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Have to stopped to thank God lately for His grace? John 3:16-18 (The Message) says, This is how much God loved the world: He gave His Son, His one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in Him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life. God didn’t go to all the trouble of sending His Son merely to point an accusing finger, telling the world how bad it was. He came to help, to put the world right again. Anyone who trusts in Him is acquitted; anyone who refuses to…

All of my life I’ve had a desire to be used by God. I knew that as a believer it was the only correct response to being freed from sin.   If I love God, I am commissioned to tell others about the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus Christ at Calvary. It took many years for me to completely surrender to this call to discipleship. In fact, it has just been over the past few months that everything I thought mattered in my life was replaced by a desire to only please God and to bring others into His love. You will experience…

When I was a kid, our family was not well off. For whatever reason, much of the time we just scraped by. But, my parent’s faith never wavered, and I learned many valuable lessons through those trying times. In particular, I remember a time when we didn’t have enough money to buy food. It was the middle of the winter and there was fresh snow on the ground. I don’t know what prompted my mother to go to the door, but, when she opened it, there were bags of groceries on our steps.  The freshly fallen snow on the steps and surrounding…