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It Costs Something to be a True Christian!

“And you cannot be My disciple if you do not carry your own cross and follow Me.” Luke 14:27 It costs something to be a true Christian! Let that never be forgotten. To be a ‘mere nominal Christian’, and go to church—is cheap and easy work. But to hear Christ’s voice,…and follow Christ,…and believe in …

How To Read The Bible

READ THE BIBLE WITH AN EARNEST DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND IT.Do not be content to just read the words of Scripture. Seek to grasp the message they contain. READ THE SCRIPTURES WITH A SIMPLE, CHILDLIKE FAITH & HUMILITY.Believe what God reveals. Reason must bow to God’s revelation. READ THE WORD WITH A SPIRIT OF OBEDIENCE AND …