The Demands and Gifts of Love

Written by Leland Ping on Feb 14, 2015

Valentine’s Day is a day when we often reflect on those whom we care about the most and, perhaps more than at other times in the year, choose to share those feelings with them. On this day, the word love will be used quite often by a great many people. This powerful word is quite important for the Christian. Followers of Christ see in God’s word ho...

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Pray... (and don't ever give up!)

Written by Leland Ping on Feb 08, 2015

Prior to Jesus teaching with a parable about a widow who wouldn’t give up on asking for a favor, the gospel writer Luke records the following statement: “He [Jesus] spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart” (Luke 18:1). There are many pieces of evidence in scripture that teach us that prayer was important to Christ ...

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From Curse to Blessing

Written by Leland Ping on Feb 05, 2015

An understanding of the Bible account, of the realm of all that is spiritual, and our own lives is easily summed up with the phrase, “From Curse To Blessing.” Understanding this concept is important in knowing how fortunate we are to serve the loving God who made this transition possible. And, being able to appreciate this transition is aided by th...

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