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The Christian as a Sign In the World

It is clear that the Christian is in the world and that in the world he must remain like a uniformed soldier that is “on-duty” in a hostile land. When his job is done it will be God’s calling that will bring him home and not his own doing. Similarly, Christians are to return to, […]

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Another Word on Violence

I have had the opportunity to speak on the topic of violence the last couple of Sundays. I endeavored to communicate that as far as the listeners sympathized with the spirit of violence that there exist a fault in their understanding of Christ’s mission and spirit. Violence is the same as committing murder. This idea […]

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The Great American Myth: American History, Part 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Great American Myth: American History

Discovering Columbus In Ted Morgan’s book, Wilderness At Dawn, The Settling of the North American Continent, he places this picture from the Elizabeth Waldo-Dentzel Collection, by Joshua Shaw called, The Coming of the White Man. “A ship appears on the horizon line, with the sun rising behind it, while in the foreground four Indians on […]

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The Great American Myth: American History

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Great American Myth: American History

American history books are full of facts that should both thrill and sadden the hearts of anyone who hungers for truth. Unfortunately the history books used by the public school system and also the majority of homeschool associations do not include facts based on truth. Most of these books paint simplistic pictures of brave heroic […]

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How Matthew 5:39 Woke Me Up

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” Proverbs 4:7 Understanding what Christ meant when he uttered these words, “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But […]

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Faith vs. Legalism in Church History

Can we learn from history? Yes we can if we will hear its voice. History has shown us a few things concerning the Church that should be of interest to us. Let’s look at a little history of the Church and of America. The Church Plus Law The Reformation is of relative lateness as concerning […]

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Christians Who Lean on the Arm of Flesh

It will always be necessary in this life to plead with the hearts and minds of men, even Christian men, to understand the message of the Gospel. Men need to be convinced. It is not enough that something be said only once; the truth needs to be repeated over and over again. When dealing with […]

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An Argument against Christian Involvement in Government

It is well-known that the majority of Christians actively support the government at the ballot box and its involvement in wars. Christians everywhere serve their country as jurors, judges, executioners, jailers, prison guards, policemen, soldiers, and politicians, in defiance of Christ’s command to “resist not an evil person.” Matthew 5:39 From the perspective of the world […]

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Treason

Treason (Most of what has been written here I transposed and expanded from a tract written by followers-of-the-way.org) What is the worst civil crime a citizen can be guilty of? Many would agree it is treason. What would it take for you to sell-out your country and countrymen: wealth, power, prestige, comfort? Maybe you would […]

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Do Not Judge

I read an article a short time ago that I agreed with, but it stopped short of the truth. On the website www.gotquestions.org/do-not-judge the question was asked “What does the Bible mean that we are not to judge others?” the short answer was “This is an issue that has confused many people. On one hand, we are […]