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Born Again

“For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.” – 1 Peter 1:23 One of the most amazing things that ever happened on Hour of Power was when Evel Knievel shared his testimony and got baptized. In case you’re too young to remember, he was a daredevil who did all kinds of crazy motorcycle stunts and performances in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. He was super famous and uber wealthy, and he had everything a person could want from a worldly standpoint. Well, he called my Grandpa Schuller up one day in 2007 and asked if he could come on the show to share his story. Turns out he had become a Christian, and he was eager to let everyone know how his life had changed. Though he revealed many powerful things during his 20-minute-long interview that morning,

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Righteousness or Ruins?

“The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.” – Psalm 19:7 Herod was crowned “King of the Jews” by the Roman senate, and because he embodied the ancient spirit of achievement and conquest (though not actually Jewish), he set out to make Israel a reflection of his own glory. Despite being neurotic and paranoid, He built stunning and expensive structures and settlements, including the Caesarea Maritima, which was a city on the coast that displayed the best of culture, engineering, and architecture. And although this majestic place seemed indestructible in its day, it now stands in ruins. He also built the palace and fortress of Masada, which was considered one of the most beautiful locations in the Middle East. Yet today, it too, has been reduced to wreckage. And while both of these landmarks were incredible, perhaps

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