“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is childish folly. Long after broken bones have healed, broken spirits often remain broken. Words are powerful things. With them, we can lead people to life-freeing truth or life-imprisoning falsehood. Words are dangerous, especially in the mouths of charlatans and the duplicitous. That’s why Paul was concerned about certain men in the church who had “gone astray from the truth” (2 Timothy 2:18).
|Part 1||July 28, 2015|
|Part 2||July 29, 2015|
|Part 3||July 30, 2015|
One Minute Message
Pride wants the best of everything, and insists on recognition. Humility, on the other hand, is the most Christlike attitude you can demonstrate. It means being content when others receive the recognition.
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C.J. and Staci have to finish an important list of errands for Paw Paw Chuck, but they find themselves delayed and falling further behind at every turn. Just when they are within sight of their deadline, they find an injured skunk in need of help. Will they risk disappointing Paw Paw Chuck to help someone in need?
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by Insight for Living Canada
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In May 2015 no broadcast was streamed more on insightforliving.ca than Chuck’s message on women’s roles in the Church. And it makes sense—what Scripture says and what culture says about a woman’s role is different!Read Full Article >
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