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“Eat drink and be merry.” Who said that? (and don’t guess Dave Matthews)February 4th, 2016 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 are used in everyday conversation.  Most of us use them, but most of us have…read more

The Three Chairs – Chair 3February 3rd, 2016 by 

 If you don’t receive our emails, sign up now. Watch more Two Minute Teachings here. This Two Minute Teaching is an excerpt from the powerful equipping and motivating message presented by Juan Valdes, titled The Three Chairs. Get the full video! The Three Chairs…read more

Can you be a Christian if you don’t believe in the resurrection?February 1st, 2016 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope God’s Word is very clear on this.  Salvation is by the grace of God through faith (Ephesians 2:8).  That faith is believing in the Person and works of the Lord Jesus Christ—believing that…read more

“By the skin of my teeth!” Who Said That?January 29th, 2016 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 are used in everyday conversation.  Most of us use them, but most of us…read more

The Three Chairs — Chair 2January 27th, 2016 by 

 If you don’t receive our emails, sign up now. Watch more Two Minute Teachings here. This Two Minute Teaching is an excerpt from the powerful equipping and motivating message presented by Juan Valdes, titled The Three Chairs. Get the full video! The Three Chairs…read more

Does Mark 16:9-20 belong in the Bible?January 25th, 2016 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope Question:  A friend recently asked me why different Bible versions have different endings for the last part of Mark 16.  Should the chapter end at verse 8? Or should verses 9-20 be included?  I couldn’t give…read more

“A house divided cannot stand” Who said that?January 21st, 2016 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 are used in everyday conversation.  Most of us use them, but most of…read more

The Three Chairs — Chair 1January 21st, 2016 by 

 If you don’t receive our emails, sign up now. Watch more Two Minute Teachings here. This Two Minute Teaching is an excerpt from the powerful equipping and motivating message presented by Juan Valdes, titled The Three Chairs. Get the full video! The Three Chairs…read more

Is it okay to be angry with God?January 18th, 2016 by 

by Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope We all get angry.  Anger is a human emotion and it’s one that we all deal with—some more effectively than others.   Even Jesus, in His humanity, felt and displayed anger.  But Jesus’ anger was different. …read more

Are You Part of the Puzzle?January 14th, 2016 by 

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope Life sometimes seems like a puzzle.  And we must remind ourselves that God has a purpose and plan in each of our lives. When Jesus saved us it was not only into a relationship with Him,…read more

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