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The Best Bibles for New Believers

Trying to select a Bible as, or for, a new believer can be really confusing. Which translation should you go for? Do you want the New Testament or the full Bible? Should you buy a personal size or large print; and what even is a regular size one? So many questions and too many options. […]

A woman walks along a beach. The lighting is dark and moody, with an unfriendly gray sky. God can help you in your grief with His 12 steps to Recovery.

God Knows All About Your Grief – And Here’s His First Step to Recovery

“But remember, like Sarah and Job, we are not helpless.” — This post is excerpted from The Life Recovery Workbook for Grief: A Bible-Centered Approach for Taking Your Life Back, by Stephen Arterburn M. ED and David Stoop. Click this link to experience the whole first step, with workbook questions for your own reflection, for free. […]

A brunette woman stands with her back to the camera, with a flower garland in her hair and white angel wings on her back. Will we be angels in Heaven? Randy Alcorn says no.

What Will I Look Like in Heaven?

by Randy Alcorn, excerpted from Heaven. I’m often asked if people, particularly children, become angels when they die. The answer is no. Death is a relocation of the same person from one place to another. The place changes, but the person remains the same. The same person who becomes absent from his or her body becomes […]

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Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

Adapted from Dr David Jeremiah’s book, Why the Nativity? As the moon lit the treetops and the evening breeze cooled her skin, Mary rested quietly, renewing her strength. She gazed in wonder at the tiny, living gift in her arms. Any child, of course, is a miracle from heaven—a firstborn in particular. Even so, Mary […]

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Why Did God Become a Man?

Guest post by David Jeremiah, excerpted from his book, Why the Nativity?  In the beginning there was God. And, being God, He created. The creations of God were magnificent. He made a universe of unbounded dimensions, measured out in stars and galaxies. Its size was matched by its vast complexity, in the intricate dance of […]

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Why Did Jesus Come When He Did?

Excerpt taken from Why the Nativity? by David Jeremiah. Imagine this scenario: A world leader plans to send a man on a mission of the utmost urgency. The fate of the world rests upon the success of this operation. So the commander thinks carefully, strategically, about his plan. Nothing can be left to chance; every detail […]

A wicker bassinet with white bedclothes and blue blanket hanging over the top end of it, is pictured against a white background. Why did Jesus come to us as a baby? this article seeks to answer that question.

Why Did ­Jesus Come as a Baby?

Excerpted from Why The Nativity?, by David Jeremiah. In those first speechless moments, new parents gaze with fascination. They lovingly examine every inch of their newborn child’s face. No matter how we prepare ourselves, the reality of new birth astounds us. Here, nestled in our arms, is a brand-new member of the human race. Here […]

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Why Lifelong Learning is Important to Christians

Today’s special guest post is written by Waldron Scott, adapted for Unfolding Faith. To overcome pride, fear, and complacency in order to keep discovering fresh experiences of new truth—that’s what it means to really live. So what are you learning these days? We can learn from new experiences, but we’re afraid of them. We’re afraid […]

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How to Abide in Christ and What That Means for You

Being still before God allows the Lord to speak to us through His Word, which is alive and active and exposes our innermost thoughts and desires. Guest post by author Cynthia Heald. Excerpt taken from her book, The Faithful Way, Remaining Steadfast in an Uncertain World. I am the vine; you are the branches. Those […]

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How Your Spiritual Gifts Make You Extraordinary

You’ve heard about spiritual gifts and perhaps even discovered which spiritual gifts God has given you. But do you know why they are important? Or how they make you an extraordinary person? – Don’t know which spiritual gifts you possess? Start here to learn more about the various gifts and techniques the Bible describes to […]

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How Can I Recognize My Spiritual Gifts?

You may have heard about spiritual gifts and that God promises that every Christian receives certain gifts in order to build up the church as a whole. Now, you may be curious to understand which of these gifts you possess—but how do we go about discovering our giftings? Here are a few steps you can […]