What is the Purpose of Life?

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A young man in our church recently asked me for my thoughts on what is our main purpose in life. God’s purpose for us on earth would be like any loving parent in having children. If they are good parents, it would be the result of their love, and they would indeed pour out their love on their child. Then the parent would want the best for their child, a future and a hope. “‘For I know the plans Read More

When Your Marriage is Sinking

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God’s Desire “Lift up your tired hands and strengthen your trembling knees. Keep walking on straight paths so that the lame foot may not be disabled, but instead be healed. Try to be at peace with everyone and try to live a holy life …” (Heb. 12:12-14). God’s highest, utmost desire is always to restore. That’s His greatest purpose for any of us, and He especially wants to restore Read More

What About Marriage and Divorce?

What About Marriage and Divorce

Help Needed!

God knows we need help, especially in a relationship that’s as precious as marriage. Marriage deals with children, generations and legacy. In a relationship as precious as marriage, God knows that we need help, and so He gave us help. Genesis 2 tells us what He says about that help and where that help comes from.

Four Birthdays to Celebrate on Christmas

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What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

What is God’s Christmas Wish?

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What is Christmas and what does it really mean? Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ, God’s only son, a gift to a sinful and broken world – for salvation and redemption.

There are many external things like marketing, fancy posters, clever advertisements that can be used to draw people to Christ. The best and irreducible way to bring people to Christ is a personal invitation. Personal relationships give Christianity and Christ credibility.

Seeing and Hearing Again

Seeing and Hearing Again

Eyes to See The Pharisees were trained and schooled to recognize God, to hear His voice and to know what God was saying. They looked for something that was so obviously close, but never saw Him. When He actually came on that Christmas, they did not even recognize Him. In fact, even when He spoke, they hardened their hearts and said, “No, that’s not true!” The Bible says our hearts, like Read More

Ways to Soothe Disputes

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Family feuds are a part of life. They involve people who were once amiable, but who are now somewhat antagonistic and miles apart. These feuds are sometimes caused by major breakdowns, but more often, they are caused by cuts and scrapes that become infected. Never Underestimate Minor Tribulations How many relationships have been broken because of a minor and often foolish problem? An untrue Read More

Five Ingredients to Build Love for a Lifetime

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Marriage Needs Maintenance As some of you might know, marriage is something that requires maintenance. Marriage is a live entity — it’s something dynamic. Anything that is living requires maintenance and marriage requires maintenance. When we are courting, we think that marriage is trouble-free. It seems like everything is going to be smooth. It seems that way because you are dating; each person Read More

Mary – Learning to Listen

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We live in a fast-forward world where busy-ness is equated with importance and success. We think that because someone is busy, that person must be important. But the Lord says that the way the world sees things is not how he sees them. And the result of our busy-ness is just that—busy-ness.
Have you become too busy to listen anymore?