Doxology

“For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.” (Matt 6:13 KJV) By Stephen W. Hiemstra Newer translations of the Bible exclude the doxology: “For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” [1]. Why? Jesus gave the disciples the Lord’s Prayer to teach them […]

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Doxología

“Porque Tuyo es el reino y el poder y la gloria para siempre. Amén.” (Matt 6:13 NBH) Por Stephen W. Hiemstra Translaciones recientes de la Biblia excluyen la doxología:“Porque Tuyo es el reino y el poder y la gloria para siempre. Amén.” [1] ¿Por qué? Jesús dio los discípulos el Padre Nuestro que les enseñara a […]

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Lift Your Eyes to the Lord

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:1-2 ESV) By Stephen W. Hiemstra Faith is a life-saver. One of the deadliest of lies is that we are alone, without hope.  We know from Christ that God […]

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Temptation and Evil

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” (Matt 6:13) By Stephen W. Hiemstra Do you ever worry about Satan? Satan’s role in tempting us and promoting evil in the world is found throughout scripture. In the Garden of Eden, Satan is pictured as a snake who rebels against God and tempts […]

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Tentación y Mal

“Y no nos metas (no nos dejes caer) en tentación, sino líbranos del mal (del maligno).” (Matt 6:13 NBH) Por Stephen W. Hiemstra ¿Alguna vez te preocupas por Satanás? El papel de Satanás en tentarnos y promover el mal en el mundo se encuentra en toda las Escrituras. En el Jardín de Edén, Satanás es […]

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Resurrection of the Body

By Stephen W. Hiemstra One big anxiety that amputees experience is that lost body parts embody their identity in ways that must now change. The pain is particularly acute when the body part is associated with a beloved activity. Our hearts go out, for example, to the runner who loses a leg or the brilliant […]

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Resurrección del Cuerpo

Por Stephen W. Hiemstra Una ansiedad grande que amputados experimenten es que las partes de cuerpo perdido encarnan su identidad en maneras que ahora deben cambiar. Esta dolor es aguda particularmente cuando la parte del cuerpo es asociado con una actividad amada. Nuestras corazones están con, por ejemplo, para un corredor quien pierde una pierna […]

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You Forgive; We Forgive

“and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matt 6:12) By Stephen W. Hiemstra Why forgive? Why be forgiving? The simple answer is because Jesus says so. Jesus makes a strong statement on forgiveness immediately following the Lord’s Prayer: For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also […]

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