Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
In this handbook, produced by the General Conference Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, Calvin Smith outlines five types of Bible studies, how to find Bible study contacts, how to give a Bible study, what to do when you arrive at the study, gaining decisions for Christ, and much more. We pray this resources is a blessing!
This new Reflections of Hope episode takes us to the ancient Phoenician city of Tyre. As Taj Pacleb takes time to walk thru the ruins of this ancient city of the past, he reminds us of some powerful principles so relevant to the modern, materialistic world we live in today. Please pause and ponder these profound life lessons from the past.
In this second message on the Holy Spirit, filmed at the Godhead Symposium in Dinuba CA, Dr. Frank Hasel talks about the personal characteristics of the Holy Spirit. Inspiration tells us: "We cannot use the Holy Spirit. The Spirit is to use us. Through the Spirit God works in His people 'to will and to do of His good pleasure.' Philippians 2:13. But many will not submit to this. They want to manage themselves. This is why they do not receive the heavenly gift." (DA 672) We pray this message is a blessing!
In this practical and inspiring message, filmed at the "God We Worship" Godhead Symposium in Dinuba California, Dr. Frank Hasel talks about the amazing work of the Holy Spirit in our daily lives. Truly the Holy Spirit is a gift we should seek after with all our heart.
In this short download we are reminded of why "Gratitude" is so important! This page of soul inspiration comes from the recent Executive Committee Newsletter (Jan/Feb 2019). We pray you are re-inspired with a spirit of gratitude for all God's blessings, for truly, a merry heart does good like a medicine.
In this inspiring and thought provoking article, Dr. Ekkehardt Mueller shares practical lessons from the Biblical character Ezra. As we will learn from life of Ezra, study of the Word of God is a prerequisite for knowing God, His plan of Salvation and His will. It is also the foundation of the Christian's spiritual journey. This article, from Elder's Digest, is sure to be a blessing!
In this video message, filmed at the West Wilmington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Wilmington DE, Melody Mason, shares a message titled: "Our Greatest Need." But the "Greatest Need" that she speaks of is probably not what you might first expect. This message is a sobering wake-up call for the church of today! (Message starts at 29 minutes.)
Do you ever feel discouraged or lonely, wondering if God cares, if He really understands, or hears your prayers? It's time to put all doubt aside as you read this beautiful "love letter" from your Heavenly Father. Pulled directly from the passages of Scripture, this PDF download is one that you may want to print up and keep in your Bible to read often. Never forget, no matter what happens in your life, God loves you! And His love never changes!
In this inspiring episode, Taj Pacleb takes us once again into the ocean, below the surface of the black night, to see giant Manta Rays dancing in the light! Considered by many as the best night dive in the world, this short video shares breathtaking views as well as powerful spiritual lessons of what it means to live in the Light! The Bible says, "I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life." (John 8:12)
In this sermon presented by Hope Lives 365, Pastor Mark Finley gives biblical truth and hope when you find yourself struggling as a Christian with the trials of life. The Bible tells us, "As for me, I will call upon God, And the LORD shall save me. Evening and morning and at noon I will pray, and cry aloud, And He shall hear my voice. He has redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me, For there were many against me." (Ps. 55:16-18) Truly you are not alone, for God wants to fight your battles for you. Look to Him!
In this final episode of the "United in Prayer" series, we find the great army of Syria coming against Judah. King Jehoshaphat proclaims time for fasting and prayer. "We have no might against this great multitude, neither know we what to do, but our eyes are upon you," he praise. This video shows how God answered this powerful prayer!
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