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How to Let Your Hunger Lead You Closer to God

One of my favorite comedians has a bit in which he imagines that the delicious foods we describe as “heavenly” aren’t actually allowed in heaven. I think of this joke whenever I read about manna, the mysterious substance that was showered upon the Israeli...

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Love Someone Struggling with Addiction? Find Hope in God’s Word

I open the front screen door and step tentatively inside. My eyes dart to where my sister sits on the couch with new, tanned skin and home-cut bangs. I want to tease her about her eternal compulsion to dye and cut her own hair on a whim, but ......

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Mounting Medical Bills? Psalms Offer Peace

You’re a planner. You plan for vacation, your kids’ education, and that much-needed new home appliance. You didn’t plan on your loved one getting sick. At first you said, We can do this. You pinched pennies, tapped into savings, got by. But as the ill...

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How to Help People Read and Understand the Bible for Themselves

I grew up in the church, but when it came to the Bible I didn’t understand what I was reading. I was in the youth choir. I was a praise dancer. I was very involved, but generally it was more about seeing my friends than hearing the Word. In ......

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