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What Should Christians Hate?

Dear Lover of God and Christ, Other than hating your team’s Super Bowl opponent, February is all about LOVE. The Gift Card, Candy and Floral Lobbyists make sure that Valentine’s Day is the highlight of this month. Beside loving one’s spouse, fiancée, etc., February 14 can also be a reminder to us about the relentless love of God as expressed …

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2020: “I Can See Clearly Now…”

Perhaps you recognize this popular 1972 song, the chorus goes: “I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It’s gonna be a bright, bright sunshiny day.” And we can say, “a bright, bright sunshiny year.” That is because, as per Nehemiah 8:8 …

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How’s Your Joie de Vivre?

Other than three years of early teen torture at Miss Gates Dancing School, the closest my wonderful parents came to child abuse was subjecting me to five years of French class in elementary school. Hence, I do recall the above French phrase, which literally means “the joy of life.” The dictionary defines it as, “a delight in being alive; keen, carefree enjoyment of living.” Given …

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Why Are Some People Cross About THE CROSS?

Consider this classic exhortation to us as followers of the Lord Jesus Christ:  Hebrews 12:1-3Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the …

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When You Come to a Cross Road, Take It

The title of this teaching is When You Come To A Cross Road, Take It. The key word is cross. This is our March/April teaching, and April of this year we celebrate what is usually known as Easter Sunday when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. No resurrection would have occurred had he not died. What we are going …

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ

Becoming Like Christ I once heard the famous American radio talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, asked: “If you had to be stranded on a desert island with one man from the history of the world, who would it be?” And he answered, “Jesus Christ.” Good choice, although Rush may have been mostly thinking of the walking on water thing. Limbaugh …

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To Judge or Not To Judge?

FAQ: In listening to two Christians having a disagreement about a personal matter, I’ve often heard one say to the other, “Stop judging me,” or “Stop being judgmental,” as if that is always wrong. What does the Bible say about judging one another? You and I live in a war zone, amidst the battle between the two gods, the God …

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Stretching for the Lord

What I would like you to do first is standup. This will be simple (after all, now that this is a transcription you are sitting at a computer and not driving). We are going to do one stretch—I really want you to do this. As I have been teaching this live, I have asked people to really participate in this. …

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Stephen, An Imitator of Christ

Hello, and God bless you in the glorious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! I’m so excited to be sharing the wonderful Word of God with you, and in this teaching I’ll be covering several points regarding the life of Stephen as set forth in the book of Acts. The Bible is full of accounts of great men …

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Peace On Earth

In this “holiday” season, during which we in the USA celebrate our national day of Thanksgiving, and Christians around the world celebrate Christmas, one of the messages proclaimed by countless Christmas cards is, “Peace on Earth.” And what an indescribably wonderful vision that is. Think about it: no warring between nations and no hurtful conflict between individual people. No wonder …