The Bible Still Speaks

Bill Alderson, Baltimore Thirty-six years ago, I was invited to a Bible study at an elementary school in Framingham, Mass., by a business friend. That night was the beginning of a long relationship I’ve had with our ministry. The name of the ministry at the time was “The Bible Speaks.”...

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We Marched and Prayed

We saw the body of Christ — standing, singing, moving, walking — and yes, praying. We went on the prayer walk at the D.C. Mall. The question came up to me at the onset of the march; would we walk and observe or would we pray? There was prayer, much...

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Awakened to Tell the Truth

“Call out to your God! Perhaps your god will give a thought to us, that we may not perish.” These words came from the captain of a ship bound for Spain, according to Jonah 1:6. This vessel was caught in a violent storm and nearly everyone on board was hard...

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Reconcile

A part of our lives that requires humility comes when we must reconcile — with God, with our friend, our spouse, a neighbor. “I’m sorry”– that I took liberties in my self-righteousness. I’m sorry for hurtful words, for hurtful acts which broke your heart. Friends, the anti-Christ spirit of the...

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Purpose

When Christ came into my life, He gave me a purpose for living. Let me explain: Before I met Christ I had some purposes, but I didn’t have the faculty to discern my true purpose, and I settled for purposes of my best understanding. Most of my problems stemmed from...

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SUBSTANCE OR SUBSTITUTE?

Jesus Christ, so loving us, came to earth as our Substitute sin offering, deriving His Life solely from the Father, so that we then could embrace Him as our life and be His Substance to others. Lord, may Your Love constrain us to surrender our own substitutions and sublimations that...

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UPHELD

Corrie Ten Boom often said in her messages that "There is no pit that is so deep that the Love of God is not deeper still." God's Love perpetually, uniformly, everlastingly holds us up in any and all circumstances. There is no strength stronger and no protection surer than He...

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Broadway

Self-Esteem, a much overused designation, finds its roots in cultural thinking. Earnest Becker, in his book, “The Birth and Death of Meaning,” addresses the subject: He says, “…when people do not have self-esteem, they cannot act, they break down.” “When the inner-newsreel begins to run consistently negative images of one’s...

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Peter, A Redemption Story

Peter fished: “Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. Matthew 4:18 He walked on the water: “Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto...

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