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Looking Away unto Jesus

Hebrews 12:2—“Looking away unto Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down on the right hand of the throne of God.” Note 2 on Jesus says: “The wonderful Jesus, who is enthroned in heaven and crowned with glory and honor (2:9), is the greatest attraction in the universe. He is like an immense magnet...

Top 10 Bibles for America Podcast Episodes

In 2016 we launched the Bibles for America Podcast, recognizing that people consume content in different ways. Some prefer reading articles and others prefer hearing audio, and some enjoy doing both. We’ve taken posts from our blog, and produced them as podcast episodes. The wonderful thing about the BfA Podcast is how easy it is to use. You can play episodes in your car, while exercising, or...

Seeing the Treasure Hidden in Our Heart

“All the worry and fret of God’s children would end if their eyes were opened to see the greatness of the treasure hid in their hearts. Do you know, there are resources enough in your own heart to meet the demand of every circumstance in which you will ever find yourself? Do you know there is power enough there to move the city in which you live? Do you know there is power enough to shake the...

Top 5 Posts of 2017

We’ve had another wonderful year at Bibles for America: we gave away 70,000 Bibles and 105,000 Christian books; over 70,000 e-books were downloaded from our site; and the blog had 675,000 visits. Thank the Lord for the spread of His Word! If you haven’t seen them yet, we hope you’ll enjoy reading the top five posts for 2017 and that they’ll encourage you in your Christian life as you to close out...

Our Lord Jesus Christ, Who Is Theirs and Ours

1 Corinthians 1:2—“To the church of God which is in Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, the called saints, with all those who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, who is theirs and ours.” Note 9 on theirs and ours says: “Christ as the all-inclusive One belongs to all believers. He is our allotted portion given to us by God (Col. 1:12). The apostle...

Giving the Ground to the Holy Spirit

“When we pursue more urgently the working of the Holy Spirit within us and give diligence in obeying the teaching of the Holy Spirit within us as the anointing, the Holy Spirit can then expand His ground extensively; thus, life within us will grow to a great extent.”

The Deep Significance of the Birth of Jesus Christ

Have you ever stopped to think about the deeper meaning of the birth of Jesus Christ? Although many people, even unbelievers, have heard the story of Jesus’ birth, its real significance may be missed because of that familiarity with the “story” aspect. The birth of Jesus Christ—a momentous event The birth of Christ was not the ordinary birth of an ordinary man. It was the birth of the most unique...

Standing Upon the Victory of Christ

“The starting point of spiritual warfare is standing upon the victory of Christ; it is seeing that Christ has already overcome. It is not dealing with Satan, but trusting in the Lord. It is not hoping that we will win the victory, because the victory has already been won.”

The Spirit with Our Spirit

Romans 8:16—“The Spirit Himself witnesses with our spirit that we are children of God.” Note 2 on our spirit says: “This reveals that the Spirit of God today, the all-inclusive Spirit of the Triune God, dwells in our regenerated human spirit and works in our spirit. These two spirits are one; they live together, work together, and exist together as one mingled spirit (1 Cor. 6:17). See John 3:6;...

“Once It Was the Blessing; Now It Is the Lord”—A Classic Hymn

In our post on the benefits of singing to the Lord in our daily life, we pointed out that God’s people throughout the ages have praised, worshipped, and expressed their deepest sentiments to God in songs and hymns. As a result we believers today have a rich heritage of classic hymns to encourage and inspire us in our Christian life. In this post we’d like to share with you a hymn by A. B. Simpson...

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