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Elijah Prays For Rain – 4 Lessons in Prayer

Elijah was an Old Testament prophet called to contend for righteousness and faith in God. He lived amongst apostasy and evil, but he had unique experiences of the power of God. This was a witness to the people of Israel that the LORD alone is God. But Elijah was also an example to the early church, and to us, of a man of prayer. There are no lengthy prayers recorded – it is not his words that inspire us but the effectiveness of his prayers. As Elijah prays for rain on Mount Carmel there are four relevant prayer lessons for our lives today…

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Bible Study

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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Christian Living

Why Was Jeremiah Called The Weeping Prophet?

Jeremiah revealed far more about his own thoughts and feelings than any other Old Testament prophet. He had the unenviable task of announcing divine judgement on the kingdom of Judah. His message concerned the coming destruction of Jerusalem and the exile of the people to Babylon. He is often referred to as Jeremiah the weeping prophet, a bearer of bad news. Was he really just a prophet of doom?

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Christian Living

God of Restoration – Healing our Brokenness

Restoration simply means returning something to its original condition. Our belief that God is a God of restoration is the basis of our hope, and it is fundamental to our faith as Christians. We are reconciled to God, and our relationship with Him is restored forever, by faith in Jesus Christ. But that is only the beginning, God is the Master restorer and His restoration work reaches out to ALL things!

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Bible Study

Who Was Jethro in The Bible to Advise Moses?

There are many mysterious characters in the Bible who appear in the narrative without explanation. Often, they have a small but significant role. In one of our familiar Old Testament stories, one man appears with some timely and godly advice. Who was Jethro in the Bible? And how did he become an adviser to Moses?

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Why is The Story of Boaz in The Bible Important?

The main characters in the book of Ruth are two women and the story is told from their viewpoint. But Boaz has a significant role in the events that unfold, and he is central to the outcome. The story of Boaz in the Bible is important because of the underlying message it reveals. There is a hint of what is to follow and the basis of the hope that we now depend on.

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