Being part of God’s family is belonging to God. Together. From David Mathis at Desiring God. In corporate worship, we gather together expectantly, reminding ourselves that God is our giving Father. This is who he is. This is what he loves. God delights in cheerful givers because he himself is one. This is what he …

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This article by Kathryn Butler at Desiring God features ten Bible verses/passages that speak of the presence of God’s love to those who are suffering. It is helpful in encouraging Christians to remember these verses for their own encouragement, and also, of course, to share with others. It is by no means an exhaustive list, …

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The more articles read about supporting those in grief the better. Vaneetha Rendall Risner has given and received unhelpful support in grief and compiles some helpful observations about patterns to avoid and to follow: What’s the best way to discourage a grieving friend? I can tell you what I’ve done. I’ve asked numerous questions, trying …

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Greg Morse writes about how he remained lukewarm as a Christian, and what maintained that status: Lukewarm and Lovin’ It I didn’t cuss much. I wasn’t sleeping around. I went to church most Sundays. I must be a Christian. I said that Jesus died for my sins. I sang the lyrics on the screen. I …

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