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New Look, New Vision: Part 1

I’ve devoted several recent editorials to the changes you’ll soon see in The Lookout. Our first revised issue will debut in just two weeks, on November 12. I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you just how significant I believe these changes will be. While The Lookout has long focused on discipleship and personal […]

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Evaluation Questions for November 5, 2017

By David Faust These questions coordinate with Engage Your Faith and This Week with the Word. Sunday School Lesson Text: Numbers 25:10-13; 1 Samuel 2:30-36 1. What do you think is currently preventing the church from experiencing “full power and functionality”? 2. What signs of unfaithfulness do you see in today’s church?  In yourself? 3. […]

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Overcoming the Fear of Death

The fear of death haunts a lot of people. There’s a gnawing anxiety that life could end at any moment and it’s upsetting and ultimately leads to unhappiness. Hebrews 2:14, 15 says that Jesus came to earth to “free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.” It’s God’s […]

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Contemplating Death

By Peggy Park “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12). It is wise to measure our strength as we get older and not waste time on unimportant tasks. I ask myself, “Is it worth my time and energy?” “Is this what the Lord has for me […]