Christ – the Day of Death Better than the Day of Birth

Nearly two billion Christians throughout the international globe called Earth will celebrate the resurrection of Christ in the Easter festival. Untold millions of colored eggs, supposedly laid by rabbits, will be eagerly searched for by brightly dressed children. Hundreds of millions of Christians who seldom attend church will make their yearly pilgrimage dressed in Easter finery. Billions of dollars will be spent and made on Easter related things – from special candies to new bonnets.On December 25th nearly two billion persons in every nation on country on earth will celebrate…

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4 Ways to Become a Better Neighbor

Jesus says we should love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. He says that it is vitally important that we also we love our neighbor (Luke 10:25-37).A man hearing the teaching of Jesus asked, who is my neighbor?We’ve heard the story so many times that perhaps our ears close as the familiar words wisp past us.But, listen again to the question: Who is my neighbor?Jesus answers the question by helping us identify the proper conduct of one who is neighborly. He describes a good neighbor based on how…

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Want a Better Marriage? Be a Better Spouse.

How long were you married when you realized that your spouse didn’t seem quite as perfect as you once thought? Does he/she seem to push your buttons more often now than when you were dating?Of course no one really expects their spouse to be perfect. We married them for better or worse — right?Once the so-called honeymoon stage has passed, couples begin to settle into the routines of married life. It’s at this point that some may question what happened to that sweet girl I married, or where did that…

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Married or Single: For Better or Worse

Following this weekend’s sermon entitled “Single in Christ: A Better Name Than Sons and Daughters,” Pastor John received a letter asking, “If what you say about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?” Here is his response.Dear Friend,You ask: “What is at all compelling about marriage? Why would we even want to be married?”The “compelling” comes only from the right combination of internal realities and objective truths about God’s design for marriage. When the right combination is not there, marriage is not…

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