Faith

Facing Two Tomorrows

"Dear Mr. Wilson: Do you still think the Great Tribulation will begin in 2011? More and more, I feel uneasy about world conditions and my fear of the future has changed my way of life. My wife also believes the end is near, but she wants to hurry up and do everything that she has…

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Peter and the Rooster

On August 14, 2006, Steve Centani, an American reporter working for Fox News, and his camera man, Olaf Wiig, a New Zealander, were captured in the Gaza Strip by a formerly unknown group called The Holy Jihad Brigades. A day or so later, a video tape surfaced showing the two men were alive. Certain demands…

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What Is Your Purpose?

"You [Timothy], however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, persecutions, sufferings . . . ." (2 Timothy 3:10, italics mine) Have you lifted up your eyes from your day to day rut and noticed just how stressed and tense "our world" has become? Distress is everywhere….

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Wars and Rumors of War

Jesus said, "You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come." (Matthew 24:6) During the past few weeks, the world has watched a war unfold between the United States and Iraq. While the war has…

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A Faith More Precious Than Gold

Last month, we studied the experience of Daniel in the lion’s den and how God used Daniel’s faith to set His people free from their Babylonian captivity. This month, I would like to share a story that explains why God put Daniel’s three friends in a fiery furnace. I want to share these stories of…

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Put Your Face to the Wind

You Can't Predict the Weather On July 13, 1995 most people boating on Lake St. Clair, near Detroit, Michigan, did not anticipate the storm that was about to ravage the area. Even the weather meteorologists were surprised by the turn of events. In just minutes, foreboding black clouds rolled and swirled, spewing huge lightning strikes…