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About fred kerr

eating with friends, healthy food, worshipful music, exercising, nature, telling jokes

Can you identify a cult?

  “Holding fast the faithful Word” 1 Tit 1.9a . . . .”Avoid profance and vain babblings” 1 Tim 6.2 . . . .”if any man is preaching to you a gospel contrary to that which you have received, let … Continue reading

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Do you know the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke?

Numbness in arms or face Trouble speaking Change in vision–can’t see or blurry vision Sudden headaches Trouble detecting hot or cold Trouble swallowing–can inhale food or drink into lungs Difficulty walking–off balance, stumbling, dizzy, unsteady Confusion Dizziness or vertigo Loss … Continue reading

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Are all religions just different paths up the mountain to God?

Are all religions just different paths up the mountain to God? Is a summit conference between these religion leaders/founders plausible? Let’s pretend for a moment that all religions were different paths up a mountain to God. How might that have … Continue reading

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How important is supremacy of the Bible’s authority?

  Once rejecting the authority of the Bible, genuine Christianity dies. Without this stable, fixed anchor, objectivity is lost. A Pandora’s Box is opened. Without its singular compass, salvation doctrines drown in the sea of subjectivity. Redemption is just added … Continue reading

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Does the Judeo-Christian God accept or reject other religions? Why are they not acceptable?

 HOW DOES GOD VIEW OTHER RELIGIONS INCLUDING IDOL WORSHIPING RELIGIONS?:  (1) In Isaiah 44.9-20, God’s prophet explains how false religions   came in. Men used the trees God made to carve into idols and fell down before them to worship … Continue reading

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Who is the real Creator?

Why is it so important to know who the real Creator of the universe is?  Because whoever it or He is, He sets the rules. If He can create the stars and mountains, He can do the lesser things people … Continue reading

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Talking with skeptics and atheists

(1) We all appreciate kindness and love.  “sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness” (Prov 16.21 NAS); . . . .”speaking the truth in love” (Eph 5.15 NAS). (2) A Christian’s objective in a conversation or post should not be to win … Continue reading

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Forget Some Social Pressures, Stressers / Your Funeral Guests

Should we care what friends think if we drive an older car, wear modest clothes and love to talk about Jesus? Forget such social pressures. Remember that if it’s raining or these friends have a cold, they may skip your … Continue reading

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JAMES AND THE FAITH/WORKS QUESTION?

“As you read the epistle of James, you discover that these Jewish Christians were having some problems in their personal lives and in their church fellowship. . . . difficult testings, temptations to sin . . . catering to the … Continue reading

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Which world view deals best with the problem of evil?

Hinduism (all branches) can explain evil as karma. If evil happens the person deserved it. Atheism claims we are all accidents of chance, just molecules bouncing around a meaningless, amoral universe. No evil or good exists. Islam says that Allah … Continue reading

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