What Does The Bible Say About Friendship? A Christian Study

by Derek Hill
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What is a real friendship?  Is it a casual handshake or kind gesture?  Is it a phone call to see if you are okay?  Is it a visit to the hospital for those that are hurting or a night out for dinner?  Friendship does incorporate all of these things, but what really makes a friendship […]

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What Did Jesus Say About The Poor? Bible Quotes and Study

by Derek Hill
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One of many verses that Jesus spoke about the poor says: “And Jesus answered them, ‘Go and tell john what you hear and see…the poor have good news preached to them.” (Matthew 11:4-5). How are we to live our lives and love the poor?  Let us look into Scripture and see what Jesus said. The […]

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The Golden Rule in the Bible: A Christian Study

by Derek Hill
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How many times growing up did you hear adults tell you, “Do as I say and not as I do?”  This never made sense to me and I know that it definitely makes no sense to God.  God says “Do as I say and as I do.”  He is the complete opposite of the previous […]

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What Does The Bible Say About Hospitality? A Christian Study

by Derek Hill
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Hospitality is a term that seems to be fading away in today’s culture.  People are becoming much more reliant on themselves.  Unfortunately, this is creating a mindset of “I don’t want someone to have to do something nice for me.”  I remember growing up and going to visit my grandma.  I realize now that I […]

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What Does The Bible Say About Pride? A Christian Study

by Derek Hill
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Pride is an infectious and dangerous attitude affecting so many people in this day and age.  Where does pride come from?  How does this kind of attitude affect you and your walk with God?  How does it affect others around you every day?  Let us search the scriptures together for knowledge, wisdom and truth that […]

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5 Biblical Consequences of Sin

by Derek Hill
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The word for sin in the Greek language is “amartia” (ha-mar-tia).  It means “to miss the mark.” Every time we sin we do miss the mark. God has set high standards for us all because He is just and He is deserving of our obedience.  It is because we have all missed the mark that […]

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5 Ways To Follow God’s Plan For Your Life

by Derek Hill
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Matthew 4:19b-20 says, “’Follow Me (Jesus) and I will make you fishers of men.’ Immediately they (Simon and Andrew) left their nets and followed Him.”  God has a plan for your life and mine.  Simon and Andrew’s life plan with Christ started right in that very verse.  How can you know what is God’s plan […]

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What Does The Bible Say About Repentance? A Christian Study

by Derek Hill
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Repentance is defined in Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary as “to turn from sin and dedicate oneself to the amendment of one’s life.”  Repentance is a choice that believers make to regret the sins that we have made and to turn away from them.  What does the Bible say about Repentance?  Is it necessary to have a […]

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The Last Supper: Bible Story Summary and Life Application

by Derek Hill
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The “last supper” was instituted by Jesus Christ to His 12 disciples in the upper room of a house in Jerusalem.  Jesus was very intentional about the time that He wanted to do this because it had to be done close to His crucifixion.  It is important to note that this was a very climactic […]

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I Can Do All Things Through Christ: Verse and Life Application

by Derek Hill
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Being a follower of Christ is an amazing experience.  The realization that His shed blood covers all sin is truly the most loving gift of all time.  Before you read on, please take time to pray and thank Jesus for His selfless act of redeeming love for you. Jesus said in Matthew 16:24, “If anyone […]

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