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Today's reading: Acts 8:9-25

Philip's public preaching about salvation and his performing of miracles in Jesus' name in the city of Samaria result in many people receiving Christ--even Simon the magician. Simon was a sorcerer who had great influence among the people of Samaria. He performed magic and what looked like miracles, but with the power of evil, not with the power of God. Yet when Simon hears the Gospel message and witnesses true miracles, the power of God's truth pierces his heart and he turns from his wicked ways to receive Christ.

What a tremendous reminder that no one, regardless of their behavior or what they've done in their past, is too far gone for God. God's offer of salvation extends to ALL. God's truth is powerful and capable of reaching even the darkest of hearts.

How has your life been impacted by God's truth and receiving Christ as your Savior? Who are some of the "Simons" (people that we think are so bad or too far gone to turn their lives over to God) in your life? Will you expose them to God's truth by telling them about Jesus and salvation? Your actions could impact a life for eternity. Tami

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God's truth is piercing and powerful, yet poignant and personal. Thankful for its life-giving power.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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