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The priceless New Testament by Martin Luther

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This little poem was written and recited by Martin Luther at one of his Table Talks. Imagine sitting around the table with the great reformer, listening, le...

Statement of beliefs - basic principles

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We don’t become acceptable to God because we are members of a church, but rather because we have personal belief in the saving work (the atonement) of the Lo...


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What does it mean when someone tells you they are a Christian? Just about anything. The word Christian has been stretched and redefined so many times that ...

The awful lie of the Jesus Hermeneutic

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Red Letter Christians is a radical movement aimed at the political and social overthrow of evangelical Christianity. Here’s how Tony Compolo describes it

What is irreverent worship?

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In any society a lack of respect for authority taken to its logical extreme will result in a destruction of order and a collapse of the regime. In church wo...

God is real

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The real God has provided an owner’s manual which explains everything you need to know in a language you can understand. It’s sane and logical. His Book con...

It takes a miracle to believe

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In all the branches of my family going back to all the people who are remembered, as far as I know I am the only one who has ever become a Christian.



Crow and kitten are friends

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Videos like this give us a small picture of what it will be like in the new heavens and the new earth, when all fear is removed from man and animal.

Lioness befriends trainer

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Even big cats like this lioness Sirga can bond with human beings. The trainer is Valentin Grüner of Modisa Wildlife Projects, Kalahari, Botswana.


What would John the Baptist do?

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Twenty years ago there was a movement among Evangelicals called ‘What would Jesus Do?’ Christians would wear rubber WWJD bracelets and try to imagine how Je...


The true history of Satan

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A friend with many years involvement in witchcraft now seeking a better way asked, What’s the real history of Satan? I tried to find it in the Bible but co...

What is concupiscence?

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When a person is reconciled to God by believing in Jesus Christ for forgiveness of sins, he becomes a new creature. But the inherited desire to sin remains....

Does Mary actually appear to people?

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What goes on places like Yakima, Washington, Denver, Colorado, and Conyers, Atlanta where apparitions of Mary appear? Is this the Mary of the Bible?

Is Darwinian Evolution Science Fiction?

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There have always been exceptional scientists who are also Christians. This three minute short explains what it would take for the simplest cell to form by a...

Do Jewish people need Christ?

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Do Jewish people need Christ, or are they already right with God? Or asked another way, how many ways are there to God?

Why did Jesus curse the fig tree?

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The explanation of the symbolism of the fig leaf begins in the book of Matthew. You can tell by the language that this is historical record, not parable. Wha...

When did God make the angels?

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Angels are spirits made by God. The Bible does not come out and clearly answer when angels were created, but suggests the answer in Psalm 104, Genesis 1, an...

What is Universalism?

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Universalism is the idea that Christ’s death on the cross provided atonement and full justification for all mankind. It’s at the core of the terrible fall of...

What does Biblical Preservation mean?

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In every generation enemies have tried to pervert and destroy the Bible. Yet God is true. He is certainly powerful enough to make sure that every Word is av...


Social Isolation and the Christian

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Christians aren’t supposed to have emotional problems. But some of us do. Believers in the Lord Jesus Christ are just as fallen as other people, though for...


Once to every man and nation

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In our time of cowardice and moral turpitude we forget the light. Oh yes there is plenty of self-congratulation and finger pointing as we rejoice that we ar...

The good example of John Huss

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During all his life, Huss distinguished himself by constant application to duty and tireless devotion to preaching according to the Scriptures. His conduct h...

The courage of the men of Thebias

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…each individual of the Theban Legion absolutely refused either to sacrifice or take the oaths prescribed. This so greatly enraged Maximian, that he ordered ...


Justification by Faith

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God’s Word is the only infallible guide and teacher. We have it in our hands, just as Christ spoke it, and the apostles wrote it, and the old primitive Churc...


Why I unsubscribed from my friend’s blog

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Over the last year I’ve steadily stopped following political and economics blogs. The trajectory to a world ruled by the scientific elites clicks on towards...

The loss of a friend who happens to be gay

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It’s a terrible thing to lose a friend, and especially when there is nothing we can do to remedy the situation. Sometimes we have to lovingly let people go.

Use the good paper

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This morning was dark and chilly. In desperation I took out my father’s overcoat. It’s too good to wear. But I put it on anyway. It feels like a million ...

Photographs and memories

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I’m neither a picture-taker nor -saver. I’ve always preferred the moment. But I returned home Thursday night with a bag of framed images. And I’m so glad ...

Why I stopped reading tarot cards

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Tarot was an important part of my life for almost 20 years. I studied it, wrote about it, performed countless readings, and was considered knowledgeable by e...

Letter to my dying aunt

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Today when I visited you in the hospital, it took all my courage to say, You need to ask God to help you. But I didn’t go far enough. What I wanted to say is...


7 Lessons Learned from a Heart Attack Scare

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Tuesday I found myself in the cardiac care unit of NYU Langone Medical Center.  On the way to the emergency room I wondered for a few minutes if I were on my...

21 Days Without Complaining?

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A long time ago on a contract far, far away, our PMO lead took us to task. You are all focusing on what is wrong.

How to treat the new guy

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It’s happened to you, to me, to all of us.  It’s your first day at a new job. How often have you been given the royal treatment?


O God Our Help In Ages Past Hymn

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Dear Lord, thank you for You. You our our help, our hope, our promise for the untold ages to come. How faithful you are. Let us remember your goodness tod...

At the Name of Jesus Every Knee Shall Bow

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Car­o­line M. No­el wrote the words to this hymn in 1870 as part of a collection entitled, The Name of Je­sus, and Other Vers­es for the Sick and Lone­ly. I...

A Little Good News Today

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The best antidote to the sadness and disappointment the spirit of the age offers is to return to the truth again and again. Thank God that he loved the worl...

If thou but suffer God to guide thee

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Author: Georg Neumark, 1640, Translated by: Catherine Winkworth, 1863. Text: Ps. 55:22 - Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee

At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing

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Our society doesn’t think too much of victims. But without the willing victim-hood of God as the sinless Paschal (Passover) lamb , we who are called by his ...

Ride on, Ride on, in Majesty

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You may never have lived in a world free of suffering. But if you are Christ’s, you will. His one-time and ultimate triumph over death is summed up in the la...

Praise my soul the King of heaven

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As if it weren’t enough to have forgiveness and salvation, God promises to love us to the same degree and in the same measure as his only begotten son, the L...

A few more years shall roll

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Do you remember the slang term, reality check? It’s a reminder from a friend when one’s thinking is distorted. As the current political drama beats down on...

Zion stands with hills surrounded

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A great Christian hymn which describes the love and protection God offers to His people united by faith in the Son of God, Jesus Christ.

Come ye thankful people come

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Autumn has arrived. Here’s a hymn of gratitude to God for His care and providence in this season and all through our lives. […]

The Church’s One Foundation

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“The Church’s One Foundation” was written in response to a serious heresy which surfaced in South Africa in the 1860’s. Listen and be strengthened today in t...


Mark Zuckerberg’s Masking Tape

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Is American privacy more shadow than substance? In this mishmash, we look at the state of privacy starting with Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ...

John Hagee hates the Jewish People

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John Hagee, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, is said to be one of the ten most influential television preachers. He teaches that Jewish p...

Ashteroth lives!

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Recognize Ashtoreth, for this is one of the things God has told you in his Word that he consistently hates.

What does Orwellian really mean?

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Using the term Orwellian to mean authoritarian misses the point. Any definition of the word must include deceptive and misleading use of language.

The hidden meaning behind the logo

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The symbol of lust and knowledge bitten in to, all crossed with the colors of rainbow in the wrong order. And you couldn’t dream of more appropriate logo poi...

Real life Facebook

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Are you on Facebook? How many of your online friends do you really actually know? Would you want to change that? Why or why not?

Alfred Kinsey and the children of table 34

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The theory of childhood sexuality advanced by Alfred Kinsey’s sex researchers has shaped how and when sex education is taught in the United States. It has a...

School makes stupid

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American schools train kids to believe they’re more educated than they really are. They’re taught to defend their feelings as facts and to memorize without ...

Eugenics today

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The idea of destroying large groups of people is nothing new. Stalin killed 20 million, Mao 40 million. To a spiritual eugenicist, you are part of a less-e...

Trevor Hammack - Deleted

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A separation needs to be made between what disqualifies a man from being a pastor, and what eliminates a man’s credibility as a journalist. If a minister co...

Young women demeaning themselves

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It’s a beautiful Spring day on a residential street. Two women in their 20’s are having a conversation as they wait for the light to turn. What they’re sayin...

What is the church growth movement?

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The Church Growth Movement presents itself as the most logical and intelligent means to advance evangelical Christianity. It does this by the wholesale adopt...


Yes, there is something wrong with the world

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“There’s something wrong with the world”, said Morpheus to Neo in the famous 1999 film. “The Matrix…has been pulled over your eyes to blind you to the truth...

Website history

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