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The Church: What it Is, and What it Ain’t, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series The Church: What it Is, and What it Ain't

Looking for the real Church may not be as easy as it sounds. It may be more akin to looking for buried treasure, or at least the finding of it would be. Some have found it when they weren’t even looking for it; others have tripped over it and never appreciated its true value, kicking […]

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Religion: Satan’s Greatest Deception (A Repost)

Religion is a curious and fascinating thing. I haven't done a study on the number of religions that exist in the world: main line religions, their various branches, sects, cults, and spin offs, but the vastness has to be mind boggling, all claiming to be the truth, lead to the truth, or be a variant […]

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Ed Stetzer and the Nuance of Rick Warren

nu·ance/ˈn(y)o͞oˌäns/ Noun: A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound. Verb: Give nuances to. Synonyms: shade – hue – tint – tinge – tincture – tone – shading If there should be one thing that is apparent to any real Christian these days, that has even an elementary knowledge of God’s Holy […]

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Jewels Plucked From the Fist of Folly: Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Jewels Plucked From the Fist of Folly

“The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is none that doeth good, no, not one.” Part One Part Three   Part Two Now, let’s see, where were […]

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Deception

Establishing the Fact Why is it that every "Christian" thinks he or she is going to go to Heaven? The Bible is very plain concerning the fact that that isn’t going to happen. Everyone who says "Lord, Lord" will not make it. But, it doesn’t matter, wherever you go, or who ever you talk to, […]

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Willow Creek Confession: The Signature of a False Prophet

By now we have all heard of the great confession of Willow Creek and how they failed to accurately hear the voice of the Lord. Apparently the Lord was not informed of their having troubles with their "Seeker Sensitive" approach model, until it was too late, and things started "shifting" a bit. But, not to […]