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The Cost

by Glenda Alvord Rudat   Key Verse:  Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and…

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Waiting on a Promise

by Sarah Bently God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it? (Numbers 23:19, ESV) God made me a promise ten years ago. Only it wasn’t…

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by Jazz Becker “In Jesus we hear a resounding ‘yes’ to all of God’s many promises. This is the reason we say ‘Amen’ to and through Jesus when giving glory to God.” (2 Corinthians 1:20, The Voice) People make all sorts of promises. Pinky promises. Calling someone back at a certain time. Marriage vows. Often,…

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Promise Kept

by Doug Mitts “…in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago.” (Titus 1:2, NAS95) God promised eternal life and He brought it to fruition in Jesus Christ. God kept His promise, a promise made before the foundation of the world. God keeps His promises. This promise, eternal life,…

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Wrestling on the Promises

“For the Lord will not cast off forever, but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love…” (Lamentations 3:31-32, ESV) Promises—they have the potential to do so much. They can give hope in times of waiting, bring sweet satisfaction when they are fulfilled, or bring heartbreak when…

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The Certainty of God’s Love

by Stephen Coney “. . . God wanted to make the unchangeable character of his purpose perfectly clear to the heirs of his promise . . .” (Hebrews 6:17, ISV) It was the Fall of 1978 and I was sitting in our Ford Falcon with my little sister as our Dad drove us to an…

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The Promise

by Doug Mitts “And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you…” (Luke 24:49, NAS95) Christ’s first advent came with the announcement of the name, “Immanuel,” which means “God with us.” Jesus honors that with this promise after His resurrection and shares the Father will send the Holy Spirit to us—literally…

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