Who is God?

Who is God?

This is perhaps the most important question that you could ever ask.

When we look at the Bible, we see that God describes Himself as Love (Exodus 34:6-7; see below). He is not just loving; He is the full embodiment, or the perfect standard, of love. Without God, we have no real reference of what love truly is. ...

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Jesus: He Came As One of Us

Jesus: He Came As One of Us

Most families keep their family secrets a secret. Most don’t talk about the swindling uncle or the streetwalking great-aunt. Such stories remain unmentioned at the family reunion and unrecorded in the family Bible.

That is unless you are the God-man. Jesus displays the bad apples of his family tree in the first chapter of the ...

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Anna: Humble Servant and Prophet of God

Anna: Humble Servant and Prophet of God

There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. Coming up to them at that ...

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Why Do Christians Observe Advent?

Why Do Christians Observe Advent

While the Bible doesn’t say anything about observing the tradition of Advent, this tradition has existed within the global Christian church for centuries. It is nearly as old as the church itself, with the earliest mentions of the tradition happening as early as 380 AD at the Council of Saragossa. While that council was responding to ...

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Awe, Joy, Wonder and Blessings

Awe, Joy Wonder and Blessings

For the director of music. A psalm of David. A song.

Praise awaits you, our God, in Zion;
    to you our vows will be fulfilled.
You who answer prayer,
    to you all people will come.
When we were overwhelmed by sins,
    you forgave our transgressions.
Blessed are ...

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Feeling the Presence of God in Your Life

Presence of God

 

Have you ever been guilty of holy jealousy?

Maybe you have felt this way watching people in worship raise their hands as their excitement about the words and the music they’re singing swells with every new chorus. You’re standing in the same room, but you’re just not feeling it. When you walk out of the event, you’re not feeling ...

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Psalm 1: Like a Planted Tree

Like a Planted Tree

 
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams ...

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