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The Bible Always Survives and Always Will

 “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” (Matthew 24:35) . The Bible is the most despised, derided, denied, disputed, dissected, and debated book in all of history. This Bible has been under attack for centuries, for everything you can imagine. Yet the Bible is still the most read, most [...]

2017-05-30T09:23:10+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Regarding Others As More Important

When Paul writes, “consider others better than yourselves” he uses a verb that means “to calculate,” “to reckon” (Philippians 2:3). To consider others better than yourself, is not to say you have no place; it is to say that you know your place.   Scripture says: “Don’t cherish exaggerated ideas of yourself or your importance, [...]

2017-05-24T11:33:41+00:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Christ Lives in You

How could we ever hope to have the heart of Jesus as the Bible promises? Ready for a surprise? If you are in Christ, you already have the heart of Christ. Paul said it succinctly in Galatians 2:20…“Christ lives in me.” And Paul explains it with these words, “Strange as it seems, we Christians actually [...]

2017-05-10T09:46:46+00:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Why Hope Isn’t the Same as Optimism

“We know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them” (Romans 8:28). Life often brings you matters that are difficult to swallow, like a sickness, a job loss, or the death of a friend or family member. Those pills [...]

2017-05-25T11:01:21+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

But God Can

When you feel helpless, where can you turn? I suggest you turn to one of Jesus’ most intriguing teachings about prayer! Luke tells the story of a persistent neighbor looking to borrow bread at midnight. Imagine it’s you ringing the doorbell. The door opens. “What are you doing here?” he asks. You answer, “A friend of [...]

2017-05-03T13:40:49+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Applying God’s Word Is Vitally Important

“Knowledge puffs up while love builds up” (1 Corinthians 8:1) Did you know studying the Bible can be dangerous? In fact, the results of Bible study could be disastrous. Sounds strange, I know. But God intended for us to apply the Bible to our lives, not just read it. The Bible is about transformation, not [...]

2017-05-03T09:52:38+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

The Cross Says ‘Let It Go’

“Be careful that none of you fails to respond to the grace which God gives, for if he does there can very easily spring up in him a bitter spirit which is not only bad in itself but can also poison the lives of many others” (Hebrews 12:15). Forgiveness is free. But it’s not cheap. [...]

2017-04-19T10:07:26+00:00April 15th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Put Into Practice

“Put into practice what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me” (Philippians 4:9). A not-so-bright fellow saw a sign in a travel agency window: Cruise–$100 cash. He walked in and when the fellow at the desk asked for the money, the not-so-bright guy started counting it out. When he got to [...]

2017-04-06T09:54:33+00:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

As An Example

After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet, and wipe them the towel. (John 13:5) Our Savior kneels down and gazes upon the darkest acts of our lives. But rather than recoil in horror, he reaches out in kindness and from the basin of his grace, he scoops [...]

2017-03-30T09:13:34+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|

Love Is a Habit

If you only love on and off, like a light switch, you're not loving like God wants you to love. Jesus said, "If you only love those who love you what credit is that to you?" (Luke 6:32) His point is - anybody can love those who love them. Becoming a master lover means you [...]

2017-03-16T14:28:25+00:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Refresh|