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What Does it Mean to be a Totally Devoted Follower of Jesus? Where in all of Christendom must a person go to find such a person today? This is a chilling inquiry considering the words of our Lord, that finding faith on the earth at His return, is questionable. If we are living in the […]

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Devotion is not prayer, regardless of how it is done, private or public, neither is it time spent in reading some favorite devotional, or a certain time set aside on Sunday after church; but it is rather a life given to God. So, who is a devoted person? It is that person who considers God […]

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Church: What it Is, and What it Ain't

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Church: What it Is, and What it Ain’t “And the disciples came and said to Him, ‘Why do You speak to them in parables?’ Jesus answered them, ‘To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to […]

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This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series The Church and Its Orthodoxy (Conformity) Toward War

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series The Church and Its Orthodoxy (Conformity) Toward War As we have seen in the last article, the Book of Hebrews starts out with a definitive statement of the relationship and authority of Jesus regarding everything that was written, or said, before His arrival. But, the […]

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  The 60’s era was a time when war and violence became personal. The images streaming in via television and magazine of cargo planes filled with body bags, F4 Phantom jets delivering payloads of napalm incinerating jungle and humans, B52 bombers converting landscape into moonscape, Cobra gunships pouring out lead like neon pencils delivering letters […]

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Christianization of war and violence

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Christianization of war and violence Because of the articles I wrote about the “Christianization of War and Violence” I now find it necessary to go just a little further. The number one response to this controversial topic is the question of defending others from an […]

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This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Christianization of war and violence

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Christianization of war and violence Part Two For 1700 years Christians have justified war and self-defense, but where did this notion come from, the Bible? There is a general rejection of the Kingdom teachings of Jesus, which are encapsulated in His Sermon on the Mount. […]

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This week I was reintroduced to a good friend. This friend of mind has been home with the Lord for 29 years now and I can hardly listen to his music without going back in my head and heart to those days of youth; me and Marilyn fresh in our new birth listening to Keith […]

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by glennchristopherson I know a lot of nice people and some of them are Christians. But somehow some of God’s people have been convinced that niceness is the name of the game…well it’s not. Now of course I’m not advocating that we should go out and be deliberately rude and insensitive and crass. But to be […]

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Where do we start an examination of “truth,” well, at the beginning would be a good place, so let’s go back to Genesis and the Garden of Eden. The common story of the “beginning” seems to always start and finish with the disobedience of eating the forbidden fruit. That is all well and good, but […]

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