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Ask fifty people to finish the statement "Live As If" and you are likely to get fifty different answers. For Christians it will mean something different than for non-Christians. Incorporated into the top graphic are the answers given by friends of mine. It is our desire that your answer will be different each time you visit.

Today's Articles

Talk, Talk, Talk
The Way' from Kevin Pauley

Just as the body is dead without a spirit, so also faith is dead without good deeds. – Js. 2:26               Nehemiah had a great job. He worked for the king and got to eat like one. He had an easy job and didn’t particularly suffer from… [read more]

100% Effective 100% of the Time!
Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

                    The Series - To All Who are in Rome; The Article - I am not Ashamed (Part 3); Focus Text - Romans 1.16 Guaranteed 100% effective 100% of the time! Products that have 100% effectiveness would be a boon… [read more]

Rise Above
Inspiration For You' from Randy Mitchell

The Economy. Money. Jobs. Your Future, and the future of our youth. It’s filling the minds of everyone these days especially during this super-heated political election. People are more concerned than ever about what their future holds, and rightly so. Millions are looking for work, or have stopped… [read more]

Additional Articles

Bible and Quote Sept 28 - Oct. 2 (09)
Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Originally posted Jul 19, 2019

  (Pursued by his enemies, David wrote) I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. Psalms 3:5 Sometimes God calms the storm, sometimes He calms the sailor. Anon   I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people Who have set themselves against me all around. Psalms 3:6 If fear… [read more]

The Way We Value Religion
Point of Reference' from Fred Price
Originally posted Jul 19, 2019

       I believe in the supposition, up to a point, that people value religion on the basis of cost.  I know that contradicts the easy-believism many espouse today and arouses the protests of faith-only believers – which I am not in disagreement.  My point being that after salvation,… [read more]

Walking in Freedom
God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester
Originally posted Jul 19, 2019

    I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out our precepts. I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, for I delight in your commands because I love them.                         The… [read more]

My Christmas Wish
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life' from Tom Kelley
Originally posted Jul 18, 2019

It's just one day away. Tomorrow is Christmas. Hopefully tomorrow my family will be together to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus called the Christ. My son is to leave from Wisconsin today after supposedly being ready to leave on Wednesday. The snow storm in Indiana has kept him from coming thus… [read more]

The Socinian Heresy
'Winging It' from Stan Smith
Originally posted Jul 17, 2019

Meet Laelius Socinus. He was one of the founders of a secret religious sect operating under the banner of "Christian". In the late 1500's, this sect, called "Socinians", referred to themselves as Unitarians. The primary doctrinal difference between them and the rest of the existing Christian Church… [read more]

Who Is This Jesus – Do Many People Really Know?
Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw
Originally posted Jul 15, 2019

Having been in the book of Isaiah and having looked at that amazing call of Isaiah it was suggested to me that I consider the question – “Who is Jesus?” In Matthew Chapter 21 at verse 10 – The setting is Jesus Christ is riding into Jerusalem a week or so prior to His being crucified.  It is… [read more]

Satan's lies...
Refreshment in Refuge' from Gina Burgess
Originally posted Jul 14, 2019

  There I was, ten years old, standing in the movie theater and just crying my eyes out. Big, sloppy tears soaking the front of my shirt, making it stick to my chest… not a tissue to be found, either. “Get your coat on, Gina,” Mom said as the credits… [read more]

The High Road
'Christ in You...'' from Dale Krebbs
Originally posted Jul 14, 2019

Recently someone very close to me was complimented concerning their past relationship. The relationship was not always pleasant or agreeable - often very stressful. However, this person said of the one close to me that they had always "taken the high road", and that it was appreciated and admired now - after… [read more]

Treason
Find the Call' from Andy Castro
Originally posted Jul 14, 2019

"If this be treason, make the most of it." Treason: Violation of allegiance toward one's country or sovereign, especially the betrayal of one's country by waging war against it or by consciously and purposely acting to aid its enemies. It was His willful act and purposeful violation to wage war against… [read more]

Daily Devotionals  from  StudyLight.org

Morning and Evening for June 13
Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"

"Whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely." - Revelation 22:17 Jesus says, "take freely." He wants no payment or preparation. He seeks no recommendation from our virtuous emotions. If you have no good feelings, if you be but willing, you are invited; therefore come! You have no belief and no…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — July 20
Daily Light on the Daily Path

They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. — In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. Such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners. — That ye may be blameless… — (click here to read more)

Looking for Him
Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"

"Unto them that look for Him shall He appear the second time without sin unto salvation."   Hebrews 9:28 This is our hope. He to whom we have already looked as coming once to bear the sins of many will have another manifestation to the sons of men; this is a happy prospect in itself. But that second appearing has certain peculiar marks which glorify… — (click here to read more)

Devotional for 'Tammuz 17'
Voice of the Lord

Moshe (Moses) left his community for forty days and forty nights to go on a divinely supported journey. He had no food and no water. He finally ascended Mount Sinai, where he communed with God and received the Ten Commandments, the foundation of the Law. ...seek to obey Yeshua the first time he comes for… — (click here to read more)

God is not Overblown
Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

William Shakespeare wrote a play with the title, "Much Ado About Nothing." In our world today we have some rather glaring instances of just that. Many things are overblown and made more extravagant and important than necessary. Kind of like awards shows devised by the people who will receive the awards so they can have…… — (click here to read more)

A budding romance
'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes

As Naomi ponders the sovereignty of God in the meeting between Ruth and Boaz, she begins to realize there is a distinct possibility that Boaz will take on the responsibility of marrying Ruth and providing the security she needs in the future. She begins, therefore, to formulate a clear and daring plan to ensure the continuance…… — (click here to read more)

Nothing
"Today's Word" with Skip Moen

Nothing - The Greek is oudeis from ou (meaning "not") and heis (meaning "one"). Literally it means "not one thing". Jesus is speaking to his disciples. He tells them that he is the vital energy of their lives (the vine). They are the recipients of that vital energy (the branches). What they accomplish…… — (click here to read more)

Morning / Evening Devotional — July 20
Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer

While Jesus grew through the various stages of developing childhood, He never saw a mechanical device more complicated than a cart. He never saw paper, or plastic, or a telephone, or a radio, or a camera, or a printed sheet, or a paved highway, or a gun, or a steam engine, or an electric motor. No one in His day ever got vaccinated or took vitamin… … — (click here to read more)

"Pray that ye enter not into temptation." Luke 22:40
The Believer's Daily Remembrancer

"Pray that ye enter not into temptation." Luke 22:40

TEMPTATIONS are trials; but by temptations very generally we understand solicitations to evil. Satan is the arch-tempter; he uses every possible variety of instruments, to draw us into sin and folly; consequently we are always in danger from him. But we are liable to be led astray…

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