Faith in Troubled Times: Peace Through the Storm

Peace through the storm

Dusty Crabtree Most of us are familiar with John 16:33, which says: “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” For some reason there are people, both Christians and non-Christians, who seem...

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Living by Faith Part 3

Living by faith

Dusty Crabtree Perfect Love Casts Out All Fear 1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.   What is Fear? Fear can take on many shapes and forms....

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Living by Faith Part 2

Living by Faith: Love

Dusty Crabtree Faith and Love Have you ever stopped to consider how faith and love are connected? We hear all about faith and all about love in the church as if they were two distinct things, but the concepts are actually very much intertwined with one another. You can’t really...

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Why Forgiveness Is So Important

Why forgiveness is so important

Dusty Crabtree Forgiveness is a familiar concept in Christianity. Most people realize that they have done bad things, have sinned against God and need His forgiveness. When we receive His forgiveness, we receive many other benefits including freedom and peace. Most people appreciate being forgiven, but when the time comes...

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