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Do our pets go to Heaven when they die?October 21st, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   This is a question that we would love to be able to answer, yes.  We all love our pets (at least most of our pets) and we hope that they will live…read more

A Pillow of Stone and Rest in GenesisOctober 17th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   This is the second in a series of articles looking at stones in the Bible.  We know that stones were used as the instrument for administering a form of capital punishment in…read more

God’s Amazing Giraffe!October 16th, 2014 by 

Watch as Reasons for Hope’s Carl Kerby explains God’s amazing design in creating the giraffe.   Sign up now to receive our Two Minute Teachings in your inbox.  You’ll also receive a free gift! Watch more Two Minute Teachings here. This Two Minute…read more

In addition to Yahweh (YHVH), Yeshua and Jesus, what other names for God are in the Bible?October 13th, 2014 by 

Question: I’ve been told that God has many names.  I know of Yahweh, Yeshua and Jesus, but what other names are there?  And why are there other names?  Aren’t Yahweh, Yeshua and Jesus enough?   By Shari Abbott, Reasons for…read more

Don’t get stoned again!  Stones in Genesis and ExodusOctober 10th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   The title of this article could mean a lot of things to different people.  Many will catch the word play on the song, “Won’t Get Fooled Again” (1971, The Who), but to ancient Israel…read more

“The root (or heart) of the matter.” Who said that?October 9th, 2014 by 

From the book, Who said that? Common everyday sayings…where do they come from? by Shari Abbott   There are so many pithy (concise and forcefully expressive) sayings that we use in everyday conversation.  And, many of these common, everyday sayings originate from…read more

HOPE: the last lesson of The Three ChairsOctober 9th, 2014 by 

This is our last lesson on Joshua and The Three Chairs.      If you missed previous lessons, you can watch them here: 1) The Joshua Chair— the on-fire Christian, who desires to live relationship with God. 2) The Lukewarm Chair—the lukewarm Christian…read more

Responses to “Is it a sin to drink alcohol?”October 6th, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Last week’s Got Question addressed, Is it a sin to drink alcohol?  Our website “lit up” with visitors.  It crashed several times with too much traffic, but fortunately recovered quickly.  If you…read more

Confident Faith to FEAR NOTOctober 3rd, 2014 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   We all fear.  It’s an emotion that grabs and grips us with a hold that is strong and controlling.  Fear rises up in us when we find ourselves in dangerous situations, when…read more

The Problems with Chair #2 and with AmericaOctober 2nd, 2014 by 

We’re wrapping up our Two Minute Teachings on Joshua and The Three Chairs.     This week we’ll look at the problems with chair #2 and with our country.  Next week…..there’s HOPE!   Sign up now to receive our Two Minute Teachings in…read more

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