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Stephen Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College, asks and answers the question “What is Reformation Day?” October 31st, 1517 was a day that changed the entire world. You can read his article here, and I strongly recommend you do.

Have a happy Reformation Day!

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Christian, are you thinking about “throwing in the towel”?

Things haven’t gone the way you thought they would. You can’t seem to discern what God  is doing in your life. Your heartfelt prayers are rarely answered with a “yes,” but far more often with a “no” or a “wait.” You wonder if it’s all worth it. You may even think you’d be better off without it – you “tried Jesus” and it just didn’t work.

Don’t! Pick yourself up, shake it off, and remember the words of Peter in John 6:66-69: As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore. So Jesus said to the twelve, “You do not want to go away also, do you?” Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life. We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God.”

Where else can we, or would we, go? To whom would we go? The Lord Jesus Christ is the only One who can save, sanctify, and keep us. Without Him, we have nothing. There is nowhere else to go.

Stay with Him even if you don’t understand; even if your image of your life is different from His; and even if you think you’re His forgotten child.

Honestly, what’s the alternative?

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