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Thoughts on the Christian faith in society.

The Faith-Over-Fear Equation

What scares you? We’re not talking about horror movies or Halloween here. What mortally scares you? Take an inventory: death? snakes? public speaking? heights? Knowing in advance what scares you provides a unique opportunity to bring it to God.

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May I have a Lifeline?

The twelve apostles were low in social standing, they were not the most literate among their peers. They were like tiny mustard seeds in a world where the sword ruled. Yet it was because of the teaching they received from the savior of the world and the power of the […]

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Scattered Seeds

Throughout history, rulers have attempted to crush the Christian faith. Some tried to crush Judaism – believing they were attacking the root. Others have used an iron fist to put to death any Christians exposed. In the U.S., our treasured free speech is used to influence thought to make a […]

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Spiritual Ears

As you read the Bible, as you participate in Bible study, as you pray, you acquire spiritual ears. “Consider carefully what you hear.” (Mark 4:24Mark 4:24English: World English Bible – WEB24 He said to them, “Take heed what you hear. With whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you, and more […]

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The Secret of the Kingdom of God – Revealed?

Jesus said the secret of the Kingdom of God had been given to His disciples. (Mark 4:11Mark 4:11English: World English Bible – WEB11 He said to them, “To you is given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those who are outside, all things are done in parables,WP-Bible plugin). Yet His […]

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One Big Happy Family

It was only a few generations ago that young men and women were judged by who their parents were. If you came from a prominent family line, privilege and advantage was often extended to you. Conversely, life could be miserable for those coming from a family with a shameful past […]

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Shooting Yourself in the Foot

In brief: These so-called “teachers” come to the brilliant conclusion that Jesus is possessed by Satan, and Satan is using Jesus to cast out his own army of demons from possessing others, thereby weakening Satan himself. Psychologists would call it self-loathing, or self-hatred, or some kind of deeply-rooted guilt expressing […]

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A Pretty Good Success Rate

Jesus appointed twelve among all who followed Him, naming them Apostles. That’s a special and unique station in history, and even though we hear of churches today who claim apostleship, it belonged to a select few and for a specific purpose. Jesus named:

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Rock Star Status

And then I saw Him in a crowd A lot of people had gathered round Him The beggars shouted and the lepers called Him The old man said nothing He just stared about him All going down to see the Lord Jesus All going down to see the Lord Jesus […]

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Law vs. Compassion

Jesus and His disciples were simply picking some heads of grain as they walked along the grain fields. The Pharisees accused them of “doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath” (Mark 2:24Mark 2:24English: World English Bible – WEB24 The Pharisees said to him, “Behold, why do they do that which is not lawful […]

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