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Accepting Jesus Means Firing the Committee in Our Heart

You and I are not integrated, unified, whole persons. Our hearts are multi-divided. It's like we have a board room in every heart. Imagine: a big table, ...


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The Three Stages of Faith in Christ

Theologian Alister McGrath outlines the following three stages of receiving what Christ did for us on the cross:

[First], I may believe that God is promising ...

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Rapper Lil Wayne on the Difference Jesus Makes

Editor's Note: By using this illustration, we're not condoning the violent lyrics in some of Lil Wayne's music. This quote merely reflects Lil Wayne's ...


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Philip Yancey Discusses Jesus' View on Prostitutes

In his book What Good Is God?, Philip Yancey writes about being invited to speak at a conference on ministry to women in prostitution. After some discussion ...


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The Hound of Heaven Pursued John Stott

In his love for us Jesus acts like a hound-dog, intense and focused as he pursues the hunt. That image comes from Francis Thompson, a 19th century British ...


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Scientist Accepts Christ upon Seeing Nature’s Beauty

As a researcher and physician, Francis Collins' credentials and accomplishments are well-respected in the scientific community. He headed up the Human ...


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Brothers Living in Cave Discover They Are Mega-millionaires

Flat broke and homeless, brothers Geza and Zslot Peladi literally lived in a cave near Budapest for years. They left their dank home only to scrape together ...


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The Conversion of NFL Broadcaster Pat Summerall

For 45 years, Pat Summerall's voice and face spelled football. He anchored CBS and FOX's NFL telecasts (often alongside John Madden) and broadcast 16 ...


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"New in Town": Jesus "Gone Missing"

New in Town tells the story of Lucy Hill (Renee Zellweger), a high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle, who is sent to New Ulm, ...


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Woman Flees Pagan Lifestyle, Hearing Is Restored

In his book The Unexpected Journey, Thom Rainer shares the story of Kathi, a woman who left behind a life of witchcraft and Wiccan paganism to become ...


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