Seize the Moment

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By Greg Laurie Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. —2 Timothy 4:2 My mother was married and divorced seven times, so I practically had a full-time ministry sharing the gospel with her former husbands. Three of them in particular come to mind. There was Oscar Laurie, who adopted me. I was able to share the gospel with him, and he came to believe in Jesus. That was …

Conversion Is God’s Work

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By Greg Laurie So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase. —1 Corinthians 3:7 It can be discouraging when you talk to people about Christ and no one listens to you. Maybe you’ve tried to share the gospel with family members, and they don’t respond. Sometimes you feel like saying, “Just forget about it. If they don’t want to hear what I have to say, …

‘Trans-Species’: Man Spends $5,000 A Month To Transform Himself Into An Elf

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If you could become an elf, would you do it?  You might argue that elves do not exist, but one man has spent thousands upon thousands of dollars on surgeries, hair removal, creams, dyes and bleaches in a determined attempt to transform himself into one.  25-year-old Luis Padron of Buenos Aires, Argentina says that he “became obsessed with the world of elves, angels and fantasy beings after being bullied as a child”.  Now he is …

Are You Living for STUFF, Yourself, OR…???

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What are you living for? Your paycheck, your spouse, your kids, the next high, or maybe your job or business. Or are you living for Christ? What defines you…Jesus or something or someone else in the world? Ever made mistakes you REALLY wish you could take back? Welcome to the club! Everyone has done things that they wish could be changed or taken back. Maybe your life is on the wrong track right now even …

One Step Away – From Jesus

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I want any of you who read/watch this to really stop and listen to Mark’s words here. If you have sinned, if you have moved away from Christ, if you even have only considered Christ as your Savior – you are only one step away from truly being forgiven in any case. Jesus will take you as you are – even if you already know Him – just come back into the fold, trust in …

The Pharisees and Today’s Church – the Same Now as it Was Then

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Matthew 21:42-46 42 Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? 43 Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof. 44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever …

Sex Trafficking Victims Being Chipped Like Dogs with RFID

Geri Ungurean BODY OF CHRIST, FEATURED ARTICLES, U.S. NEWS, WATCHMEN ON THE WALL 0 Comments

It is stories like this one which make me want to pull away from writing. It is hard for me to comprehend this kind of evil. There are times when extreme sadness overwhelms me. I think to myself – that’s it – I’m never going to write about such horrific topics again. But then I realize that this world needs to see the extent of the depravity of mankind. They need to understand why the …

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 …