Faith

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Faith Over Fear

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Mark 4:35-41 (HCSB) Wind and Wave Obey the Master 35 On that day, when evening had come, He told them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the sea.” 36 So they left the crowd and took Him along since He was already in the boat. And other boats were with Him. 37 A fierce windstorm arose, and […]

Confidence in the Storm

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Matthew 14 (HCSB) John the Baptist Beheaded At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus. 2 “This is John the Baptist!” he told his servants. “He has been raised from the dead, and that’s why supernatural powers are at work in him.” 3 For Herod had arrested John, chained[a] him, and put him in prison on account of Herodias, […]

Power & Faith

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Mark 4:35-41 (HCSB) Wind and Wave Obey the Master 35 On that day, when evening had come, He told them, “Let’s cross over to the other side of the sea.” 36 So they left the crowd and took Him along since He was already in the boat. And other boats were with Him. 37 A fierce windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking over the […]

Faith

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John 11 (HCSB) Lazarus Dies at Bethany 11 Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His feet with her hair, and it was her brother Lazarus who was sick. 3 So the sisters sent a message to Him: “Lord, the […]

Against the Current – Faithful Service

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Matthew 25:14-30 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) The Parable of the Talents 14 “For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them. 15 To one he gave five talents;[a] to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on […]

Against the Current

Matthew 14:22-32 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) Walking on the Water 22 Immediately He[a] made the disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds. 23 After dismissing the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When evening came, He was there alone. 24 But the boat was […]

Unwavering Faithfulness

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James 4:4-10 (HCSB) 4 Adulteresses! Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the world’s friend becomes God’s enemy. 5 Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously? 6 But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says: God resists the proud, […]

A Life of Faith: Bringing to God

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Matthew 6:25-34 (HCSB) The Cure for Anxiety 25 “This is why I tell you: Don’t worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food and the body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds of the sky: They don’t sow or reap […]

The Life of Faith

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2 Corinthians 5:7 gives a reminder and exhortation that believers are to “walk by faith, not by sight.” “Walk” speaks of how we live our lives, conduct ourselves, behave, and use the time and opportunities God has ordained for us. Walking “by sight” speaks of choosing to live based upon how things naturally appear, feel, and […]