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[Acts] The Clash of Belonging & Believing

"If you believe with all your heart, you may." And he replied, "I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” Acts 8:37 Turn to Acts 8. Read out verse 37. If you are reading a newer translation of the Bible, You may find a gap between verse 36 and verse 38. Verse 37...

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Top 17 Things Prayer Bench Friends Say about Resources

The Prayer Bench is entering its fifth year. I decided to take a morning and read through the long file of evaluations and compile the top 17 things said repeatedly about using Prayer Bench resources.  I ended up with 17 similar phrases. I thought 15 would...

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[John] So Loved

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life."  -- John 3:16 Our first hint of incarnation comes in the creation story. God makes all this stuff out of darkness: a fire of stars,...

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