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WE WON’T BOW

In the Book of Acts the religious leaders are persecuting Jesus’ disciples. In Acts 4:29 they are praying they call out to God, “Please take note of the leaders’ threats against us’. They are praying with the implicit request that … Continue reading

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WHEN LIES ARE NECESSARY

  “In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” Winston Churchill There are times when a lie protects the greater truth because truth is a greater reality than any one statement. … Continue reading

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TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION

True story. The scene: a day recently in public classroom of 1st graders. The assisting teacher is told not to speak of Christmas or Santa due to politically correctly guidelines. “Ok. Sad. But Ok,” She thinks. Her daughter is one … Continue reading

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I CHOOSE LOVE-the slippery slope of grace.

Some good folks I know are leaving the more conservative Presbyterian churches for communities more accepting of the LGBT way of life. I get that. People want to be with folks who are more accommodating to their particular understanding of … Continue reading

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NOT SAVED BY FAITH

We are not saved by faith, as some would emphasize. We are saved only by God’s grace from beginning to end. It’s like that passage in Philippians 1:6,which states: “God who began a good work in you will bring it … Continue reading

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DO WE REALLY HAVE TO BELIEVE THE BIBLE?

You and I don’t have to believe in the Bible as the ‘strictly exact’ words of God. Some people call that ‘inerrancy’ or ‘without error’. Humans, who are not perfect, have written the Bible. Nothing in the Bible claims that … Continue reading

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Under Cover of Night

There just might be something to this Jesus. That’s what one man thought. He was an intellectual and a leader in his community. He had morals and standards but there was something about this Jesus. He couldn’t quite put his … Continue reading

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