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Open Letter to Pastors and Leaders

      Open Letter to Pastors and Leaders Decision Time from Roger Oakland Understand The Times www.understandthetimes.org We are living in a critical time of church history. The Bible, God’s Word, is undergoing a revision that is bringing about division. The truth of God’s Word is being compromised and watered-down. Ecumenical and heretical teachings […]

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It Is Time for Christians to Get Their Heads Out of the Sand

Many of us have seen the change coming, in the Church, but ignored it for one reason or another. Mostly we just like going along with the flow of things and not draw fire by coming out in the open and speaking about the obvious. Once you take a stand or give your opinion on […]

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First Works

When I hold the inspired Word of God along side of what I see displayed as Christianity today I don’t see a match, that is unless I look at the Pharisees, or the Sadducees. I see something different, something contrived or manufactured to represent the original; more of a simulation or replica, but not the […]

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Confronting Apostasy

“If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every portion of the truth of God except precisely that little point which the world and the devil are at that moment attacking, I am not confessing Christ, however boldly I may be professing Christ. Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier […]

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The Magnificence of the Cross

Introduction Read: 1 Chronicles 29:21-22; 1 Kings 8:62-63; 2 Chronicles 4:1; 7:1, 4-5, 9; Ephesians 1:6-8; 3:17-19; 5:27. I know that much of what I write is dismissed out-of-hand and that it goes unread because of the perceived negative nature of the content. There is another side of this coin and it is magnificently positive. […]

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Why the Prophet’s Weren’t Heard

(An Adaptation of a Message by T. Austin-Sparks) Acts 13:27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus, yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophets that are read every Sabbath. Hos 14:9 Who is wise? He will realize these things. Who is discerning? He will understand them. The […]

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Adversity in the Lord

I write things, not because I have all the answers, or that I am living up to the standard that God has set before me, but because I must know the truth and I need to hear the truth. “What should be our attitude in adversity?” I say this because I need to hear it, […]

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The Good Fight

The days are dark and the sounds of distant battles sound, A rumor of a fallen saint send chills up and down my spine, The enemy is opening his pursuit and tales of desertion abound, But, a trust has been given me to deliver in full what is Thine. The days are dark and the […]

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Followers or Seekers?

When we think about being Christians, what is it that Christ required? Did He ever ask for admirers, adherents, supporters, or seekers? The only thing He asked for were disciples and followers. Jesus didn’t want to be admired; He didn’t want adherents of a teaching; He didn’t even want seekers of truth. What He wanted […]

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Thinking About the House of God

To understand what the Church is doing today and upon what principle it is operating we need go no further than Scripture for insight. I know this message is not something that most people will want to read, but I regard the reading of it of utmost importance. Nearly all Americans are content with the […]