Jamee Rae

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Bible facts for new believers As the inspired Word of God, the Bible provides the world with a set of standards and principles to live by. The authors were humans who were divinely guided to write words of eternal truths and to communicate the will of God.
Bible Study On Psalm 119 Christians can use David as example of pursuing God wholeheartedly. David sowed a large amount of quality spiritual seeds into his soul and into nutrient-rich soil. And out of it blossomed the fruits of the spirit .
Bulletin Covers that Promote the Church Brand With new technology and an increase in available online art and photographs, church bulletins can be well designed, work as outreach materials and promote the church brand. This article offers key elements to producing value-based church bulletins.
California Baptist University -- Bible College The <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> ranked California Baptist University as the 2008 Best Master's College. The California Southern Baptist Convention founded the accredited university in 1950 and today it has about 3,700 students enrolled.
Christianity versus New Ageism The Bible says that thoughts and actions that have not been filtered through the Holy Spirit actually war against the truth of God. For anyone who is new to Christianity, this concept is one of the hardest to understand, but also one of the most important. Christians must get in the habit of ignoring initial responses in order to perform the perfect will of God.
Contemporary Christian Music In Today's Church Contemporary Christian music that brings God honor and focuses on Jesus can have the same spiritual benefits as hymns. In addition, worship with more modern music has proven to help retain Christian youth and resulted in the conversion of many adults.
Easter Sunday - The Resurrection and The Words of Jesus After Jesus died on the cross and was resurrected, He spent 40 days on earth. In all, more than 500 people became witnesses to the prophetic promise that was fulfilled. The gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John provide an overview of Jesus' teachings, instructions and inspiration as the resurrected Christ.
Editing and Proofreading Christian Materials For Christian writers and designers, mistakes can't be eradicated, but they can be minimized. This article provides a few editing and proofreading tips that will prevent major design flaws and textual errors.
Good Friday: The Passion of Christ The story of Good Friday can be studied and discussed in many ways. There's the why of it, the how of it, the people involved in it, and the repercussions of it. But the bottom line to the Good Friday story is that Jesus suffered and died so that mankind could be saved and find peace.
Prayer that Draws God Near Prayer builds a bridge between Christians and God, and ensures that hearts remain softened, forgiveness is attained and peace is at hand. This article provides an hour-long process of prayer that draws God near and offers revelation and instruction.
Spiritual Warfare - Put On The Belt of Truth To know truth is good, but Christians must embrace truth at all times and agree to continually grow in it. Truth is found within the 66 books of the Bible, from Genesis 1:1 through Revelation 22:21. Though the authors of the Bible are human and fallible, the written words are infallible.
Spiritual Warfare - Put On The Shield of Faith Faith requires that there be some kind of testing. If a Christian was never tested, then they would not even need to have faith. Therefore, faith is more valuable in hard times than good because it proves a Christian's allegiance and reliance on God.
Spiritual Warfare - Put On The Sword of the Spirit In terms of offensive weapons necessary for the spiritual battle, the Sword of the Spirit is by far a Christian's most valuable. Combined with fasting, prayer, praise and worship, the Sword of the Spirit has the power to thwart all the plans of the enemy, and to turn what appears to be a losing battle into a major victory for the Kingdom of God.
Spiritual Warfare - The Armor of God and Breastplate of Righteousness To put on the breastplate of righteousness, Christians must know who they are in Christ and they should be bold in asking God for help, protection and provision. Believer should pray and intercede for themselves and on behalf of others, and they should be willing to take off every layer of the word and replace them with the good things of God.
Spiritual Warfare - What is the The Full Armor of God? Christians are considered soldiers in the Army of God. With a spiritual war being fought in the unseen realm and in the lives of people, it is important to be ready for battle by putting on the full Armor of God.
Spiritual Warfare as a Christian Reality There is spiritual warfare going on in the unseen realm. The battle is between good and evil forces; between fallen angels and Christians who have the Spirit of God within.
The Biblical Principle of Sowing and Reaping Christians with insufficiency sometimes hold tight to what they have when it would be wise for them to use it for seed. The law of sowing and reaping is called a law for a reason. It is a Godly principle and part of a covenant He made with Adam and all of Creation in Genesis 8:22.
The Passion of Christ - Peter's Denial of Christ Peter went from denying Christ to becoming the leader of the 12 apostles, proving the words spoken by Jesus in Matthew 16:17: "<i>And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My Church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it</i>."
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Each January, Christians observe Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The teachings for this event come from the International Joint Committee of the World Council of Churches and the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
What are the Stations of the Cross? The goal in offering traditional devotions through the Stations of the Cross is to help Christians make a personal spiritual pilgrimage through prayer and meditation. During this time, Christians are asked to carefully consider the main scenes of Christ's sacrifice on the cross of Calvary.
What is a Rhema Word from God? The rhema word in Biblical terms refers to a portion of scripture that "speaks" to a believer. In most cases, a rhema word received while reading the Bible applies to a current situation or need. In essence, the rhema word is timely and extremely valuable in a Christian's walk with God.
What Is Christian Discipleship and What Does It Mean? With Jesus as the model, Christians are to serve God and others. Service is the ultimate act of love. Servants of God never stop serving because of circumstances. They keep doing the will of God no matter what.
What is the Armor of God? With the devil intent on stealing, killing and destroying everything Godly and good, it is essential that Christians put on the Armor of God. This prayer is one method for protecting oneself against the wiles of the devil as described in Ephesians 6:10-18.
What is the Ascension and The Great Commission? The Great Commission. They are the words of Jesus spoken just prior to his ascension following the 40 days he lived on earth as the resurrected Christ. It is called The Great Commission because it is a command that disciples go into the world and spread the Gospel. In fact, Matthew 18:16-20 is often used when teaching or preaching on the subject of service, missions and evangelism.
What is the Great Commision? When the resurrected Jesus spoke the The Great Commission to his disciples, he didn't ask them to consider the idea of going and making disciples, nor did he ask them to pray about it. In fact, Jesus didn't allow room for questions, arguments or misinterpretations. When Jesus said "Go" he meant immediately and didn't provide an opportunity for the disciples to think he was speaking of a future mission.

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