Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Can a Christian lose salvation?”


“Bible Has Answers” Question: “Can a Christian lose salvation?” Answer: Before this question is answered, the term “Christian” must be defined. A “Christian” is not a person who has said a prayer, or walked down an aisle, or been raised … Continue reading

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Grief is an Individual Journey


Grief is an Individual Journey Deborah Thompson We enter this world without an instruction manual, and religious beliefs aside, we leave the same way. We are never prepared to say good-bye to someone we love. Our faith can provide a … Continue reading

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Jesus’s Portrait of a Servant


Jesus’s Portrait of a Servant by Charles R. Swindoll Read Matthew 5:3–12 Shortly before her death in February 1971, my mother did an oil painting for me. It has become a silent “friend” of mine, a mute yet eloquent expression … Continue reading

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Did Jesus change the water into wine or grape juice?


Did Jesus change the water into wine or grape juice? Question: “Did Jesus change the water into wine or grape juice?” Answer: John chapter 2 records Jesus performing a miracle at a wedding in Cana of Galilee. At the wedding, … Continue reading

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Streams in the Desert, with Mrs. Charles Cowman


 Streams in the Desert, with Mrs. Charles Cowman Abundantly Able “And being absolutely certain that whatever promise He is bound by, He is able to make good” (Rom. 4:20). We are told that Abraham could look at his own body … Continue reading

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Coming Out of the Darkness of Depression


Coming Out of the Darkness of Depression Mary Southerland Florida is famous for its sinkholes. I personally find them fascinating since I grew up in Texas where most holes are made intentionally. As I studied these overnight wonders, an interesting … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Christmas


The True Meaning of Christmas Chuck Colson Amid the avalanche of TV Christmas specials that hit our screens at this time of year, there’s one little gem that always stands out. It’s a simple, unpretentious cartoon that’s several decades old … Continue reading

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