GOD USES SORROW FOR GOOD

“For God sometimes uses sorrow in our lives to help us turn away from sin and seek eternal life. We should never regret his sending it. But the sorrow of the man who is not a Christian is not the sorrow of true repentance and does not prevent eternal death.”

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The Geese

There was once a man who didn’t believe in the incarnation of Christ or the spiritual meaning of Christmas, and was skeptical about God. He and his family lived in a farm community. His wife was a devout believer and diligently raised her children in her faith. He sometimes gave

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The Mountain of Faith

When Abraham was over eighty years old, God made him a wonderful promise: “A son coming from your own body will be your heir. Look up at the heavens and count the stars – so shall your offspring be” (Genesis 15:4-5). Many years went by without any indication that God

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In The Beginning

“Then God brought Abram outside beneath the nighttime sky and told him, ‘Look up into the heavens and count the stars if you can. Your descendants will be like that-too many to count!’ And Abram believed God; then God considered him righteous on account of his faith.” (Genesis 15:5-6) After

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The Storms of Life

“Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd” (Matt. 14:22) We can be smack in the center of God’s will and still go through terrible storms. Christ loved the disciples with all His heart,

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Using Your Talent

“For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.” Matthew 25.19 God has given each of us a multitude of gifts with a simple message of use them or lose them. God has

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Salt and Pepper

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.” Matthew 5:13 In Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus proclaims how Christians are to be like salt and

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In Our Weakness

“‘But Lord,’ Gideon asked, ‘how can I save Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family.'”  (Judges 6:15) Once when he was to preach at the University of Sydney in Australia, evangelist and Pastor John Stott lost his voice. He says: “What

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A Servant Heart

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45 Being a servant in our world means being suppressed, even trod-upon. But in the Biblical context, it takes on a totally different meaning:

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