Without a doubt, the most famous statue of Jesus in the entire world is Christ the Redeemer. Overlooking the sprawling city of Rio de Janeiro in South America, the Redeemer…
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Let’s say you’ve accidentally ran your truck off a mountain-side road. Now, you’re trapped in a vehicle that’s dangling over the side of a deep cliff. In that situation, what’s your first priority?
For driver Mathew Sitko, the answer was as obvious as it was wrong.
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Do you remember your conversion experience – the moment you realized your need of a Savior and committed your life to Him? Were you in a church? At a spiritual retreat? Among close friends? Were you overjoyed? Grateful? At peace?
Regardless of the circumstances, your conversion was probably nothing like that of C. S. Lewis.
There were lots of reasons the famous Texan, Sam Houston, was referred to as “Big Drunk.” He was larger than life, and he was rough around the edges. He was a life-long brawler that could handle himself in a fight, whether it was a political one, a military one, or even a marital one.
Then he met Jesus and was baptized…and everything changed.
While no two Christmas lists are ever the exact same, it’s a sure bet that most kids want the hi-tech staples that have come to define our culture: an iPad, a video game or two, and a new cell phone. But a few kids from India had a different list entirely; they just wanted to be set free from slavery.
And thanks to a recent raid, they got just what they wanted.
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“The commands of Christ are not upon the legal tenor of ‘this do and live,’ but upon the gospel system of ‘live and do this.’ We are not to be attentive to the precepts in order to be saved, but because we are saved. Our master motive is to be grateful to Him who has saved us with a great salvation.”
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On a snowy February night in 1940, William Miller’s speeding car careened off an icy road near his hometown of Harrisburg, PA. He was ejected through the windshield and landed in a snow bank, unconscious. Fortunately, a man named Warren Felty was driving by, found him, and took him to a hospital.
But this wouldn’t be the last time Warren Felty would pull William Miller’s unconscious body from the snow.