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Putting On the Armor of Light

You put on your armor when it is time to go to war. Soldiers preparing to deploy, or receiving the news that the enemy is approaching their camp, know a rush of adrenalin. There’s a sense of urgency. They check … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Christ’s Return

Prayers in Revelation range from anthems of adoration for God to passionate pleas for justice. In the midst of a story-line that seems chaotic at times, the prayers reveal a God who saves and secures those who persevere. The prayers … Continue reading

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Martyrs Call For Fire

Martyrs sacrifice their lives for their beliefs. They die rather than compromise their integrity and convictions. They testify to their faith by refusing to surrender it. The word “martyr” itself comes from a Greek word meaning to testify or be … Continue reading

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Prayerful Preparation for Christ’s Return

Paul’s prayers for the Thessalonians identify faith, hope, love and habitual prayer as essential means of preparing for the return of Christ. After saying that he always thanked God’s for the Thessalonians’ faith, hope and love, he prays, “How can … Continue reading

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