The Story of Michael And How He Died To Show Me the Way To Heaven

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Michael was my first child.  We were so excited to meet this little guy. We had the nursery all prepared and decorated.  As every expectant mom probably does, I would hold up the little undershirts and onesies.  I could hardly wait for Michael to arrive. We did the Lamaze classes. I was getting so close to the due date, but I began to worry. I had not felt Michael kick in a couple of days. …

Sticking Out

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The Bible tells us we are aliens and strangers in this world. This is a reminder to all Christians that heaven is our eternal home. The Greek translation for alien is a sojourner, stranger, and foreigner. A foreigner is one who lives in a place without the right of citizenship. Our citizenship is with God and in the heavenly realm. “Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wave …

What Every Christian Is Called to Do

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By Greg Laurie How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? —Romans 10:14 I remember when we were in New York for a Harvest Crusade, and one of the members of our group was leading a lot of people to faith. Her energy and commitment knew no boundaries. She …

An Essential for Evangelism

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By Greg Laurie My heart is filled with bitter sorrow and unending grief for my people, my Jewish brothers and sisters. I would be willing to be forever cursed—cut off from Christ!—if that would save them. —Romans 9:2-3 General William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, once said that if he had his way, he wished part of the final training for Christians going into the work of evangelism would be for them to …

An Essential of Evangelism

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By Greg Laurie Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone. —Colossians 4:5-6 Jesus, the master evangelist, used something that many Christians seriously lack today, which is tact. Tact has been defined as diplomacy, sensitivity. One definition of it is skill and grace in dealing with others. Isaac Newton defined tact …

Taking the Gospel to the World

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By Greg Laurie But He said to them, “Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also, because for this purpose I have come forth.” —Mark 1:38 Jesus went and met the woman at the well in Samaria because she had an appointment with God. In Jesus’ detour into enemy territory, we see two important concerns as we bring the message of the gospel today. First, we have to go to …

Jesus on a Stage Coach

Sue Cass BIBLICAL ANSWERS, BODY OF CHRIST, EVANGELISM, FAMILY, FEATURED ARTICLES 0 Comments

Imagine it. The horses are tethered, they stomp their feet in anticipation of a long trek and snort their disapproval of having to wait. John and Thomas crawl up onto the driver’s seat as Jesus throws open the stage door and takes his seat on the hard wooden bench. John gives a loud whistle as he cracks the whip above the horses and the coach jerks forward. The day is hot even though the sun has …

Lo But the Hand of God is Mighty

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“Lo but the hand of God is mighty. It reaches out in love and comfort. It reaches out in anger to bring wrath upon the nations. His Mighty power is great, His love everlasting. To those who reach for Him with hands in praise, with heads bowed humbly His hand shall hold theirs and His heart shall be theirs. Take heed O’ you kings for your foolishness shall bring His wrath. You leaders who know …