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James 5:19-20
with Warren Wiersbe from 'Back to the Bible'

Warren Wiersbe digs into the Book of James and discusses what it means to minister to other believers. We'll learn who is called to minister, how we do that, and the reason why. And we'll discover just how important it is for us to really know the Word of God.   (click here to read more)

An Evening with Hank Hanegraaff: How to Mine the Bible for all its Wealth - Part 2
with Hank Hanegraaff from 'Bible Answer Man'

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, we continue with Hank’s message from Colonial Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri on the art and science of biblical interpretation. After the message, Hank also took questions from attendees on various topics. How would…   (click here to read more)

Faithful to the Very End
with Dr. James Boice from 'The Bible Study Hour'

As the young church in Corinth grew in size, its membership faced new struggles on the path toward holiness, just as believers and churches do today. The Apostle Paul sent the letter we know as II Corinthians to encourage these believers to grow up in their faith. Dr. Boice illuminates all of Paul’s…   (click here to read more)

Christians Defending the Fatherless: Orphan Sunday
with Eric Metaxas & John Stonestreet from 'BreakPoint'

This Sunday is Orphan Sunday but caring for orphans has been part of the Church’s DNA from the very beginning, and one of our best Gospel witnesses. John Stonestreet comments..   (click here to read more)

Ready or Not, Here He Comes, Part 1
with Skip Heitzig from 'The Connection'

Skip Heitzig continues his series Rumblings of War and the Prince of Peace. The second coming of Jesus Christ is the ultimate event of all history, and it will occur during a time of intense distress for the world. The question is: Are you ready for Him? Join Skip for “Ready or Not, Here He Comes!&rdquo…   (click here to read more)

Today's Articles  from  StudyLight and LiveAsIf

1 Peter....
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

"In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ, whom having…(continue reading article)

The Nature of Humility
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley

  "Blessed are the poor in spirit, because the kingdom of heaven is theirs.” - Matthew 5:3 HCSB    The Bible teaches four basic lessons about humility: what humility is (self-honesty), how and to whom humility is to be expressed (to God and others), the results of humility (spiritual…(continue reading article)

Does Waiting Upon Almighty God Try Your Patience?
'Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw

 Use your sanctified imagination and imagine the contemporary scenario.   The bus loads return to Nazareth.  The crowds which have been thronging to the Jordan River return to Nazareth, and someone asks, "Have you been down yet, Jesus?  Do you know what this man John is doing?    He…(continue reading article)

Additional Articles

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•  qâdhar - 2015-03-28
•  The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
•  Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
•  Whiteout-Blackout - Find the Call
•  A Walk Through The Future - 'Christ in You...'

Additional Articles

•  Jesus the Passover Lamb - Refreshment in Refuge
•  Easter Wonders - Inspiration For You
•  Bible and Quote May 3-7, 2010 - Bible verse and quote
•  Finding Jesus - Point of Reference
•  God With Us - God's Words For US
•  Winning in Christ Jesus - Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life

Additional Articles

•  Inspired - 'Winging It
Daily Refractions
Daily Wisdom
Proverbs 12:21 - No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
Words to Ponder
A soul that is capable of God can be filled with nothing else but God; nothing but God can fill a soul that is capable of God. Though a gracious heart knows that it is capable of God, and was made for God, carnal hearts think without reference to God. But a gracious heart, being enlarged to be capable of God, and enjoying somewhat of him, can be filled by nothing in the world; it must only be God himself. Therefore you will observe, that whatever God may give to a gracious heart, a heart that is godly, unless he gives himself it will not do. - Jeremiah Burroughs (1599-1646)
Daily Dose
Daily Devotionals  for  March 30

Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"
Holiness V. Hardness Towards God

The reason many of us leave off praying and become hard towards God is because we have only a sentimental interest in prayer. It sounds right to say that we pray; we read books on prayer which tell us that prayer is beneficial, that our minds are quieted and our souls uplifted when we pray; but Isaiah implies that God is…… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"
Morning and Evening for October 3

"Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?" - Hebrews 1:14 Angels are the unseen attendants of the saints of God; they bear us up in their hands, lest we dash our foot against a stone. Loyalty to their Lord leads them to take a deep interest in…… — (click here to read more)

Daily Light on the Daily Path
Morning / Evening Devotional — March 30

Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide. Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"
Prayer, Thanksgiving, Praise

"Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."   Philippians 4:6-7 No care but all prayer. No anxiety but much joyful communion with God. Carry your desires… — (click here to read more)

Voice of the Lord
Devotional for 'Nisan 10'

One of the essential elements of the first Pesach (Passover) was a hand-chosen lamb that was sacrificed. As the blood of the sacrifice was applied to the doorposts of their homes, the people who obeyed God's command (both Jews and Gentiles) were spared the judgment inflicted by God. ...be thankful that the blood of God's lamb, Yeshua, is applied to the… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
Fear

I remember a lot of my years playing Little League baseball in my home town. I remember the kids and even some of the coaches. I remember Don Morrow telling us to count the hops on ground balls. Not so we could actually know how many times the ball hopped, but so we would be concentrating on the ball enough to…… — (click here to read more)

'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes
Stirred - but not shaken

We continue expanding the theme we touched on yesterday - the danger of allowing our faith to become more man-centered than God-centered. Whenever I have the opportunity to address Christian counselors I try to urge them to put the glory of God before their client's well-being. A good deal of "Christian counseling"…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen
Understanding

Understanding - In Greek, sunesis. This is a Greek noun that comes from a Greek verb. The verb is the important word because it comes from two other words, sun which means "together with" and hiemi what means "to send or put". So, we get "to put together with" a long hand way of saying "comprehend".…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer
Morning / Evening Devotional — March 30

If you have ever given much thought to this present world in which we live, you have some idea of the power of interpretation. The world is a stable fact, quite unchanged by the passing of years, but how different is modern man's view of the world from the view our fathers held. The world is for all of us not only what it is; it is what we believe it to…… — (click here to read more)

The Believer's Daily Remembrancer
"Yea, He loved the people." Deuteronomy 33:3

"Yea, He loved the people." Deuteronomy 33:3

AND what were the people whom He loved? Poor, oppressed, rebellious, stiff-necked, hard-hearted, unworthy creatures. Just such are His people by nature now. Such are we. Yet He loves us; pities us; and distinguishes us from others around us. He spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up…

… — (click here to read more)

Christian Headlines  from  The Christian Post

Peter Dinklage Reveals A Major Spoiler for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 (VIDEO)

"Game of Thrones'" actor Peter Dinklage inadvertently let slip a major spoiler for season five of the award-winning epic miniseries, which returns to HBO next month.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge News: Release and Pre-Order Dates, Competitor's iPhone Discounts Announced

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge News: Release and Pre-Order Dates, Competitor's iPhone Discounts Announced

Actress Lana Condor Announced To Play Jubilee in 'X-Men Apocalypse' (VIDEO)

"X-Men Apocalypse" has just added newbie actress, Lana Condor to play the mutant, Jubilee who will be introduced to the franchise's upcoming movie next year.

Dragon Age: Inquisition 'Jaws of Hakkon' DLC Introduces New Dragon (VIDEO)

Action role playing game, "Dragon Age: Inquisition" released its first DLC, "Jaws of Hakkon" Tuesday, treating players with a new dragon and other features.

LG Watch Urbane Rumors: New Smartwatch Could Be Most Expensive In The Market

Announced several weeks ago, LG's brand New Watch Urbane LTE is probably among the best-looking smartwatches in recent memory.

San Antonio Spurs News: Can Defending Champs Find Consistency Entering Playoffs?

Last year, the San Antonio Spurs shocked the world when they dismantled the trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh during the 2014 NBA Finals.

Derrick Rose News: All Star 'Doesn't Have Any' Soreness In Surgically-Repaired Knee, Could Suit Up for Playoffs

This year has been an up and down season for Derrick Rose, who is playing in his first full season since he got injured two years ago.

Oklahoma City Thunder News: Durant Recovery Time Frame is 4-6 Months

While Russell Westbrook is wrecking havoc on NBA teams' defenses and piling up the numbers night in and night out, the Thunder's other star will unfortunately not see action in the next several months.

'Downton Abbey' Season Renewal News, Update: Show to End in Season 6

Following the announcement of "Downton Abbey" main cast member Maggie Smith (who plays as the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Madame Crawley) that she won't be reprising her role if even the hit British period drama gets another season.

LG G4 'Note' Specs Rumors, News: Alleged Live Photos of Device Reveals Design

Although there is still a month or two to wait for the official unveiling of LG's next flagship device, the LG G4, recent tech news pointed out a slew of alleged photos showing the smartphone.

Steven Spielberg to Direct Sci-Fi Film 'Ready Player One'

After working on the movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG or "The Big Friendly Giant," Steven Spielberg is set to direct a science fiction film, this time an adaptation of the science fiction novel "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline. For the film, he will be working once again with Warner Bros. after a 14 year absence. His last project with Warner was the late Stanley Kubrick's "Artificial Intelligence" in 2001.

Walking Dead Season 5 Finale Live Stream: Watch AMC Online (Plot Spoilers)

The Walking Dead Season 5 finale will air on Sunday, and promises to be as dramatic and unpredictable as fans have come to expect.

Ted Cruz in NYC: Conservative Christians Being Tricked to Believe General Public Disagrees With Them

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas, stressed during a closed-door meeting with New York City Christian leaders earlier this week that for the first time in history an astounding 65 percent of Americans do not think that their children will have a better life than them.

WWE Wrestlemania 31 Live Stream, PPV Details, Full Match Card: Watch Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Battle Royal Online

WWE Wrestlemania 31 takes place on Sunday night in what should be a spectacular and dramatic showcase for WWE fans worldwide.

'Terminator Genisys' News: J.K. Simmons Provides Comic Relief

The latest trailer for "Terminator Genisys" gives fans a sneak preview of Award-winning actor J.K. Simmon's role in the upcoming science fiction action film. J.K. Simmons was cast to play Detective O'Brien, a police detective who has been chasing cases of Sarah Connor and her encounters with killer robots.

'Killing Jesus' Director Talks 'Muscular' Messiah and 'Ethnic Look' of National Geographic Channel Movie

The director of National Geographic Channel's upcoming "Killing Jesus" movie says audiences will not be getting the standard issue "wimpy" Jesus, but instead a "muscular" messiah who is every bit as human as the people who made him famous.

Our Humble King

Typically, as the world's kings entered their capital city, they were decked out in silver armor, riding pure white warhorses to signify their power. But the way God's King rode into Jerusalem was similar to how He arrived in Bethlehem the night He was born. Jesus balanced on the back of a donkey, demonstrating humility and peace. Remarkably, the donkey was borrowed, just like Jesus' first bed--a feeding trough.

ISIS Cuts Off 4 Kids Hands, One for Stealing Toy; Executes Starving Child for Stealing Food

A mixed Sunni-Shia family that once lived in ISIS' Iraqi stronghold of Mosul but has fled to live in the Kurdish north after the militant group took over the town last June, has provided deeper insight and revelations about the horrors that people living under the jihadis brand of sharia rule must deal with.

Black Pastor Explains Why He Decided to Become a Leader in a White Church

A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become a leader in a white church in Louisville, Kentucky, explained at The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention's leadership summit Friday that he did it in pursuit of the unity of the faith.

NJ Megachurch to Hide 100,000 Easter Eggs in State's Largest Ever Easter Egg Hunt

One of New Jersey's fastest growing Christian churches will be hosting the state's largest Easter egg hunt ever by hiding more than 100,000 eggs in its campuses in four counties for children and families on Easter Weekend.

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Birth of Moses Maimonides, medieval Jewish scholar. Considered the foremost Talmudist of the Middle Ages, his most important writing was "Guide to the Perplexed" (1190), in which he tried to harmonize Rabbinic Judaism with the increasingly popular Aristotelianism of his day.
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Numbers 25-27; Song of Solomon 6:4-8:4; Matthew 24:1-31:
While Israel was staying in Shittim, the men began to indulge in sexual immorality with Moabite women,who invited them to the sacrifices to their gods. The people ate the sacrificial meal and bowed down before these gods.So Israel yoked themselves to the Baal of Peor. And the ’s anger burned against them.The said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of these people, kill them and expose them in broad daylight before the , so that the ’s fierce anger may…
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