Standing in the Gap

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

For years God’s people had been living in captivity and exile in Babylon, but at last the day came when they were allowed to return to their homeland. They faced enormous obstacles as they tried to re-establish their capital city, Jerusalem. The community was vulnerable to attack because their defenses were down—the city walls lay in ruins. Their enemies used fear and intimidation to try to discourage the people and keep them from rebuilding the walls.…

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Follow the Leader

The book of Ezekiel opens with an incredible vision. The prophet sees four living creatures in the midst of a mighty fire, surrounded by a brilliant light. Each one has four faces: one like that of a man, one like a lion – king of the wild beasts, one like an ox – the strongest of the domestic animals, and one like an eagle – the most powerful of all birds.…

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Out Like a Light

 

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

In the days after Jesus’ death and resurrection, the good news of the gospel spread like wildfire. The early church grew at an alarming rate – at least it was alarming to their enemies. So for the first time, the church began to suffer state-sponsored persecution. Many of Jesus’ disciples were imprisoned, tortured, and executed for their faith.…

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