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Breaking the Wall Between Us and God

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Breaking the Wall Between Us and God

Sometimes it's as if we set up these invisible gates between us and God. We forget He already broke down those gates more than 2,000 years ago, when He sent His son, Jesus, to show us the way.

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God Sets the Standard When It Comes to Being a Father

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God Sets the Standard When It Comes to Being a Father

Whatever relationship we have with our earthy father, let’s remember that God sets the standard. He loves us now and forever—and He will never forsake us.

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How we respond matters

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How we respond matters

Our country is in turmoil, and how we respond matters. Do we remain silent? To do so condones the actions of others on both sides of the issue. Do we respond with righteous anger to prove our point? 

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Patience is not optional

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Patience is not optional

The apostle Paul wrote repeatedly about patience, urging Christians to be patient with each other and in their wait for Jesus’s return. Patience, he indicated, is a Christian virtue—and it is not optional for those who follow Christ. Here, we share some of our favorite verses about patience.

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Honor Your Father and Mother

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Honor Your Father and Mother

With Mother’s Day just passed and Father’s Day coming in June, it seems a good time to mention God’s fifth commandment, given to Moses in Exodus 20:12: “Honor your father and mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.” 

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