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God’s Rescue Will Be God’s Way

Psalm 119 is a great paean of praise for God’s eternal, righteous, and inerrant word; and the longest psalm in the Bible at 176 verses. But it is much more than just an exercise in how many ways you can … Continue reading

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Do any of these bother you?

Mark Twain famously said, “Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.” While Mark Twain (Samuel Clements) seems to have not been overly religious, … Continue reading

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To God, the Things That Are God’s

“And He *said to them, ‘Whose likeness and inscription is this?’ They *said to Him, ‘Caesar’s.’ Then He *said to them, ‘Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.’” (Matthew 22:20, … Continue reading

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Who Are We, and What Are We About? (part 2)

In my last posting I reflected on an important question for the church (not just individual Christians) to think about: “Who are we and what are we about?” We looked at Scripture to get a glimpse of who the Bible says … Continue reading

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About Easter

If you’re not a regular church-goer, or just not an especially religious person, you might wonder what all the fuss is surrounding Easter. And even if you do come to church regularly you might sometimes wonder the same thing, even … Continue reading

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Just Say…Jesus

Former first lady, Nancy reagan, in her efforts to stop drug usage among young people was asked what to say to kids to help them to stay away from them. Her response was to tell them to “Just say no!” … Continue reading

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Dawkins and Moral Compasses

Richard Dawkins has made quite the splash in recent times with books arguing against religion and belief in God. He is an evolutionary biologist, an atheist, a vice president of the British Humanist Association, and the author most recently of The God … Continue reading

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Tell Me About the Christ, Part 3

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at some of the important biblical teachings about the Christ—the theological term for this study is Christology. We first considered the Christ in His eternity and Godhood, before the creation of … Continue reading

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The World Still Doesn’t Recognize Him

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been taking a look at the stories surrounding the birth of Jesus, the Savior. We’ve noted that a lot of fundamental things about humanity haven’t changed, since that time: “Wise men still seek … Continue reading

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Devotion to God

Do you have spiritual A.D.D.? Attention Deficit Disorder? Physical A.D.D. is a widely (probably over-) diagnosed problem among kids these days, but it has been applied to a number of adults, too. This may be attributable to how we’ve trained … Continue reading

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