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Embracing the Hope of Our Identity in Christ

The apostle Peter offers a profound summary of our identity in Christ in 1 Peter 2:9-10. In the process, he uncovers a wellspring of hope for everyone who follows Christ. But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you ...

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Claiming the Bible’s Legacy of Hope

Time and time again, God proves Himself to be faithful. He fulfills the terms of His covenants. Learn more about His faithfulness with the story of Abraham....

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Facts About the Resurrection: Free Infographic

Make sure you check out these related articles: Facts About the Resurrection Five Things to Know About the Resurrection of Christ Why Christ’s Resurrection Should Matter to You How Do We Teach People About Easter?   ### With more than 2 million copies sold, it’s no secret that the NKJV Study Bible is a reliable guide ...

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Has the King James Bible Been Revised?

The first printing of the King James Bible in 1611 was done with great care and attention to detail. Subsequent printings, on the other hand, were not always guided by the same lofty standards. As a result, printing errors began to make their way into the text. As those errors multiplied, scholars determined that something ...

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Five Things to Know About the Resurrection of Christ

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. – Matthew 28:6 (KJV)   Because of the Resurrection, Christians receive both eternal life (John 11:25) and spiritual power (Eph. 1:19, 20). Christ’s resurrection also provides for the future resurrection of believers (1 Cor. 15:20) and ...

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Wives are Called to be Strong and Affirming

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. – Matthew 6:33 (NKJV)   Being a godly wife begins with the right priorities — nourishing your personal relationship to God (Matt. 6:33), ministering to your husband (Prov. 18:22; 19:14), nurturing your children (2 Tim. 1:5), keeping ...

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Help Each Other Grow Up in Faith

Apr 4, 2019 | |Dennis and Barbara Rainey, Co-Founders of FamilyLife

But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. – Colossians 3:14   Do you want to grow up in your faith? Do you and your spouse desire to the know the deep joy that comes from maturing in your relationship with God?If so, I have an insider’s secret that ...

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The Virtuous Wife of Proverbs

Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies. The heart of her husband safely trusts her – Proverbs 31:10-11 (NKJV)   Many outstanding godly women appear throughout the Bible, but the virtuous wife described here merits special praise (Prov. 31:29). This woman is not an actual woman, but rather an ...

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Which Bible Characters Struggled with Depression?

The heroes of the faith loom so large in the consciousness of believers that it often comes as a surprise—and a comforting reassurance—to realize that they were every bit as human as we are. After all, if God worked in the midst of their struggles and weaknesses to accomplish his will—often in extraordinary ways—he can ...

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An Ancient Tradition of Worship in a Modern World

Worship has existed since … well, since humankind has existed. Adam and Eve lived in a paradise. They experienced God’s creation before the Fall, in all of its unimaginable splendor. They walked with God Himself in the cool of the evening. You think they weren’t bursting with expressions of worship and gratitude? So when we ...