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Without debt?

Without debt?

Imagine: your entire personal financial debt is canceled in a moment. What would happen if you were told today that your mortgage no longer existed? And what if it wasn’t only your mortgage, but your car loan, student loan, and credit card charges as well? How would you feel? Would you be elated, ecstatic, and … Continue reading

God’s Easter gift

God’s Easter gift

In February I told a story about Father Valentine, and we considered how God longs to give us gifts, but sometimes we misunderstand and run in the opposite direction. Now as we prepare to celebrate Easter, let us focus on the ultimate gift from God: salvation—life that comes through Jesus Christ. Our petit four for … Continue reading

Watching from a distance

Watching from a distance

“Many women were there, watching from a distance.” Matthew 27:55 These women stood and witnessed the gruesome scene taking place at Golgotha, just outside the city of Jerusalem. They watched Jesus refuse the narcotic-laden drink given to prisoners to deaden pain before crucifixion. They saw the soldiers nail Jesus to a cross, and divide up … Continue reading