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I’m Surprised That I Think There Is No God

The fact that Jesus lived never leaves me. I believe in his life and that he died a criminal’s death on a Roman cross. I believe in his resurrection from the dead too. I believe that Jesus is who he … Continue reading

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Righteousness without a Clean Conscience 

… not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ – the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith. (Philippians 3:9.) ***

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Anxiety Needs

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Paula White Ministries: Send me your money so God will pay attention to you

I hadn’t heard of Paula White until a few months ago, but what I’ve heard saddens me.* She has a “ministry” which teaches people that God’s healing and favor in your life are dependent on whether you can develop an … Continue reading

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Obeying the Rules Will Never Make You a Better Christian

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12.) Since you died with Christ to the … Continue reading

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Wine, Whiskey and Faith – cures for what ails you

[An archived post apropos to cold and flu season.] Alcohol has been used for medicinal purposes for millennia, even finding it’s way into the Bible when an older Christian advised a young friend: Stop drinking only water, and use a … Continue reading

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How to Win Every Race You Run

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our … Continue reading

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Candy Corn, the Halloween Vegetable of Faith

[From the archives.] My tip for a nutritious Halloween meal: Candy corn is my favorite Halloween treat. Caramel apples have their appeal, of course, but candy corn has a certain je ne sais quoi that can’t be denied. And you … Continue reading

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Christians Picking Sides – a reminder for an election season

[This post from the archives was not written about politics, but the point of it applies in elections as well as other aspects of life.] Did you hear about the Brandon High School quarterback who switched sides at halftime last … Continue reading

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A Founding Father on Flourishing Faith

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