Let the thrill of hope ring in the new year! Christmas celebrations have ended but the hope it brings causes us to look forward to a brand new year with anticipation. Often, we see a new year bringing in new beginnings and new promises made. A new year can also bring new challenges to face, the unexpected, as well as successes and failures to learn from. The Thrill of Hope for Believers As Christians, we celebrate the thrill of hope every day, knowing that Christ will come again and we will reign......
Charles Spurgeon preached the Gospel with great fervor and clarity. His legacy of sermons, books, devotionals, and other works are preserved for all to share and learn. Among his thousands of writings are these selections, gems of optimism, giving us the assurance of the promises of God. Gems of Optimism by Charles Spurgeon: It is by no means pleasant when reading an interesting article in your magazine to find yourself pulled up short with the ominous words, “to be continued.” Yet they are words of good cheer if applied to other matters.......
Paul’s message of love is presented in the letters he wrote to the early churches that were taking root throughout the Mediterranean region. Paul took the message of love that Jesus taught and proclaimed it at every opportunity. Loving Thy Neighbor, Fulfilling the Law Jesus taught us to, “Love thy neighbor as thyself” Matthew 22:39 and, “Greater love hath no man than this, except he lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13. The love of God permeates these teachings. Paul ministered to believers the importance of God’s love in helping......
Who I am in Christ is not defined by the world but by the Word of God. Sometimes we need reminding of who we are as Christians. Next time you have the opportunity to say what it means to be in Christ, you can refer to the list below. Christ in you the hope of glory – Col.1:27 Who I Am in Christ According to the Word of God I am: God’s child for I am born again of the incorruptible seed of the WORD OF GOD which liveth and abideth FOREVER......
“I Feel Like Praying” is truly an inspirational prayer written by Gloria Price Pironti. I Feel Like Praying Oh, how I love you Father. I thank you for the love you show me. Providing for me, easing my mind when I am doubtful, soothing my heart when I feel pained, fixing my finances, and making a way when I couldn’t see a way. Holding my hand whenever fear feels much too real. These and more are the challenges that we all face but your word says that for those who believe, take......
To the believer, not only does God exist but proof abounds and is evident all around us, from the farthest reaches of the universe to the tiniest genetic particle within us. To non-believers, “Does God exist?” is the question of the ages, relying on science or math for validity. Christians do not rely on any tangible or analytical proof. They believe through faith in God, who is the creator of all science and math. Does God Exist in Theory Only? It may take more effort in denying the existence of God exist......