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Faith Carries Its Crosses

It’s discouraging, and angering, to get into trouble when you’re innocent.  To be blamed or punished for no reason.  But it’s not too surprising, when you know that someone has it out for you.  That’s what it’s like to do the right thing, even the Godly thing.  Others can feel guilty, or feel threatened, or simply not like you, and

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Faith Does Great Things

It’s interesting.  When people of faith do remarkable things (including what they think and say), it often goes without notice.  What they do, think, or say might even seem questionable.  They’re accepting of what happens, rather than demanding what they might have coming.  But God notices.  Jesus said of a humble and unassuming military officer, “Such great faith I have

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Faith is Our Victory

You feel beat – beaten down.  Expenses are killing you.  Anger and distrust are coming between you and those you love.  You’re very pessimistic about your future.  It doesn’t seem like your faith is doing you much good.  Or do you even have faith anymore?  The victory of having faith, isn’t having a rosy outcome to every evil.  Nor is

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We Have the Holy Spirit

Have you spoken in tongues?  Been “stricken by the Spirit?”  Had a conversion experience that you could point to, in which you felt “you were saved?”  It’s possible that you did.   But most Christians don’t have these, and are still filled with the Holy Spirit.  Ephesians 4:4, “There is one body and one Spirit–just as you were called . .

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Faith, Hope, and Love

Like, three pillars that rise from a foundation, God makes us strong with faith, hope, and love in Jesus.  With Faith in Jesus’ death as our Savior from all evil.  Then with certain Hope of life with God now, and forever in heaven.  And then too, with his constant and unconditional Love for us at all times, God’s love that

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