The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But $160,140 isn’t so bad if you break it down. It translates into $8,896.66 a year, $741.38 a month, or $171.08 week. That’s a mere $24.24 a day! Just over a dollar an hour. Continue reading
JOSEPH DAMIEN WAS a nineteenth-century missionary who ministered to people with leprosy on the island of Molokai, Hawaii. Those suffering grew to love him and revered the sacrificial life he lived out before them. One morning before Damien was to lead daily worship, he was pouring some hot water into a cup when the water swirled out and fell onto his bare foot. Continue reading
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Where In The Bible Will I Find: What People Out Of Christ Are Missing?
To be in Christ is to be in His church where Jesus says all spiritual blessings are found (Eph.1:3). Jesus said, “..upon this rock I will build my church” (Matt.16:18). All authority in true religion is given to Jesus by God, and He is the one to whom all Christians give their allegiance (Matt.28:18-20). Paul to the Ephesians said, “And (God GC) hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him that filleth all in all” (Eph.1:22-23). Continue reading