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Will any sort of faith do?

In my last post we gave thought to why faith was necessary. I hope it spoke to you, you’re always welcome to ask questions. But the aim of this post is to think about whether just any faith will do. … Continue reading

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Why do we need faith?

This post is being written primarily for those who are searchers, perhaps agnostics, or sincere atheists. For those who already believe, I’d be “preaching to the choir”, right? But I want to start by acknowledging that your question is a … Continue reading

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A new book

Some of those of you who know me may remember that I’ve been working on publishing book for a while. Well, it is finally published and can be obtained as either a physical book or an electronic book from Amazon here … Continue reading

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Apologetics — How do I answer the skepticism or contempt of friends?

“Religion,” Marx famously claimed, “is the opiate of the people.” Perhaps you’ve heard friends or family respond to your faith with similar condescending remarks: “Religion is for the feeble minded,” “Religion is just a crutch,” “It’s the same as fairy … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Shame of Sin

“I will never deny you, Lord! I would die first!” Peter exclaimed. Jesus looked at him sorrowfully, knowing the truth, and told him, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” Then Jesus was arrested, Peter tried to … Continue reading

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The Fire in Our Bones

“But if I say, ‘I will not remember Him Or speak anymore in His name,’ Then in my heart it becomes like a burning fire Shut up in my bones; And I am weary of holding it in, And I … Continue reading

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I Gotta Be…Me?

It’s an old song, but it has become the theme song — at least in principle — of the American spirit and in an ever increasing measure the spirit of the age, “I Gotta Be Me”. Just look around, watch … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Live in Me?

(John 14:10, 11) “Do you not believe that I am in the Father, and the Father is in Me? The words that I say to you I do not speak on My own initiative, but the Father abiding in Me … Continue reading

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Current Questions — Is There a Hell?

This is the fourth of a series of blog postings on modern controversial subjects. The first one one was on the subject of the authority of Scriptures. I did this one first, because I wanted to establish the foundation of … Continue reading

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Current Questions — The Role of Women

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve dedicated this blog space to a few of the doctrinal questions of our day. The questions have arisen not from some new evidence that someone has discovered calling into question long-settled Biblical doctrines, … Continue reading

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