The Word

Discover tools to study the Bible for yourself and intriguing studies to expand your Biblical knowledge. “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15

Loving the unlovable

Last Wednesday morning was like every other Wednesday morning: I dressed for work and packed everything the baby would need for a day at my in-law’s. Before I pulled out of our driveway, I said our usual prayer for safety on the roads. Then I began to sing some hymns and…

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8 Intriguing Women of the Bible

Learn about 8 intriguing women of the Bible

March 8th is recognized as International Women’s Day, a day to call on ourselves and our communities to help forge a more inclusive, gender equal world. Unfortunately, women are more likely than men to be victims of abuse and murder. One in six women in America alone have been the victims…

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A Response to Hate and Fear

A response to hate and fear. UNashamed.

This week, which began with the 240th anniversary of this nation’s independence and celebration of the various freedoms in which our citizens enjoy, has unfortunately seen the escalation of senseless violence and tragic loss of life in a number of incidents across the United States. Communities and individuals are overwhelmed…

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12 inspiring verses about joy

I once heard it said that joyfulness and happiness are two very different emotions. At first, I was confused. In American English, we tend to use the words interchangeably to mean the same thing, though in some regions of the country the word “happiness” is used more frequently. In fact,…

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Heaven is for Real

On April 16th, a movie hit select theaters in the United States and, surprising many, it took the number 2 slot, earning $22.5 million over the Easter weekend. Marketed as a Christian and Biblical film, Heaven is for Real is based off the book of the same name, by Todd…

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Obey God and government—in that order

On a Sabbath preceding the U.S. presidential election, Ray Navarro, pastor of the Tempe Seventh-day Adventist Church in Tempe, Arizona, gave a thought-provoking sermon entitled “Should Christians Vote?” He shared Biblical insight into how a Christian is to relate to secular governments and politics as well as the historical views…

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Vending Machine Prayer

Prayer Room by Raluca Stefan

I have noticed, and perhaps many of you have as well, that we, God’s people, often treat God like a vending machine. We insert $1 worth of requests and maybe, if it has been a good day and we are in a cheery mood, 25¢ worth of praises and thanks,…

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Witnessing: Let Your Light Shine

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8, NKJV). Evangelism and witnessing is the theme for the current Sabbath School quarterly.…

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Why Was It Jesus Who Died?

The concept of the Triune God is often the most difficult for Christians and non-Christians to grasp. There has been much confusion on this topic for centuries, leading to all sorts of questions. Here is one such puzzling question: If all three members of the Godhead are truly equal, why was it Jesus Christ (God the Son) who died for our sins and not God the Father or God the Holy Spirit?

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