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For almost 170 years, Southern Baptists have sought to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people everywhere. The Southern Baptist Convention was formed with a Gospel vision. Its founding charter identifies its singular focus: ...for the purpose of eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the Baptist denomination of Christians, for the propagation of the Gospel... Read More...

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Today's Devotion

From the Book of Hebrews:

Why Christ assumed human nature; His superiority to angels; to Moses: danger of unbelief.

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart (Heb. 4:12).

The Word of God is our all-sufficient strength to meet our every need. Therefore, let us earnestly yield ourselves to His Word, that we may live in fellowship with Him. The Word of God is our lifeline to God. When you think about all that the Word of God does, it make sense. It feeds us spiritually. But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God (Matt. 4:4). It gives us strength to fight in the daily spiritual warfare that goes on around us. (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds) (II Cor. 10:4). It is the only offensive weapon in the armour of God. And take the helment of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God (Eph. 6:17). It is obvious that the Word of God will supply all the direction in life we will ever need. However, a map is only good if it is followed to the letter. - Continue...

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