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By Grace Through Faith

Do it for Jesus CHAPTER SIXTEEN in the story of college students Josh & Emily discovering lessons from the Parables of Jesus. Parable of the Persistent Widow – Luke 18:1-8 Persistent prayer will bring justice from God.  Persistent faith will bring the ultimate reward….

7 Ways to be closer to God

  Children have a purity about them that is hard to find in adults.  A young heart is more open and ready to love and a young mind is more inclined to change.  One of the best ways to be closer to God is…

The Plank in Your Eye

During the time of Christ, the religious leaders known as the Pharisees were well known for judging the actions of others.  Jesus was not against judging between good and evil.  Jesus was against assigning motives to someone else’s actions. “Do not judge, or you…

For the Right Reasons

During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus rejected the interpretation of the law held by the Jewish religious leaders known as the Pharisees.  By focusing on the letter of the law rather than the spirit of the law, the Pharisees had gone off in…

Love Your Neighbor as You Love Yourself

Most of us have been confronted at one time or another by a person asking us for a hand-out.  These request come in various forms.  Sometimes it’s a homeless person on the street.  Sometimes it’s a woman in the parking lot of the grocery…