With Eternity in View

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By Greg Laurie These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. —John 16:33 History records many stories of great heroes of the faith, one of whom was Polycarp. He was a committed Christian living during the time of the Roman Empire. The Caesars thought they were gods, and they wanted the people to …

There for You

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By Greg Laurie “I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” —John 16:33 Studies have found that 85 percent of the things we worry about never happen. This means that of all the things you’re worrying about right now, 85 percent of it won’t happen. But what about the other 15 …

A Heavenly Perspective

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By Greg Laurie “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. ” —John 16:33 When Mary and Martha found out about how ill their brother, Lazarus, was, they sent word to Jesus and simply said, “Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick” (John 11:3). In other words, “Lord, remember us—Mary, Martha, and …

Are You a DUMPie—Destitute Unprepared Mature Person?

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Don Boys, Ph.D. http://donboys.cstnews.com/are-you-a-dumpie-destitute-unprepared-mature-person On April 13, the British Telegraph (one of London’s major papers) reported on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) assertion that stocks in the U.S., United Kingdom, China, and Europe could lose 20% of their value over the next two years! Can you even imagine what that will do to your retirement plan? I used to feel like the cartoon character carrying a sign with an ominous message on front and back: …