Faith and Inspiration

How To Be An Ambassador For Heaven

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Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. - 2 Corinthians 5:20 NASB In his second letter to the church in Corinth, the apostle Paul pointedly referred to Christians as "ambassadors for Christ." If you are like me, I always thought that was an odd description, one that is worthy of further study. To begin with, we have to analyze what an ambassador is. The Oxford dictionary gives two definitions for ambassador. First, an ambassador is "an accredited diplomat sent by a...

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No Spirit of Fear Here

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"For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." - 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV The apostle Paul used his letters to Timothy to provide encouragement for the young pastor to stand firm in his faith, particularly in times of persecution. This same encouragement applies to believers today. Throughout church history, there have been various forms of persecution to the Christian faith. This began with the arrest, flogging, and crucifixion of Jesus Christ Himself. The persecution then continued with the murder of eleven of the twelve apostles. This persecution...

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True Hope in the Midst of Chaos

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"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." - John 16:33 NKJV Wars. Diseases. Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Famine. Our world experiences various kinds of trials and tribulations. If you have lived any amount of time, you have experienced some form of tribulation. The words of Jesus assure us that everyone will face tribulation, as long as we are in this world. There is no getting out of it. There are no free passes, or "Get out of jail...

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2020 - The Birth of the Outspoken Faith Designs Store

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The team at Outspoken Faith Designs is excited to present our new eCommerce store! It is no accident this store was created during the time of uncertainty we are all currently facing, particularly in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. While there are many who are anxious and feel hopeless during these trials, we believe now is the perfect time to provide hope and encouragement to each other. That's why our team has carefully selected the products we sell. As you can see, we believe in offering high quality products at a reasonable price. But, our vision is so much...

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