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Relieving Depression with Gratitude

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The Bible makes such a big deal about gratitude. God’s Word instructs us to give praise and thanksgiving to God for everything (Eph. 5:20), in all circumstances (1 Thess. 5:18), with all of our hearts (Psalm 9:1), with our words, (Psalm 9:1), with singing and with joy (Psalm 95:1-3).

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Do Modern Bibles Such as the NIV Leave Out Verses?

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Does the NIV Bible translation omit verses? Does the NIV leave out verses traditionally included in older Bibles? In this article, you’ll learn the answer to these questions and more. You can also watch the video at the top and/or bottom of this page for a more interactive experience. Are There Verses Missing From the NIV Bible? Did you know that modern Bible translations have fewer verses in them than some of the earliest printed Bibles such as the King …

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7 Well-Known Bible Story Pictures That Aren’t Actually in the Bible

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The following biblical images will probably be familiar to you, either as word pictures or actual drawings and artwork. You’ve heard them described in sermons. You’ve seen them depicted in picture books, greeting cards, and artwork. You may even think you know exactly where to find them in the Bible.

There’s one problem. They’re not actually in the Bible. At all.

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apostle Paul

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The Apostle Paul has been the subject of movies, books, and too many sermons and Sunday School lessons to count. But if you think you know everything there is to know about this influential missionary and writer of half of the New Testament, think again. We hope this article makes for some fascinating reading for you and a provided new perspective on the man who “saw the light” (Acts 9:3) and went on to play a huge role in giving …