Sixteen Reasons Why I Love God

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“Sixteen Reasons Why I Love You” was a hit song in the 1960s, written by Bill and Doree Post in 1959. The song was made famous by Connie Stevens in…

Superhero

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Why do people love episodes about Superman, the Hulk, Hercules, and other superheroes? I can’t speak for others, but as for me, I get to experience the thrill of victory…

Heavy Burdens

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Why are my burdens too heavy to bear? Maybe you’ve heard the common saying in church: “God won’t put more on you than you are able to bear.” If that’s…

Shoes that Fit

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Should we ignore what God says to the churches? If the shoes don’t fit, we don’t have to wear them. But what if they do fit? With the pandemic, I…

Slap in the Face

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Jesus tells us to “turn the other cheek,” as if sustaining one slap isn’t enough. Why would Jesus say that? Restraint shows true strength. Retaliation is a thoughtless natural reaction.…

Final Choice

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Some people say a loving God would never allow evil in the world. Others say it’s the devil’s fault. Or it must be our fault. Who is right? God said,…

The Sovereignty of God

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If the creator of our world has the knowledge and power to eliminate suffering, evil, and death, why doesn’t he do it? We are told to trust him—that we can…

God Is Love

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“God is love” is a common saying, but do we really know what it means? Everybody hungers for love. Before I knew God, I couldn’t imagine what his love was…

Equal Pay

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When we’re working for the Lord, does he sign our paychecks? If so, how much does he pay? “Give to get” doesn’t always work. Jesus gave us a Kingdom principle…

Santa Claus

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Preaching that says, “God wants to give us all we want,” gives me great sorrow. Why? Unless we have truly surrendered all our wants and want nothing other than whatever…