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The Fifth Gospel

June 30, 2022

The book of Acts, sometimes called the fifth Gospel, is a continuation of the four Gospels. Matthew concludes with the Resurrection, Mark with the Ascension, Luke with the promise of the Holy Spirit, and John with the promise of the Second Coming—all of these funnel down into the first chapter of Acts. And as all four do, Acts confirms the great missionary call, “Take this good news to the world!”

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A Love Story

May 26, 2022

When you think of the grand and sweeping truth the Bible covers, from cover to cover, you might wonder why God devotes an entire book to the story of a young woman who came from a foreign country into the land of Israel.

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In the Beginning

February 25, 2022

The Gospel of John is one of the easiest books to read, yet one of the most profound Gospels to understand. We might get the surface meaning easily enough, but to understand the deep truths, we need the Lord Jesus to be our teacher.

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Living in a World that Has Forgotten God

January 27, 2022

When the Lord taught the parable of the sower, He said the seed that fell on the rock had “fallen away.” Literally, the seed grew without a root. He likened it to the person who believes for a little while and then falls when temptation strikes. (See Luke 8:13.) People who “fall away” are called “apostates” in Scripture. They professed to believe, but then they move away from it. They no longer believe; they have departed from the faith.

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Jesus—Human and God in Every Way

December 23, 2021

Your family tree may explain a lot about you—where you came from, who your grandfather was, and his father before him. Luke’s Gospel traces Jesus’ family through Mary’s story, back to King David, then back all the way to Adam, the first created son of God. But Adam fell from that lofty position when he sinned. Jesus Christ, the last Adam and the Son of God, came to bring mankind back into that relationship with God by believing on Him—the only way to be in fellowship with God.

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Who is Jesus?

October 29, 2021

Who is Jesus? This question has caused more confusion, difference of opinion, and division than any other. It has always been so.

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The Gospel of Action

September 27, 2021

By His teaching, Jesus prepared people for salvation through His death and His resurrection. His teaching will not save us; it is only through His death for us on the Cross that we can be saved.

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The Spring that Satisfies

August 31, 2021

What the children of Israel experienced while going through the wilderness corresponds to our Christian experience; you can translate what happened to them directly over to the life of any believer today. We can expect to encounter the same problems and expect the same solutions to work for us. Every believer will experience their own particular version of what happened to the Israelites in the wilderness.

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On Speaking Terms with God

July 31, 2021

In Dr. McGee’s booklet, “Let Us Pray,” Dr. McGee unpacks what we call “The Lord’s Prayer.” The following is an excerpt on what it means to pray, “hallowed be Your name….” Learn how to live and pray according to Jesus’ invitation.

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Five Things Just Between You and God

June 30, 2021

Explore five things Matthew 6 says are between our souls and God. These righteous acts are meaningless unless they’re done in the right way. But when we see them in relationship to God, they reveal our citizenship in the kingdom of heaven.

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The Power to Live for God

April 30, 2021

The purpose of the gospel of Jesus Christ is to lift our shackles so that all might come to the place of salvation, and also to give power to those who want to live for God.

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Invite God's Spirit to Teach You

March 31, 2021

Illumination means that since you and I have a book—a God-book and a human book, written by men who were expressing their thoughts and while doing this they were writing down the Word of God—only the Spirit of God can teach it to us.

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Why Do You Want to Go to Heaven?

February 26, 2021

Ask yourself, Why do I want to go to heaven? As you ponder that question, think of your relationship with Jesus Christ. If you want to be with Him in heaven, begin your relationship here and now.

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The Bigger Story Before the Christmas Story

November 30, 2020

Invite your family around the table, or around the tree, and read the Christmas story together this year. The story is old, but the promise of a Savior is a gift waiting to be unwrapped by anyone with faith to receive it.

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A Parable Snapshot on Prayer

November 02, 2020

Do you think God hears you when you pray? Jesus paints four pictures that illustrate what goes on on the other side of prayer. Explore God’s father-kind of love with Dr. J. Vernon McGee.

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God Loves You So Much …

July 31, 2020

The words of John 3:16—arguably the most well-known verse in the Bible—are simple. In fact, most of the words you read in the Gospel of John are so simple a child can read them, but they are also so profound that I wonder if any one of us really knows what they mean.

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How Can I Be Close to God?

June 29, 2020

John tells us we can have fellowship with God! One of the most glorious prospects before us today is that we can have fellowship with the Father, with the Son, and with one another.

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Where Are You Going, Jonah?

May 29, 2020 man running next to giant wave

The book of Jonah speaks to the most wicked, brutal people who have ever lived on this earth. Yet God saved them. And if God will save them, He will save anyone who turns to Him.

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