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Billy Graham: A Man of Integrity

Christian Living Church History Sin & Salvation

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Billy Graham stepped from time into eternity. His body will be buried beside that of his beloved wife, Ruth, to await the resurrection from the dead which Jesus has promised to all who believe in Him. But Billy’s soul went to heaven to be with the Lord that saved him from his sins, and whom he loved, and served all the days of his life. By any measure of an individual, Billy Graham was a great man. Billy was great in faith. Billy was converted to Christ during a revival service conducted by Evangelist Mordecai...

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R. C. Sproul: The Death of A Saint

Christian Living Church History Sin & Salvation

He was born on February 13, 1939. He died on December 14, 2017. He was 78 years old. Between the day of his birth, and the day of his death, Robert Charles Sproul lived a remarkable life. He was a scholar, an educator, a prolific and gifted writer, a television personality, pastor, conference speaker, faithful husband, loving father, and a loyal friend. Most of all he was a kind and gracious Christian gentleman. My first encounter with Dr. Sproul came around 1985 when I was invited to watch, in a private home, one of his video productions. Over the years,...

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7 Important Truths to Remember on the 500-Year Reformation Anniversary

Christian Living Church History Reformers

500 years ago, a young German monk embarked on a spiritual journey that would ultimately culminate in the shattering of the authority of the Roman Catholic Church. Today, evangelicals celebrate the stance Martin Luther took against the organized church of his day and appreciate a return to gospel simplicity. But the Reformation was not, and is not, about a single person in history. Here, then, are 7 important truths we should remember when celebrating the 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. 1. Church history did not start 500 years ago. Evangelicals are good at naming Protestant Reformers of the sixteenth...

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6 Reasons You Should Read Your Bible Every Day

Bible & Bible Helps Christian Living Stewardship

It sounds obvious to all Christians that we should read God’s Word daily, but sounding obvious and doing what is obvious are two separate issues. In a world filled with constant distractions and entertainment all competing for our attention, doing some of the basics of the Christian walk of life can be increasingly difficult. So let me offer six reasons why you should make Bible reading a normal routine in your busy life.1. It is God’s Word. This one might be the most obvious. In fact, it is perhaps the most apparent truth about the Bible, so much so, that...

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Send the Light: The Importance of Christian Missions

Bible & Bible Helps Christian Living Missions

Consider four important truths about missions. First, the work of missions is a glorious work. The word “glorious” is associated with something that has striking beauty, and innate splendor. Feelings of delighted admiration are elicited from the soul as the eye sees, and the mind comprehends something that is marvelous, magnificent, and superb. In the book of Revelation, John beheld a unique and holy people called out of every tribe, tongue, and nation. He saw the eternal purpose of God, the glorious work of missions, fulfilled. John recorded the wonderful result of the glorious work of redemption accomplished and applied....

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