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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4 of the Most Misquoted Bible Verses

4 of the most misquoted Bible verses

Bas Boshuizen To Christians, the Bible is the word of God. It’s the best-selling book of all time and an ancient source of wisdom and encouragement. Some parts of the Bible are so well-known that people love to quote verses even without truly understanding what they’re supposed to mean. In...

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Life as a Missionary in a First-World Nation

Life as a Missionary in a First-World Nation

Rachelle Butow Missionary. What does it mean to you? Immediately, images come to mind of a woman in a long skirt bending down, looking compassionately at a small African child with a distended stomach, or of a man building houses for those who have none in South America, or of...

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The 3 Most Radical Teachings of Jesus

3 Most Radical Teachings of Jesus

Kim Thompson-Pinder Jesus was the most radical person who ever lived and still is! When Jesus came on the scene two thousand years ago and started teaching about the Kingdom of Heaven and what God was really like, He encountered two groups of people. People who loved Him and wanted...

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