The Heaven Promise: Engaging the Bible's Truth About Life to

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God will take care of anything that needs to be dealt with. If the goal of the church is Christlikeness, then the diet for the church must be the Bible. Do the "good" things outweigh the "bad" things for you? But that doesn’t mean we should pretend an action which the Bible describes as sin is not a sin. Prior to admission to membership in the annual conference, such recognition of orders may be given upon recommendation of the bishop and Board of Ordained Ministry. 2.

Pages: 224

Publisher: WaterBrook; Reprint edition (November 15, 2016)

ISBN: 1601426291

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