4 Teens | July 2015
Although we have different experiences, some problems are common to us all. Most people will face a bully at some stage of their life. It may be a daily problem or an irregular occurrence. While we may think bullies are confined to the schoolyard, we can actually come across them at any age. King David was no different in this regard. As we study David’s responses to this problem, we can learn how to cope with bullies too.
After David’s victory over Goliath, he came to live with king Saul. During this time, David was made a leader in the army. However, the relationship between David and Saul was uneasy from the very first day. As the Israelite army marched back from battle, women came out from their houses to sing songs about the victory; how Saul had killed thousands and David, tens of thousands.
Tuesday | 07 July 2015
Paul was comfortable that he had been appointed by Jesus Christ to be an apostle to the Gentiles. He said plainly to Timothy, ‘I was appointed a preacher and an apostle, a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth’. However, he also readily introduced himself as a slave of Jesus Christ. In his letter to the Corinthians, he referred to himself as a ‘nobody’, even though he was not in any way inferior to the most eminent apostles. Paul understood the need to maintain the attitude and humility of a slave so that he could be useful and fruitful in the work that had been given to him by Jesus Christ. And he understood the importance of being faithful in that which is ‘little’ and that which is ‘least’. He testified to Timothy, ‘I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful,...
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The Hope of the Gospel
By Victor Hall
When he was approximately ninety-five years of age, the apostle John wrote five books of the New Testament. He wrote his Gospel, his three letters to the churches and the book of Revelation within a very short space of time.
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Our Common Salvation
This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. For there are three that testify: the Spirit and the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement. 1Jn 5:6-8.
The Mysteries of the Kingdom of God
To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? It is like… A sower who went out to sow - A mustard seed - A treasure hidden in the field - A dragnet cast into the sea - A king who wished to settle accounts - A man who had a fig tree in his vineyard.
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Restoring My Soul | Free Christian Daily Devotions
'Restoring my soul' is a monthly daily devotional guide produced by Restoration Publications. The title is taken from the well-known words of the psalmist, ´He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name´s sake´. Psa 23:3. This verse beautifully portrays a vibrant devotional life. The purpose of the devotional guide is to help individuals and families digest the word of God in daily portions.
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