Ten Rules for Mother-in- Laws by Elisabeth Elliot

There’s an old song: You can talk about me just as much as you please. I’ll talk about you down on my knees. Undoubtedly your son-in-law or daughter-in-law will talk about their mother-in-law and father-in-law. Rather than criticize her to other people, do your praying first. Be sure to pray for that in-law.

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Measuring Greatness

Without rigorous examination of our hearts, we won’t be able to discern whether we are pleasing our Master or following an inner longing for validation. The prophet Jeremiah addressed this question directly: “Do you seek great things for yourself? Seek them not, for behold, I am bringing disaster upon all flesh, declares the Lord. But […]

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Holding Tightly to Christ

My point is this: you don’t deal with violent expressions of faith by pretending that confidence is the problem and content doesn’t matter. And yes, sinful humans have committed atrocities in the name of Christ, but in each of these cases, the problem was a failure to be true to the content of the Christian faith. […]

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The Indignity of Giving Thanks

The Indignity of Giving Thanks The spirit of thanksgiving runs against the temptation we face as human beings to assert our self-sufficiency. Few of us enjoy the feeling of indebtedness; a fact easily demonstrated by our oft-unsolicited readiness to return a favor once someone has expressed kindness to us. I owe you one, I will return the […]

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Today’s Evangelical Children?

REBLOG: Originally posted by Rick Frueh The evangelical children of today will grow up and: Never discuss or understand what true revival is. Never see people weeping uncontrollably in a church service. Never experience the presence of God in an unusual way. Never see their parents on their face in prayer. Never know what appropriate dress […]

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Global Christianity

A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Christian Population A comprehensive demographic study of more than 200 countries finds that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around the world, representing nearly a third of the estimated 2010 global population of 6.9 billion. Christians are also geographically widespread – so far-flung, […]

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