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Rediscovering the Bible Lost in America

There’s an Old Testament story that bears striking resemblance to what’s going on today in America. It’s the story of King Josiah finding the lost Book of the Law.

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Happy Thanksgiving!
By PowerPoint Ministries | November 21, 2017

 

From everyone here at PowerPoint, we pray you have a wonderful Thanksgiving – enjoying God’s immeasurable blessings through Jesus Christ!

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We Honor and Remember
By Dr. Jack Graham | November 10, 2017

Ninety-nine years ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, in a forest in France, Germany surrendered to the Allied nations to end the most horrific war to that point in human history. They called it the Great War—the War to End All Wars.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t.  Two decades later, World War II was upon us.

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How you can break free from fear and anxiety
By Dr. Jack Graham | November 5, 2017

All of us face fear at times. So it’s important to learn how to master it, before fear robs you of your happiness and your health… and holds you back from becoming all that you were born to be.

People have dealt with fear throughout history. Noah faced fear of what others thought of him. Moses felt fearful about his inadequacies. Abraham, Esther, Gideon, Daniel, and Mary the mother of our Lord – each had fearful things to overcome.

And you can overcome your fear too!

God is calling you to do something great in His name; but if you’re afraid, you could miss it. Remember, He doesn’t always call the equipped, but He always equips the called.

If God calls you to do something, He’ll provide for your every need. So don’t be afraid to do what He’s called you to do!

Fear has been described as a small trickle of doubt that flows through the mind, until it wears such a great channel that all your thoughts drain into it. Tiny fears can build up day by day, until we find ourselves paralyzed, unable to perform.

Maybe you get a bad doctor’s report… you lose your job… or your kids rebel and you’re afraid they’ll never come to the Lord. Before you know it, doubt, fear, and anxiety creep in, and you start focusing on your fears rather than living in faith.

But you can break free of fears like these, because Jesus said in John 8:32, “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Today, stop focusing on your circumstances and instead consider your God, no matter how difficult, dramatic, or deadly your fears may...

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Impacting over 1,000,000 people worldwide with God’s truth!
By PowerPoint Ministries | November 1, 2017

Generous friends like you are helping over 1 million people around the world hear God’s truth, as they watch or listen to PowerPoint each week through TV, the radio, or online. And the impact of your gifts and prayers has been profound!

Through your generous support:

  • You’re helping proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ in over 100 countries, including Iraq, Iran, Israel, Russia, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand through PowerPoint broadcasts.
  • You’re helping bring God’s truth to people on more than 850 radio stations and over 1,100 TV stations, as well as online, as they watch or listen to PowerPoint.
  • You’re helping transform our nation with God’s truth, as PowerPoint radio broadcasts reach listeners all over the U.S.
  • You’re helping send daily encouragement to over 100,000 people, as Pastor Graham’s e-devotionals leads them deeper into God’s Word.
  • You’re helping many lonely and hurting people by enabling PowerPoint to respond to over 3,000 prayer requests each month.

Thank you for stepping out boldly in faith through your support, so many more lives can be transformed by God’s truth!

     

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Mission: Seattle
By Dr. Jack Graham | October 27, 2017

For the last year, PowerPoint has been broadcasting every weekday in Seattle on 101.5 WORD-FM. This broadcast is possible because of the gifts and donations from friends like you. 

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You’re called to be a hero!
By Dr. Jack Graham | October 4, 2017

I’m sure you know the stories of the great heroes of the faith. We have so much to learn as we look in wonder at all they achieved for the Lord. But we must beware. As we look back at these spiritual heroes, we mustn’t put them on pedestals. And we certainly mustn’t think they were in some higher “super saint” league.

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Power up your life with new joy and energy
By Jack Graham | September 4, 2017

So many Christians today waste their energy on trying too hard.

They try hard to be strong and vibrant for the Lord. And yet, many are dragged down by stress. Many feel tired and empty, and they are just running on fumes.

You can go to church on Sunday and get so full and excited singing wonderful praise songs, thinking, Lord, my life’s going to be different! But when you wake up on Monday morning, you think, Dear God, what happened? Did I backslide in my sleep? How could I feel so lifted up yesterday – and now so dead and dull?

Maybe you’re wondering the same thing today: Where is the reality of my relationship with Jesus?

As a believer, you have the Spirit of the Living God living within you – ready to give you all the joy and energy you need. He wants to help you live a powered up, fruitful, and fulfilled life.

That’s why Ephesians 5:18 tells us, “be filled with the Spirit.” The way to plug into that Holy Spirit power is to make the daily decision to pray and yield to His wise direction.

When I call my own shots, I’m depending on me. But when I pray, I begin living in dependence on God. So pray about everything – your needs, your decisions, and the people you’re going to meet. Soon you’ll find that rather than struggling to get by, you’ll be walking with new strength and energy in the Spirit-filled life God wants for you.

     

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Every single person wants to make the best decisions he or she can. And if you’re a believer in Christ, then you don’t have to make those decisions alone. But how does God lead us in life’s big decisions?

Perhaps you recall the wonderful story in Acts, when the Lord told Philip to leave Jerusalem and go south to the desert road. As he followed the Lord’s command, he came across a chariot carrying an Ethiopian eunuch who looked puzzled:

“And the Spirit said to Philip, ‘Go over and join this chariot.’ So Philip ran to him and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and asked, ‘Do you understand what you are reading?’ And he said, ‘How can I, unless someone guides me?’ And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.” (Acts 8:29-31)

So one way God leads you is by speaking through an inner voice… just as He spoke to Philip. This kind of direction isn’t a gut feeling or intuition. This is the work and the witness of the Spirit of God in your life.

We see this ministry of the Spirit clearly described in Romans 8:14,

“For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.”

So, if you’re a child of God, the Spirit is leading you!

When you read in John 14:26 how Jesus promised the disciples that He would send the Holy Spirit as our “Helper,” that word in the original Greek manuscript is paraklete.

This special word describes the Spirit as “one who is called alongside.” So the Spirit is walking with you, leading you into God’s plans for your life, and guiding you through the important choices...

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Where Was God When the Flood Waters Rose?
By Dr. Jack Graham | August 31, 2017

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

Proverbs 16:1

Throughout the history of our faith, this question has often been asked: “Where is God when tragedy strikes; and where is He when the storms come?” And as often as that question has been asked, there has been no shortage of answers put forth by Christians and non-Christians alike. But even deeper than that question is the concern by some that God is aloof, even indifferent, when storms strike.

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