14 Proper Responses to Suffering

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Everyone who follows Jesus will experience suffering – physical and emotional pain or distress.  The issue is not that we will suffer, but how should we respond to our physical, emotional and spiritual distress. How we respond is critical. The Bible says there are at least 14 proper ways we can respond to suffering.

8 People The Bible Says We Should Pray For

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For whom should we pray? Our default is to pray for ourselves first, asking God to bless and protect us. Are we too selfish? There is nothing wrong with praying for ourselves. However, the Bible says we should not pray only for ourselves. There are a few more people for whom we should intercede. You might be surprised.

20 Simple Ways To Strengthen Your Relationship

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If the Lord says the same, on July 10th, Tonia and I will be married 23 years. I am humbled, grateful and excited. We have had many ups and downs, joys and sorrows, and a lot of amazing days and some “Meh” days. But, over the last two decades, we have a done a few simple things to strengthen our relationship.

26 Questions to Help You Have The Best Year Ever

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What are your plans to have the best year ever? How will you increase your chances of 2017 being better and more productive than 2016? It won’t happen unless we intentionally spend time reflecting on last year and planning for the next year. Here are a few questions to help you and me have the best year ever.

What Most Christians Get Wrong About Gratitude

3 Powerful Ways to Build a Life of Thanksgiving

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We are about to celebrate Thanksgiving – the day we set aside to express gratitude. Though the Bible says that gratitude should be a lifestyle, we often fall short of this ideal. So, how do we stop our chronic complaining and build a life of gratitude?

What Happens The Moment We Die

Why We Believe All Dead People Go to a Better Place - Part 2

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Where will I go when I die?  Many people believe all dead people go to a better place. Why is this the case? On yesterday, in Part One, I said that the rise of psychics is one reason why some people believe this. Today, I want to give you two more reasons why people think all dead people go to a better place.