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Pastor Austin Gardner and VBM Director Jeff Bush discuss the setbacks that discouragement and depression can have on a person in ministry, and how one can get past it. How can we overcome discouragement and even depression when we are doing ministry?  When you are down or discouraged focus on the following advice:  Don’t let the...
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-Missionary Tracy Paver “Your reasonable service.” I stared at those three words in my Bible, overcome by their meaning. I was at a missions camp in the mountains of Tennessee. I had just graduated from nursing school the month before and figured this camp would be a welcome hiatus before I dove back into the...
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O professors, if ye believed not in the wrath to come, and in hell eternal, I should not wonder that ye were unmoved by such a thought as this. But if ye believe what your Saviour said when he declared that he would destroy both body and soul in hell, I must wonder that ye...
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Jerusalem was placed in an exalted position (v.5). All other nations were around her and admired her. (Think of Jerusalem during the days of Solomon when people like the Queen of Sheba came to see what he had built.) This position of prominence and power was a privilege. They had been chosen by God to...
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The reality I live in every day is that the most populated country in the world is a place where the average person has never been introduced to the one true God that I grew up hearing about everyday. I grew up with Christian parents that from as small as I can remember told me...
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Abraham: “All peoples on earth will be blessed through you” (Genesis 12:3; cf. 18:18; 22:18). David: “Declare his glory among the nations” (1 Chronicles 16:24; cf. Psalm 96:3). “That your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations” (Psalm 67:2). Solomon: Temple dedication prayer: “That all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God and that there...
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Could it be that as men of God we have lost our vision for the world. It was not on purpose! Many have become so busy doing the work that they have lost the big picture. It is as though all were working on building a large building, bridge or railway. It is easy to...
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“I know when apostolic passion has died in my heart. It happens when I don’t spend my quiet time dreaming of the time when Jesus will be worshiped in languages that aren’t yet heard in heaven. I know it’s missing from my life when I sing about heaven, but live as if earth is my...
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1) “But I’m not called.”  You don’t know how many people I’ve met who have said to me “I agree that more people need to go to the mission field, but I’ve never heard God tell me to go.”Well, the truth is that God has already told you to go in His Word. In fact,...
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