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The Prodigal Son Story – 7 Things You Need To Know

In His lifetime Jesus told many parables, these were stories about familiar situations and everyday objects. This was a great way to get the attention of His listeners, while indirectly making a spiritual point. Those who were interested in what Jesus had to say, would reflect on the story and try to understand the deeper message. The prodigal son story is one of the most well-known of the parables and there may be times when we see ourselves, or those that we love, in this story in unexpected ways…

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Why Is The Story Of John The Baptist Important?

The story of John the Baptist is highly significant as his birth, life, and ministry, reveal the fulfilment of many of God’s promises. John the Baptist lived at a unique time in history, as one era ended and another began, and his story is relevant to us today. He was a man who knew his calling, who had the privilege of serving the Lord Jesus, and who kept the faith to the very end.

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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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