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Who Is An Overcomer? -Rev 2.26

Who Is An Overcomer? -Rev 2.26 I was asked by a lay minister which I co-labor with about  the importance of Rev 2.26: “And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power … Continue reading

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Liberalism’s Endless Theologies

Liberal theologies often appear to be short-lived, faddish, unstable. They are like city buses, one comes by every few minutes, headed in a different direction. Here is one list of many of them. Since around 1900 non-orthodox theories and gospel … Continue reading

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Is Christianity A Slaughterhouse Religion?

Slaughterhouse Religion? Commentary by Roger Oakland www.understandthetimes.org The heart and core of the Christian faith is the gospel of Jesus Christ according to the Scriptures. This foundational belief is under attack by many who are considered to be leaders of … Continue reading

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The Violence of Old Testament Animal Sacrifices

Last night I had a fellow ask me about the violence caused by the Old Testament animal sacrifices. At times hundreds and even many thousands of oxen or sheep were offered up to God. (2 Chrn 7.1-5). Several points come … Continue reading

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The Baby That Shook The World

Most babies wait to be rocked. One babe rocked the world! Is it intolerant, narrow minded, to say that this Bethlehem child is the only way to heaven? Does Jesus Christ offer what no other religion can? Is Jesus just … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty & Mans’ Free Will

“ . . . there is a vast amount of truth about God to which we do not have access and which we are not big enough to comprehend. The secret things belong to God . . May God help … Continue reading

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Dead Religion Does Not Lead To Heaven

Jesus is looking for faith. Faith is strengthened through Bible reading, Bible-based teaching and encouragement—positives. Let’s look at five, controversial, negative concepts that undermine, faith in historic, orthodox, Christianity. These five liberal errors attack the very core of the Christian … Continue reading

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A Biblical Look At Self-Esteem

 A. Secular/Popular Evangelical View:  I am human, not a dog. Therefore I am valuable. I am wonderfully made therefore I am wonderful. I have intrinsic worth. God loves me unconditionally. God Don’t  Make No Junk. B. Biblical View:  I am … Continue reading

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Which Church Has The Right Answer? Why Don’t They All Agree?

Fair question. Why are there so many different views among churches? It can get confusing. Hopefully we can make some headway here. Lots of factors in play: 1. Big Picture: “In essentials unity, in nonessentials diversity” attributed to St. Augustine.  Essential … Continue reading

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Are You One Of God’s Chosen Ones? Who Are God’s Elect Children?

  courtesy www.goodfreephotos.com    “And He will send forth His angels with a great trumpet and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.” (Matt 24.31 NAS). “Therefore brethren, … Continue reading

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