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Rewards for Keeping the Commands of Christ

treasures to reap when living by the words of Jesus
When we keep—that is, observe, remember, and apply—the commands of Jesus Christ, Scripture explains that many rewards will follow.

From Darkness Into Light

deliverance from the deception of New Age thinking
On January 1, 1983, Marci and I posted our New Year’s resolutions on the wall. We had set goals in several areas of our lives: business, personal growth, family, etc.

Effectively Appeal to Authorities

seven guidelines for presenting an appeal
God requires every one to be under authority.

Hospitality

the value of opening your home to others
Have you ever caught yourself saying, “Your family really has the gift of hospitality”? I used to see hospitality as a gift or calling that others had, but that I did not. For years I saw my home as my castle—a place for seclusion and relaxation.

Why We Fail to Overcome Destructive Habits

five keys to conquering sinful patterns
Most of us have habits that seem to have a relentless grip on our souls.

Apply God’s Word to Your Life

the most challenging and critical step of meditation
As you meditate on a passage of Scripture, ideas about how you can apply its truth will come to your mind. Write them down!
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