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  • FIRST-PERSON: Watch your speed

    by David Jeremiah, posted Thursday, August 11, 2016 (one year ago)

    The idea of speed extends beyond the automotive realm, David Jeremiah writes in examining "the speed of our lives relative to our spiritual needs." A proper speed, the California pastor notes, yields contentment; knowledge of Scripture; service for Christ and healthy relationships. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: A solid investment

    by David Jeremiah, posted Tuesday, July 12, 2016 (2 years ago)

    "Millions of us have experienced the uncertainty of creating a solid investment portfolio as the stock market rises and falls like a rollercoaster," David Jeremiah writes. But, he notes, the Bible's fundamental investment strategy has little to do with accumulating money. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: The Great Barrier Reach

    by David Jeremiah, posted Tuesday, August 04, 2015 (2 years ago)

    "The greatest barrier reach in history was when Jesus Christ left the ivory palaces of heaven to immerse Himself in the dusty streets of Galilee," David Jeremiah writes. "… That's the greatest barrier reach in history because the gulf between God's holiness and our sinfulness is wider than a billion Grand Canyons…." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Remote controls: What would life be like without them?

    by David Jeremiah, posted Friday, July 10, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Remote controls illustrate some issues in our culture today, David Jeremiah writes. "Everybody wants to be in charge (of the remote)," the California pastor writes. "Nobody can focus (while flipping channels). … We become blind to what we are viewing if we aren't careful." His counsel: "Yield your time, treasure and talent to God as you turn your remote control over to Him." Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Is any problem too big for God?

    by David Jeremiah, posted Friday, May 15, 2015 (3 years ago)

    California pastor David Jeremiah reflects on NASA's problem-solving for Apollo 13 as an illustration of the ways God solves His followers' problems. "When we are stretched beyond our human limits, we find ourselves in [God's] limitless domain. He welcomes our cries and loves to provide solutions to our problems," Jeremiah writes. Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Gain to lose?

    by David Jeremiah, posted Monday, April 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    EL CAJON, Calif. (BP) -- "Only in the Christian life," California pastor David Jeremiah writes, "does surrender bring victory, and only in loving Him more than 'these things' (John 21:15) can we gain to lose and lose to gain." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: All we need

    by David Jeremiah, posted Monday, March 16, 2015 (3 years ago)

    California pastor David Jeremiah writes that Christ alone is "the simple plan of salvation" in a world "filled with religions that want to … add works, to add rules, to add fear." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Preparing for the Big Day

    by David Jeremiah, posted Tuesday, February 17, 2015 (3 years ago)

    California pastor David Jeremiah, looking heavenward, writes of the Bridegroom, the bride and the Marriage Supper of the Lamb -- "the greatest wedding in the history of the universe." Read More

  • FIRST-PERSON: Those adoring angels

    by David Jeremiah, posted Tuesday, December 23, 2014 (3 years ago)

    While angels are often undervalued in the nativity scene, in reality they had a key role in the events leading up to the night of Jesus's birth, David Jeremiah writes. Read More

  • THANKSGIVING: Thankful Pilgrims in a new world

    by David Jeremiah, posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (3 years ago)

    David Jeremiah recounts the Pilgrims' faith in giving thanks in their new world after weathering a fearsome ocean voyage and subsequent winter. And, noting the frequency of Jesus' thanksgiving in the Scriptures, Jeremiah suggests, "Try it right now. Start your journey each day seeking ways to thank your Heavenly Father." Read More