Am I Being Tempted or Tested?

Am I being tempted or tested?

Jennell Houts Whether you’re a newer Christian or you’ve been a believer for a long time, you probably know that temptation and testing are something you will deal with periodically. But what’s the difference between testing and temptation? And what’s the purpose of them? God Tests Us God doesn’t tempt...

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Processing Anger Without Sin

Processing anger without sin

Bas Boshuizen Of all the emotions we know, anger may be the most difficult one to understand. Anger is a complex emotion that can come with a lot of problems. Who has never said something in a moment of anger that they wish they could take back? Or maybe you’ve...

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5 Practical Ways to Change the World Today

5 practical ways to change the world today

Jennell Houts You don’t have to look far to see that there are many problems and challenges in our world today. Maybe you feel overwhelmed and wonder how you can make a difference. The truth is, changing our world starts with changing us! As individuals and families who love God,...

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The Lord is my Shepherd: Psalm 23 Explained

The Lord is my Shepherd

Jennell Houts Psalm 23 is one of the most popular and beloved psalms in the Bible. We often hear it recited at church or during times of mourning, yet it’s more than just a beautiful, poetic stanza. Before David became king of Israel, he was a shepherd. He took care...

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Reaching Out to God in Loneliness

Reaching out to God in Loneliness

Johanna Lynch Kelly is a 15-year-old schoolgirl. She has 823 “friends” on Facebook but feels she has nobody to talk to about how unhappy she is at home. Marjory is 78 years old. Since her husband and sister died the only people she talks to are the supermarket checkout girls...

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Does God Really Love Me?

Does God really love me?

Steve Howells Some would argue that, given all the suffering in this world, God couldn’t possibly love us. And I think we might agree that there are days when God’s love indeed seems quite remote. Does He really love us as the church proclaims? The Bible teaches that God loves...

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