so gracious, so very generous, here I am. And I’m not about to let his grace go to waste.” 1 Corinthians 15:10 (The Message) It’s ONLY by God’s grace that we are who we are – there really is nothing good in us outside of Him moving in. The very best we can offer are nasty, gross rags…

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The Way to the Holy Hill

“Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.” Psalm 24:3-4 The qualities listed here for one who can come before the holy Lord are discouraging: Hands that have never…