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Your year in review: The most-read articles of 2016

By: Heidi Charalambous

The end of the year is a great time to look back, to reflect on what we’ve learned, and to get excited for what’s to come. In the process, we learn a lot about who we are and who we are becoming. 

10 Most-Read Articles of 2016

10. Six things Satan wants for your life

They say the best offense is a good defense. The same is true for spiritual warfare. Knowing Satan’s schemes is the first step to not falling for them. This article highlights six things Satan will always tempt you to do.  

9. Ten easy ways to serve someone today

Most of us want to help, but we don’t know where to start. Serving others doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money. We just have to be willing to act. Use this list to discover practical ways you can make a difference in someone’s life today. 

8. Everything you need to know about Ruth and Everything you need to know about Revelation

These infographics are part of a series called, Bible Need To Know. Think of it like the intro page in your study Bible, but prettier. Learn why each book of the Bible was written, who it was originally for, and what it means to us today. 

7. Who would Jesus vote for?

A lot of Christians struggled with who to vote for in the 2016 presidential election. Moral objections to both candidates caused many people to abstain from voting altogether. Use these four guidelines to cast your future votes with confidence. 

6. How men can mistreat women without even realizing it

“Men, if we know what to do, why do so many of us struggle to stay the course?” That question led this father and husband to identify three possible blind spots that can damage a man’s relationships today and in the future. 

5.  Ten scriptures on spiritual warfare

Satan is a real enemy who wants to distract us from who we are in Christ. Read and memorize these 10 verses to prepare your heart and mind for the battle.

4. Is that really cheating?

Cheating on your spouse doesn’t always involve having sex with someone else. The sin of adultery begins in the heart, and there are lots of temptations that can erode your devotion to your spouse. Check out these seven ways we can put someone or something before our spouse. 

3. What women really want for Valentine’s Day

What women want is one of the great mysteries of the world. Or is it? The answer to every man’s question might be cheaper and simpler than you think. 

2. Can Christians get tattoos?

Should any Christian ever get a tattoo, or is this strictly forbidden in the Bible? Perhaps we’ve been asking the wrong question. Will having a tattoo honor God?

1. What is communion and why do we do it?

For thousands of years, the church practiced communion, also known as the Lord’s Supper or the Eucharist, depending on your church tradition. Discover what communion is, who it’s for, and why Christians observe this sacrament.  

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