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Onesimus: True Freedom in Christ

December 31, 2014

Onesimus: True Freedom in Christ On February 12, 1865, ex-slave and pastor Henry Garnet became the first African American to address the U.S. House of Representatives. He had escaped slavery as a child with his family and later worked for the abolitionist cause before studying for the ministry. He told the assembled politicians: “I would...

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First Year in the Pastorate

November 25, 2015

(Stephen and classmate Kristian Chelstrom after their graduation ceremony.) Stephen knew he had a special calling for pastoral ministry since his senior year of high school. After earning his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University, he was eager and excited to jump right into Moody Theological Seminary’s Master of Divinity program... November 25, 2015

True Worship

November 1, 2019

Theology_Matters True Worship In many churches, the phrase "praise and worship" describes a certain style of music. Although worship certainly includes music, it also involves much more. One definition of worship might be "any act of devotion which is offered to God." In His conversation with the Samaritan woman, recorded in John 4, Jesus...

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  • Practical Theology November 1, 2019

Question and Answer

August 1, 2010

Someone said that the church in America focuses too much on the individual. Is this true? Question and Answer Yes! Most of the imperatives and exhortations given to us in the New Testament are not given to the individual; they are given to the redeemed community of faith. Here are some examples: Hebrews 4:14–16, 6:1–2, 10:19–24, 12:1–3.

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Question and Answer

November 1, 2013

When Jesus ascended to be with the Father—what we call the Ascension—was it in a true bodily form? Question and Answer The resurrection and the ascension of Jesus Christ had to be in bodily form as both the evidence and demonstration of Jesus’ victory over the power of death. Scriptural evidence is found throughout the Word. The facts of...

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True Repentance

October 9, 2020

Seventeenth-century pastor John Donne was also a celebrated poet.

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  • Devotions October 9, 2020

True Fasting

February 15, 2015

True Fasting We start the next section of our study, God’s People and Food, with a look at fasting in the Old Testament. As you might remember from our discussions of feasts in Leviticus 23, the Day of Atonement was the only festival that mandated fasting. All other instances of fasting in the Old Testament are voluntary and most often happened...

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True Treasure

May 1, 2011

From_the_Editors True Treasure There’s nothing like emigration to shed a ruthless light on your earthly possessions. Unbearable choices stared in my face 22 years ago as my family and I prepared to leave the Soviet Union forever. What do you take, when the authorities allowed you only two suitcases? Family photos. Drawings by my 4–year–old...

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True Fellowship

June 1, 2017

True Fellowship In the December 5, 2016 issue of Nature Chemical Biology, scientists at the Salk Institute describe their discovery of a human microprotein that affects genetic material in cells. “You can sequence the whole human genome and never know a protein . . . was there because it’s too short and falls below the usual length requirement...

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  • Love June 1, 2017

Hindu Girl Finds Jesus | Moody Bible Institute

September 30, 2015

"I'm from the eastern part of India," says Satabdi. "My family is Hindu. We would go to visit temples, and a big part of our day was worshipping idols."
September 30, 2015


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