Spiritual Growth

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Aquila and Priscilla: A Look at a Marriage Made to Serve the Lord

One day last year, while driving, I heard a short sermon on Aquila and Priscilla. Previously, they had been relatively unknown to me. As I listened to their story, I was captivated by this couple who served in ministry together and risked their life to share the gospel.   If you are familiar with Aquila …

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Olive tree, Olives in the Bible

A Fascinating Study of Olives in the Bible (plus Olive Trees, Olive Oil and Olive Branches)

Olives in the Bible play a prominent part in many of the biblical stories and passages we enjoy.   For the Christians in a post-Roman world, olive oil was a holy symbol. Believers found their identity, their symbol of belonging, in the olive. Even monasteries used olives for sacraments, food, and lighting, which provided a …

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Her Husband has full confidence in her, Does Yours? A Look at Proverbs 31:11

Her husband has full confidence in her. At first read of Proverbs 31:10-31, it may be easy to overlook this verse. In fact, the verse only indirectly mentions the Proverbs 31 woman. Instead, it tells us that her husband has full confidence in her (TRUSTS her) and lacks nothing of value.   What an incredible testimony …

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