Forgiving When It Feels Impossible to Forgive
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Forgiving When It Feels Impossible to Forgive

We’ve all been hurt. Whether through words or deeds, we’ve all experienced what it’s like to be deeply hurt by someone. In our hearts and minds, we know that forgiveness matters. Even those that don’t claim to be Christians know that forgiveness can bring freedom and peace. But how do we find the strength when…

When It’s Time to Cut Ties: What We Learn from Paul and Barnabas
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When It’s Time to Cut Ties: What We Learn from Paul and Barnabas

As Christians, we are called to forgive. The New Testament tells us to live at peace with everyone to the best of our ability. But what happens when the best of our ability isn’t good enough? What are we supposed to do when we have done all we can on our end to bring peace,…

5 People You Are Called to Love… Even When It’s Hard
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5 People You Are Called to Love… Even When It’s Hard

Christians are called to love. There is no arguing that. While we were still sinners, Jesus loved us to the point of laying down His life for us, and we are commanded to love others with the same unconditional love. Sometimes, loving others is easy. When it comes to my family and friends, love comes…

Welcome to the Family of God: What It Means to Be His Child
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Welcome to the Family of God: What It Means to Be His Child

If you have received Jesus as your Lord and Savior, you have been born again into the family of God. So if no one has said it yet, welcome to the family! I have always found it interesting that God decided to use the term “family” to describe one aspect of who we are in…

10 Bible Verses That Define Friendship in the Body of Christ
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10 Bible Verses That Define Friendship in the Body of Christ

Relationships matter to God. When asked what the greatest commandment was, Jesus responded by telling them to love God and to love one another. In fact, six of the Ten Commandments are actually relational in nature and they concern how we treat one another (stealing, lying, committing¬†adultery, etc.). We serve a relational God, and He…

3 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Saying a Word
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3 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Saying a Word

When it comes to ways to share the Gospel with others, I’ve learned many methods throughout my years as a Christ follower. I’ve learned the importance of preparing my own personal testimony. (After all, no one can argue with your story.) I’ve also learned the importance of knowing the Bible well enough to share it….