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What Do Jesus and Charlie the Tuna have in Common?

What Do Jesus and Charlie the Tuna have in Common?

April 6 is National Sorry Charlie Day and a perfect opportunity to point out that rejection isn’t always a bad thing. The mascot of this national day is Charlie the Tuna, a cool fish who was repeatedly rejected by SunKist. As a result, he didn’t have to die right away to become canned tuna. Jesus was rejected and died on the cross, making it possible for us to never die! If The best possible proof that rejection isn't always bad is the fact that Jesus, the most amazing person who ever walked the earth, was rejected.
What do Scriptures Say about Cheating on our Taxes?

What do Scriptures Say about Cheating on our Taxes?

Paying taxes to a government run by career politicians who don’t seem to answer to the people anymore can be galling, but God provides clear direction on the topic. Jesus paid taxes and we are expected to, as well. If we aren’t careful, we could easily fall into the trap of cheating on taxes because “everyone does it” or because we believe we aren’t likely to get caught. The following scriptures provide God’s point of view on paying taxes.
Scriptures about How the Lord is Truly a God of Love

Scriptures about How the Lord is Truly a God of Love

It’s tough to ignore that the world has rejected the love of God and often labels his Word as “hate speech.” Nothing could be more ludicrous. The following are scriptures about the love of God plus some personal testimony, to add witness to the Word.
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The One Word that Sums Up Christianity

There is actually a name that sums up the secret to life and eternity, and that name is Jesus. But what word is there that tells the whole story about Christianity? The most powerful word that may sum things up most perfectly is: “Believe.” 
Outside of yuletide season, sometimes it takes terrible tragedy to get us to dislodge ourselves from the pew or the couch and actually do something for others. Hurricane Harvey’s devastation has motivated many thousands of people to roll up their sleeves

Hearts that are Opened to Give

Outside of yuletide season, sometimes it takes terrible tragedy to get us to dislodge ourselves from the pew or the couch and actually do something for others. Hurricane Harvey’s devastation has motivated many thousands of people to roll up their sleeves and help, including neighbor helping neighbor.