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The social club that many people belong to, known as the “Church,” has a few unwritten rules. The top rule and most important to remember, if you want to keep your membership active, is to never touch on the sins of other members, even incidentally. It is quite okay to enumerate the sins of those […]

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“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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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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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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King David, the author of Psalm 86, evidently knew what it is to have a “divided heart”, because the same man who wrote “Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man…” (Psalm 86:2) and “Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity and have trusted in the Lord without wavering” (Psalm […]

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Bob Dylan asks a simple question in his song Blowin’ in the Wind, and it is this, “How many times must a man look up before he sees the sky.” Now Bob Dylan may not be a Christian, but maybe he is, I don’t know; but I do know he asks a lot of the […]

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Where are we to look for truth, in a smoking mountain, an earthquake, a hurricane, the explosive force of a blazing fire or the rising tide of a grand tsunami, a swarm of locust or a plague of disease, or the suffocating death of the Mosaic Law? Many of us have been lead to truth […]

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

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Church: What it Is, and What it Ain’t The thief on the cross believed Jesus and was saved. Having been released from all that bound him to his former life he was ready to believe with all his heart and strength the simple truth […]

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

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 […]

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