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Do Other People’s Testimonies Make You Wonder, “But What About My Prayers?”

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We love hearing testimonies of how God intervened in an amazing way in someone’s life. A child healed. A financial need solved. A marriage restored. A longing fulfilled.

Yet even as we celebrate with the person telling us the glorious story, there may be a part of us that (if we’re being totally honest here) can be a little distracted; a part of us that, instead of celebrating, might be quietly asking, “But what about my prayers?”

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Are You Secretly Hoping to Hit the Jackpot When You Tithe?

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The Bible itself supports the idea that we can’t out-give God. For example, there’s the verse in Luke that says, “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” (Luke 6:38).

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YouVersion’s New App Lets You Literally Picture Your Life Through the Lens of God’s Word

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We love capturing images of our lives. Now a new app called Bible Lens is making it possible to see those images from a different perspective, transforming snapshots into artistic, shareable images that celebrate God’s Word. Bible Lens is the latest innovation of YouVersion, a ministry that helps people engage with Scripture online and on their phones. Celebrating their tenth anniversary of impact, YouVersion (by Life.Church) is a ministry partner of Biblica, making the NIV and other Biblica translations available …

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The Impact of Changing Language on the Unchanging Word of God

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Language changes. No one disputes the fact that words like “alien” and “thong” have come to have different meanings than they did thirty years ago. What impact does that have on the Bible as the inerrant, unchanging Word of God? It’s hardly a new problem. When the King James version was translated in 1611, contemporary language of the day contained words like jangling, subtil, holpen, and vaunteth. Real oxen and goats were described in Scripture as unicorns and satryrs, words …

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For Less than 67 Cents, You Can Introduce a Young Person in India to Jesus

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“I didn’t make it to the NFL on my own,” admits Rashied Davis, formerly a wide receiver for the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. “God put people in my life who helped me accomplish everything I’ve been able to accomplish. So it’s been my life mission from the time I met Christ to give back to those who deal with the same stuff I grew up with.”
Today Rashied has retired from the National Football League and serves as a Biblica Ambassador. And one of the Biblica projects that is especially close to his heart is The Game of Life—a sports program that is providing young people in India with the opportunity to be impacted by athletics, discipleship, testimonies of Christian athletes in their country, and the Word of God.

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NFL Stars Team Up with Biblica for Sports-Themed Outreach in South Asia

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Four NFL veterans have teamed up with Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), to throw their weight behind a sports outreach that aims to score with thousands of young people in South Asia through “the other football.” Photo: Former NFL star Rashied Davis with participants in a soccer event in India who received a copy of Biblica’s Game of Life book, featuring Scripture and testimonies of leading Indian soccer players. Matt Forte, Anthony “Spice” Adams, Rashied Davis, and Ray McElroy—who …