Give the Gift of Scripture Engagement this Christmas – Bible Gateway Blog

By Clark Christian There are gifts for a season and gifts that last! Giving gifts each year can become less about meaning and more about checking off a to-do list. Because of this, items bought and wrapped for family or friends can be unused, forgotten, or regifted shortly after the New Year. This year give... Read more

The Reformed Gift Guide Top Gift Ideas for 2020! – Tim Challies

This sponsored post was prepared by Missional Wear This has been a year unlike any other, which means that getting your Christmas list checked off early is even more important that ever! My friends at Missional Wear have all of the best gift ideas here in one place, so you’re sure to find something for... Read more

Open Your Gift (And Then Give It Away!) – Encouragement for Today – November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020Open Your Gift (And Then Give It Away!)KAREN EHMANLee en espaolJust as each one has received a gift, use it to serve others, as good stewards of the varied grace of God. 1 Peter 4:10 (CSB) Have you ever been envious of another persons talents or even their spiritual gifts secretly wishing you were... Read more

RELEVANT’s 2020 Christmas Gift Guide | RELEVANT

At the end of a very odd year, were all probably feeling a little more eager to show the people we care about how much they mean to us. And nothing says, glad you made it through 2020 quite like a thoughtful Christmas present. But of course, getting someone a present is easier said than... Read more

The Gift Of You – Encouragement Café – October 29

The Gift Of You By Beth Mabe GianopulosThen Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, Go back, each of you, to your mothers home. May the Lord show you kindness, as you have shown kindness to your dead husbands and to me.  May the Lord grant that each of you will find rest in the home of... Read more

The Gift of Woundedness | by Francis Frangipage

The world and all it contains was created for one purpose: to showcase the grandeur of God’s Son. In Jesus, the nature of God is magnificently and perfectly revealed; He is the “express image” of God (Hebrews 1:3 KJV). Yet to gaze upon Christ is also to see God’s pattern for man. As we seek... Read more

Canterbury Diocese backs call for Gift Aid emergency relief

(Photo: Unsplash/Joel Muniz)The Diocese of Canterbury is backing a campaign calling for Gift Aid emergency relief for charities.  The call is being led by the Charities Aid Foundation, Chartered Institute of Fundraising, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Charity Finance Group and Charity Tax Group.  They warn that coronavirus has triggered "the biggest financial crisis our sector... Read more

The Gift of Our Weakness – Encouragement for Today – July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020The Gift of Our WeaknessALEXANDRA HOOVERLee en espaolBut he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is perfected in weakness. Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christs power may reside in me. 2 Corinthians 12:9 (CSB)There have been times in... Read more

The Gift We All Need | Thoughts about God by Karen Woodard

Peter replied, Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38 My husband likes to give and receive practical gifts. For instance, in January, he had snow tires put on our daughters car... Read more

Is Salvation a Reward or a Gift? Yes.

Editors’ note:  Take part in TGCs Read the Bible initiative, where were encouraging Christians and churches to read together through Gods Word in a year. When a sinner believes in Jesus they have the right to eternal life. This is a strong emphasis in the New Testament. Eternal life is Gods free gift in Christ... Read more

Wycliffe USA offers the gift of hope with yearly catalog – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — When most work has slowed down,Wycliffe Bible Translatorsis ramping up production especially on their Christmas catalog. Every year, Wycliffe Bible Translators publishes a catalog of Bible translation projects so that people can help give the gift of Gods Word to those who have never heard it before. Gifts can be made directly... Read more

Physical Presence Is a Spiritual Gift

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each others faith, both yours and mine. (Rom 1:1112) In his introduction to the church in Rome, Paul communicates with deep, familial emotion that he longs to be... Read more

The Gift of Freedom: The Believers Declaration of Independence

We are never truly free until the grace, goodness, and mercy of God become a reality in our personal experience. Are you a free person? Most likely, you would say that you are. Perhaps you would base your answer on the fact that you can go most anywhere you choose and do what you like... Read more

The Gift of Hymns in the Not Yet

So much of life is like the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, isnt it? Our world is full of this tension-filled, Saturday space: between grievous injustice and death on one side, and the hope of justice and resurrection on the other. Its the between-ness of life after the already of Christs coming and... Read more

Grateful for Gods Good Present of Authorities – Tim Challies

[ad_1] I was requested the opposite day what I used to be grateful for within the midst of a pandemic. My reply stunned even me. Im grateful for presidency. It was stunning, however true. Whilst I sit at house throughout a protracted, compelled lockdown, at the same time as I wonder if anybody actually has... Read more

The Reward of Grace | Every day Devotionals by Ideas about God

[ad_1] “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 Thought As a baby, I beloved to obtain items. In such a easy time of life, a present meant I used... Read more

Want a last-minute Christmas present? Do that – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Mexico (MNN) — With 5 days left till Christmas, its doable youre scrambling for last-minute presents. If theres a troublesome particular person in your Christmas listing, take into account giving Gods Phrase of their honor. Wycliffe Bible Translators makes it simple. Theyve highlighted 23 initiatives of biggest want of their 2019 Reward Catalog. (Photograph... Read more

Give the reward of hope for Christmas by supporting Bible translation – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Worldwide (MNN) Present-giving is a significant a part of Christmas celebrations, however many individuals dont even have the reward of Gods Phrase. Wycliffe Bible Translators helps Bible translation around the globe into native languages so folks can learn Gods Phrase within the language their coronary heart understands. This 12 months, Wycliffe USA created a... Read more

Open This Reward and Strive To not Cry – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] By Heidi Gaul For to us a baby is born, to us a son is given, and the federal government can be on his shoulders. And he can be known as Fantastic Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 (NIV) The Christmas tree is embellished, and stockings are hung. Carols waft... Read more

An Undeserved Present | by Max Lucado

[ad_1] Many individuals acquired Gods present of life by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ. Romans 5:15 (NCV) We take our free present of salvation and attempt to earn it or diagnose it or pay for it as a substitute of merely saying thanks and accepting it. Ironic as it might seem, one... Read more

Christmas Reward Concepts for Everybody on Your Checklist

[ad_1] Construct Up and Encourage Books and Bibles make nice presents for family and friends membersproviding sound doctrine and genuinely encouraging fact to Christians at any age. Browse by class to seek out the right match for these in your record this season. For Everybody New Morning Mercies: A Each day Gospel Devotional (Hardcover, Reward... Read more

The 2019 RELEVANT Christmas Present Information | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Christmas procuring is difficult today, however because of this years reward information, it doesnt have to be. Weve curated a group of inexpensive, particular presents that not solely look nice and are made to final, but in addition give again to wonderful causes, encourage sustainability and assist true artisans for everybody in your life.... Read more

The Reward of Ache and The best way to Press by means of It – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] By Luke Lezon When John and Tara Blocker welcomed their daughter Ashlyn into the world, they thought she will be the most well-behaved child of all time. She hardly made a peep. Tara recalled a foul diaper rash Ashlyn had that landed them on the pediatricians workplace, however nonetheless no tears from Ashlyn. As... Read more

High Reward Concepts For 2019: A Reformed Reward Information – Tim Challies

[ad_1] This sponsored put up was ready by Missional Put on In some way, it’s November. Mid-November. Which suggests you would possibly simply be gearing as much as start your vacation purchasing. My mates at Missional Put on have been onerous at work creating distinctive items for everybody in your checklist. Here's a currated information... Read more

Reward store in Bethlehem helps school schooling and area people – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Palestine (MNN) With the vacations simply across the nook, its time to start out fascinated with Christmas purchasing. The Star Bazaar, a present store in Bethlehem, is already getting ready distinctive present gadgets from the Holy Land. Star Bazaar is the present store for Bethlehem Bible Faculty.It was initially began to usher in further... Read more