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The Key to True Inner Peace

It seems daily we wake up to more news of continued upheaval, war, injustice, and senseless violence everywhere. Despite the many initiatives put forth and strategies employed, a lasting solution for global peace remains elusive. In a world teeming with turmoil and unrest, people yearn for changes that will bring peace. And in our own personal world, we’re often beset by troubles. Even we...

The Key to Experiencing Jesus Christ in Your Everyday Life

The day we get saved is a wonderful, momentous day. Here, though, we want to talk about the days that follow. After experiencing the joy of salvation, a person may wonder how to continue experiencing the Lord Jesus. Questions such as these come up: How can I know Jesus personally? How can I experience Jesus in my life? Is being forgiven and saved from God’s judgment all there is to the Christian...

What Does It Mean to Be Blessed by God?

We’ve all heard someone say, “I’ve been blessed by God,” usually in relation to success, health, family, wealth, or a job. We’ve even heard athletes say this after winning a big game. We all want to be under God’s blessing. The common understanding of what it means to be blessed by God is that He gives us good things. In this respect, we can say that God’s blessing is on everyone, believers and...

What Is Calling on the Name of the Lord?

In this post we’ll discuss a practice by God’s people seen throughout the entire Bible: the practice of calling on the name of the Lord. Let’s see what it is to call on the name of the Lord and how this practice can benefit us. Calling on the name of the Lord means out loud All Christians have at some point prayed to God. God hears these prayers, whether they’re silent, quiet, or loud. But the...

A Life-Changing Discovery: My Spirit

It’s interesting how we can read the Bible, even repeatedly, and miss something important. For example, we probably remember that the Bible mentions the Holy Spirit many times, but what about the human spirit? It may surprise you to know that the human spirit is mentioned scores of times in both the Old and New Testaments. To see the place our human spirit occupies in God’s purpose and in our...

Jesus the Lamb of God

The Lamb of God is a precious name referring to the Lord Jesus. Perhaps you’ve heard it before, or remember reading it in the Word. Many of us may have sung it in Christian songs and hymns to praise the Lord as the Lamb of God. To increase our appreciation of our Lord Jesus as the Lamb of God, let’s dive into the meaning and importance of this profound name of Christ in the Bible.

8 Verses Showing Jesus Christ Lives in You [Infographic]

In 2 Corinthians 13:5 the apostle Paul asks the Corinthian believers a question: “Or do you not realize about yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?” In saying, “Jesus Christ is in you,” Paul wasn’t speaking metaphorically. He truly meant that Jesus Christ literally dwells within the believers. Christ is not merely outside of us in the heavens; He dwells within us, living in and with us all the...

Where Does God Live Today?

Our God is exceedingly great. You only have to look up at the stars at night to see how wondrous He is as the Creator. When we view the physical universe, we’re awed by His greatness and beauty. Yet though His magnificence fills us with wonder, God sometimes seems far away from our personal universe. We know God is real, but as we go about our daily activities and even when we pray, it can seem...

The Spirit, Soul, and Body of Man [with infographic]

In a previous post, we discussed the particular way God created mankind for His purpose. We saw from the Word of God how every human being is composed of three parts: a spirit, a soul, and a body. Each of our three parts is necessary for fulfilling God’s purpose. But the most important, yet most hidden, part of our being is our human spirit. To realize from God’s Word our spirit’s importance in...

How to Experience Christ Living in You

In a previous post we saw that when the apostle Paul said, “Jesus Christ is in you,” he was not speaking metaphorically. He was speaking of the wonderful fact that Christ as the life-giving Spirit actually comes into those who believe in Him. We looked at eight verses that confirm and enrich our understanding of this wonderful reality. Of course, our knowing Christ is in us isn’t for a mere...

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