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Martha And Mary A Reminder To Choose The Best!

In the small village of Bethany about two miles from Jerusalem, on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, lived two sisters with their brother. This small family group were all good friends with Jesus and enjoyed spending time in His company. The story of Jesus visiting the home of Martha and Mary, reveals the balance between service and devotion. In the interaction between the two sisters, Jesus brings a gentle reminder to choose what is best…

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10 Themes In The Book of James A Practical Guidebook

The Biblical book of James is a guide for Christians through all generations. We live in the reality of a sin-filled world and it is full of help and advice that draws us closer to the Lord. The themes in the book of James focus on growing and maturing our faith through the highs and lows of life. They combine spiritual wisdom with practical application for a faith-filled life!

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Are Rewards In Heaven Our Motivation Now?

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The Laborers in the Vineyard – Justice or Generosity?

Jesus loved to teach through parables because of the richness and depth of the message often hidden in the story. The parable of the laborers in the vineyard seems at first like a straight-forward account, but it raises so many questions. It confronts us with the counterculture of the kingdom of God and our natural inclination to comparison and competitiveness. Does this story offend our sense of justice or is it more about the generosity of God?

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How To Do Character Bible Studies

There are a variety of methods and many topics to choose from in studying the Bible. Sometimes it can seem overwhelming to include study in our daily or weekly routine. But it doesn’t have to be like that! Character Bible studies offer a different way of exploring Scripture. They are relatable, and often bring the Bible to life by revealing God’s intentional relationship with His people.

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The Meaning of The Parable of the Rich Fool

Jesus told many parables, and this particular one is about a farmer building bigger barns. But it is titled the parable of the rich fool. In Scripture, it follows a warning about hypocrisy and precedes the command not to worry about what we need in life. It appears that in this short story there are challenges for us to consider carefully. What is Jesus saying exactly and what is the meaning of the parable of the rich fool?

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