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Timeless

The pearls of truth in Scripture are as relevant today as they ever were. A lot of the things we read were written for a different people at a different time, but that in no way lessens the reflective clarity they contain in this day and age. Some might argue that the condemnation pronounced was [...]

Discipleship, Doctrine, Forgiveness, Holiness, Nature of God, Salvation, Truth

Dogma and Doctrine

I have been re-thinking the importance of dogmatic assertions concerning the genuine doctrines of the Christian faith and find myself caught between what seems to be opposing standpoints. I say, “seems to be,” because I am convinced that there is really only one correct interpretation of God’s Word; but to a mortal flawed human such [...]

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The Atheist’s Lullaby

I concede from the start that there is little possibility of defeating any argument concerning anything, in so short a space as this presents, but each attempt helps to chip away at the central problem. I cannot possibly eliminate all of the objections of the Atheist in 1400 words, but I can start to show [...]

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Faith is for Real – How About You?

Living in a small town; the movies we get at the local theater are not always what you might call, “First Run.” Recently the film, “God is NOT Dead, He is Surely Alive,” was shown and it received raves from the local community but within the church circles it also spawned what seemed like a [...]

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How Big is Yours?

To apprehend is to become aware of something whereas, to comprehend is to understand something. There is a world of difference between awareness and understanding. We may be aware of a divine attribute in our own natures without understanding what the workings of that attribute actually are, of how those attributes are to shape us. [...]

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In the Beginning, God…

If only we were to make the commitment to faith that the first four words of the Bible were true, then everything else would fall into place. If we believed in the Originator of the origin, the Creator of heaven and earth, the God who is the very beginning of our existence in every aspect [...]

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The Disagreeable Truth

One might think that if a thing were true and honest, that we would prefer it to any other possibility. If, in trying to make an informed decision, we were looking for data to consider; we would want the best, most true information possible so that we could make the best choice. But here is [...]

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Eyes Wide Open

Have you ever been in church and had the pastor say that though he was ready to give a sermon on such-and-such a topic, God placed a more urgent message on his heart and the whole sermon was changed? That’s where I find myself today. I had a topic to write on this week but [...]

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The Irrepressible Goodness of God

One of the first arguments that a non-believer may level at any attempt at evangelism is, “How can a good God allow such evil in the world?” I think that the better question has to be, “How can a people, who believe themselves to be basically good people, endure the injustice and ignorant hatred that [...]

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Living in Eden

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to live in the garden of God? What must it have been like to be in a perfect place with every blessing given and every need provided; a place where God entered and walked with His creation? Look around; are we sure that we aren’t living [...]

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