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My Soul Magnifies the Lord

It’s hard even for us, these many centuries later, to wrap our heads around it: A Holy God loves us so much that He chose to become human; walk among us yet remain sinless; die a ghastly death in our stead; resurrect; and ascend to heaven where yet today He sits at the right hand ...

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Three Strategies for Nurturing Gratitude When Thankfulness Is Hard

The season of Thanksgiving on the calendar doesn’t always coincide with a season of thanksgiving in our lives. If you’re struggling to embrace the true purpose of the holiday—or having difficulty finding things to be thankful for because of the circumstances you’re facing—here are a few ideas to help you....

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If You Saw Jesus in Glory

Oct 10, 2019 | |Andy Nash

If you were to witness Jesus Christ in the fullness of His majesty, the brightness of His glory, how would you respond? Would you stand there unaffected?  Would you run away?  Or would you fall on your knees? A few highly blessed humans have seen Jesus Christ in glory. And when they did, they not ...

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Three Stories to Help Young People Find Identity in Christ

Every bit as valuable as the Bible’s words of encouragement, wisdom and inspiration are its stories of people, like us, who learned life-changing lessons—lessons that still apply today. These stories can be valuable utensils in a parent’s toolbox. No matter what situation you and your child are facing, you can find a Bible story that fits it. Case in point: If you’re trying to help your child find his or her identity in Christ, here are three stories you can use to shed light on the process....

How Do We Align Our Careers with Our Faith in Christ?

Our faith and identity in Christ encompasses and influences every aspect of our lives, including the long-term decisions we make in our careers. One of the most important decisions we face is what to do with our lives. The question is, how do we choose a career path that aligns with our identity in Christ? Here are four tips to consider....

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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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Everlasting Life

Most assuredly, I say to you,  he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life. – John 5:24   One benefit of finding new life in Christ is called in the Bible “everlasting [eternal] life.” The ...

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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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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 ...