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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Author: Jack Wellman Why does God allow suffering that He is fully capable to stopping? This question has not only challenged Christians, but anyone. To witness histories or current atrocities and worldwide suffering on such catastrophic levels, can be a major stumbling block even for believers in Christ, not to mention atheists or agnostics. If God is “supposed to be an all-powerful and all-loving God, then why doesn’t He stop it? Is He powerless, is He tired, is He even there…or maybe He’s asleep.” Being a Christian is no insurance against cancer, disease, disability, and an unexpected death. In fact,

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God’s Word VS The Lies the Enemy Tells The Afflicted

A follower of Jesus Christ who has studied God’s word, should have a basic understanding of the nature of spiritual warfare and the nature of the enemy of the Christian’s soul. Jesus told the truth about the nature of Satan in John 8:44 when he addressed Abraham’s descendant’s who were part of the crowd that sought to kill Jesus. In this passage, Jesus said of the devil “You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desire. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth

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Moving From Pit To Prison To Palace

Does it seem as if life is moving from pit to prison for you or from better to worse? And the scriptures seem not to be fulfilled in your life? I have good news for you; you may be on your way to the palace! This article is to encourage you on the journey to your promised land. But the path of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day – Proverbs 4:18 NKJV) We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not

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Post-Abandonment (Leaving the ministry God has called you to)

Post-Abandonment (Leaving the ministry God has called you to) Author: Dr. Marc A. Arellanes When faced with terrifying and equally crucial decisions, there have been many times in my life when running seemed so much easier.  I dare to believe that it is too often the very path most, like myself, have taken.   “If the spirit of the ruler riseth up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offenses.”        (Eccl. ch.10 v.4) We are not naive, none lacking the understanding of what the Christian life is entailed by.  It is about overcoming obstacles, rising above opposition,

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How To Overcome The Force Of Giving Up Today

Are you feeling like giving up on that assignment, business, career or relationship? The feeling to quit can be so strong and frustrating; it occupies your whole mind and affects your reasoning. And you think that if you throw in the towel, you will have peace. I can well assure you that quitting is not the solution. This article tells you how to overcome the force of giving up the good. Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ – Philippians 1:6 (NKJV)

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The Blood Of Jesus-Receipt For Your Redemption

The Blood Of Jesus-Receipt For Your Redemption Author: Ngozi Nwoke Are you losing in your battles with the enemy? What do you have to show for your redemption? I have good news for you – the blood of Jesus is your receipt for your redemption! It is what you present to claim your goods from the enemy. This article gives the virtues of the blood covenant and how you can use it to overcome satan. Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers, to feed the church of

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You Are Not An Island And Can Never Succeed As One

You Are Not An Island And Can Never Succeed As One Author: Ngozi Nwoke How bad were you hurt last year that you have chosen to be alone, an island? How do you think that you can make it as an Island for the twelve months of this New Year? God did not make you an Island, so you can never succeed as one. This article aims at confirming to you that you are not an Island. And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for

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No Thirst In The Desert When Led By God Almighty

No Thirst In The Desert When Led By God Almighty Author: Ngozi Nwoke Do you feel led into wilderness by God? Are you afraid of obeying God because of the desert ahead of you? I have good news for you; the Lord who made the dry places knows how to bring out water from them. This article is to encourage you to walk with God through the desert without fear. They thirsted not when he led them through the deserts: he caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them: he clave the rock also, and the waters

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Understanding a Life of Sacrifice Today

Understanding a Life of Sacrifice Today Author: Ngozi Nwoke Why will you live a life of sacrifice? What will you gain living a sacrificial life? Many people find it difficult to comprehend why they should sacrifice their life for another.  Yet, it is the reasonable service unto God and is loaded with great benefits. This post is aimed at helping you understand why living a life of sacrifice is crucial for you as a believing Christian. I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now

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Significant Details Concerning False Prophecy In The News Today

Significant Details Concerning False Prophecy In The News Today Author: Jenifer Whitmire Just like the bible warned us we have heard and will probably continue hearing of false prophets in these time and age. One of the tough challenges of this occurrence however is identifying the real from the fake. Many of the false prophets are as convincing and subtle and without the knowledge of what to look for many people fall for their tricks and are often misled. This can be changed, if we check the qualities of the prophets we might see right through any fake prophecy in

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