Bible Study, Biblical Women

3 Characteristics of Deborah in the Bible

Deborah’s story is found in the book of Judges which recounts a troubled period in Israel’s history. From the time of the elders, who outlived Joshua, until the time of the monarchy, God raised up a series of leaders for His people. They came from different tribes, and each leader was unique in their own way. Deborah was the only woman chosen, and an unusual woman even by today’s standards. What can we learn from the characteristics of Deborah in the Bible to apply to our lives today?

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Christian Living

What is Christian Freedom?

The early church, asked many of the same questions as we do today – what is Christian freedom? And although some of the cultural issues may be different the same essential question is relevant to us today. Could I, Would I, Should I? What can I do, what will I do, and what should I do as a Christian in different situations and circumstances? Christian freedom is important as it is reflected in our conduct, so what does Scripture say about the believers’ freedom?

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Christian Living

Looking Ahead with Confidence in God

There is only one place where we can put our hope for the future without fear of being let down. If we are looking ahead and placing our hope in the government, election results, political deals, our employer, or any relationship, we may be sadly disappointed. But if instead we place our confidence in God, who loves and cares for us, we will not be overwhelmed even if, or when, the unexpected happens.

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Bible Study

12 Unique Names of God and Their Meanings

There are many different titles and names for God in the Bible. When we study the use of the name, in the context and setting of where it first occurs, it can teach us something new about the character of God. As we reflect on these 12 unique names of God, we can come to experience Him in new ways in our own lives.

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Christian Living

Exploring How to Walk in Love, Three Ways!

Do you enjoy walking, or do you just view it as something necessary to get to your destination?  These days we have a choice as to when and where we walk, but at one time it was the main mode of transport and walking was very much part of everyday life.  In the Bible, the way we ‘walk’ is used as an analogy to describe our lifestyle and our daily relationship with God.  Scripture is full of advice on how to walk in love and the freedom that is ours when we do!

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Bible Study, Biblical Women

Ruth the Moabitess A Model of Faithfulness

The story of Ruth in the Bible is only four short chapters packed with detail of what is basically a real love story – but not romantic love! Ruth was a young woman from Moab, the neighboring country to Israel during the time of the Judges. The characteristics of Ruth demonstrate a model of faithfulness. But how did Ruth the Moabitess become the one to reflect God’s love so clearly?

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