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What Did Early Christians Believe?

By James | January 23, 2017

First Century Christians had a foundation in the reality of God and not just the history. They were Jews living with a new understanding of God. It wasn’t “if” they believed in God but what they believed about God. God was real to them. Today’s believers often struggle with “if” before they can even consider …

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Our Mouths are Full of Our Faith

By James | January 22, 2017

Every day I feel like I am having a new realization of the heart of God toward me and all of His beloved creatures. I keep see things that I don’t remember ever seeing before. Then, occasionally, I re-read something I wrote 20 years ago, and stand amazed. Many of the things it seems I …

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Would God Ever Ban You from His Presence?

By James | January 20, 2017

A primary problem facing believers today is that we don’t know a lot of things that believers knew in the First Century. And, we need that knowledge, and it is in the Bible very plainly once you see it. How could we have missed it? Sometimes you have to keep looking at something in the …

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What Do We Do About Sin?

By James | December 31, 2016

Many people blame sin on our adamic nature. And, they make some good points. Unless we are living in denial, or under tremendous condemnation, how else can we explain why a born-again person would do, think, and feel bad things? By definition, to be born-again is to be a new creature in Christ (2 Corinthians …

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Believe Truth Rather Than Feelings

By James | December 23, 2016

The wonder of being a child of God in Christ is that because Jesus is always present to God, each one of us is always present to God, too. You can’t get away from Him. He loves being with you. The Apostle Paul said, “the testimony of Christ was established in us” (1 Corinthians 1:6). A person’s testimony is what …

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Video – A new way to read the Bible

By James | December 15, 2016
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Video – Why Is Faith Important to God? (Part 1)

By James | December 7, 2016

Faith is important for anyone, but have you ever wondered why it is important to God? This video is a 12 minutes introduction to a “mini series” about what causes us to act, think, and feel the way we do. It explains the mechanism which God created in mankind that enables us to experience His …

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Try This!

By James | December 5, 2016

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Why Is Grace Important?

By James | December 2, 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”18″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid” custom_margin=”|150px||150px” disabled=”off” disabled_on=”on|on|”] SUMMARY: The Apostle Paul said that those who grasp the abundance of God’s favor toward them and how truly righteousness He has made them shall REIGN in life. DETAILS: First, what is grace, anyway? VERY simply, it is favor. More specifically, it …

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