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Jesus Obeyed His Father 20 Million Billion Times

Here's one way to look at Jesus' earthly life of obedience to God the Father. Jesus lived approximately 33½ years, or 1,057,157,021 seconds. In ...


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Billboard Asks “Are You Good Without God?”

In 2009, a new billboard in downtown Chicago got everyone's attention, stirring some controversy. In big letters it asked: "Are you good without God? ...


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The Choice: Christ's Righteousness or Our Own

My four-year-old, first-born daughter is—in typical first-born fashion—an agonizer. She agonizes over decisions, weighing her options, sometimes ...


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Grace and Works on a Train Ride

The difference between righteousness by works and righteousness by grace is illustrated by a ride on a commuter train.

A train rumbles into the station ...


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Air Purifiers Can Pollute Houses

In May of 2006, the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association published a study conducted by the National Science Foundation on the side effects ...


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"Pay It Forward": Accepting a Free Gift

Pay It Forward describes the incredible effects of a seventh grade boy's plan to change the world by doing something for other people they can't do for ...


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Appearing on a Baseball Card with Jesus Christ

I have a small collection of baseball cards. The card that is worth the most is called "Future Stars" and is valued at $100.

There are three players on ...


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Contrasting Law and Gospel

What the law tried to do by a restraining power from without, the gospel does by an inspiring power from within.


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The Gift of a Relationship

In Jesus' righteousness the unrighteous are granted, as a gift, relationship with God: a free gift. Mercy took a human face.


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