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A Restless Heart

What is the “good news” of the Gospel? How can we find rest in Jesus? Here’s another video from The Work of the People that examines these questions.

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Guante: Starfish

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The Revolutionary Mission of the Church

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The Cosmic Scope of Spiritual Warfare

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To My Offender

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