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The Burdens of War and Redemption Through Christ

War is primal and it is visceral. It pits man vs man in mortal conflict and it is generally the most memorable event of anyone’s life for those who lived through one. The problems ... Continue Reading →
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What Meeting God Might Be Like for a Christian

A strange feeling washed over me. After months of battling the cancer that had ravaged my body, I had finally found a moment free from pain and from the nausea of the treatments. There ... Continue Reading →
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Appetite: Sin vs. Righteousness

“The bed is too short on which to stretch out, and the blanket is too small to wrap oneself in.” Isaiah 28:20 The one that pursues righteousness possesses a different appetite than ... Continue Reading →
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Deserve’s Got Nothing To Do With It

Unforgiven is arguably one of the best movies ever made. During the climax at the end of the movie, Gene Hackman’s character, who is seriously wounded and about to be killed, ... Continue Reading →
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Love Your Enemy

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you ... Continue Reading →
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Is It Possible to Commit One Sin Too Many?

being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus; whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate ... Continue Reading →
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God Wants You. Yes, Even You!

God wants you. It is a simple statement but one that holds unbelievable repercussions. The Lord of the entire universe, the God that controls every atom and every breath taken by every ... Continue Reading →
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Accepting God Everywhere and In All Circumstances

So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in ... Continue Reading →
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Think About It: A Slave to Whom?

When you mention the word “slave” people get tense. Why? The word slave has become a word that uncovers and places a spotlight on the past and the present. What do you think ... Continue Reading →
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The Crucifixion and the Power of Christ’s Blood

Today we live in a time of many anemic congregations. What is causing the lack of energy, charisma and influence that is associated with many in the church today? The most common reason ... Continue Reading →