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Why Struggling Against Sin Is Better Than You Think

“I’m still dealing with the same sins I’ve had all my life.” “Join the club.” “But you don’t know the sins I’m still committing.” “I don’t have to. I’ve got my own.” “Not like mine, you don’t.” “Right. Yours are … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., and a Picture of Civil Rights

[From the archives.] The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. (Martin Luther King.) *** Martin Luther King gave the ultimate sacrifice in standing up for … Continue reading

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Paula White Ministries: Send me your money so God will pay attention to you

I hadn’t heard of Paula White until a few months ago, but what I’ve heard saddens me.* She has a “ministry” which teaches people that God’s healing and favor in your life are dependent on whether you can develop an … Continue reading

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Obeying the Rules Will Never Make You a Better Christian

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12.) Since you died with Christ to the … Continue reading

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Fine/Not Fine

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8.) ***

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Why Grace Alone Is Sufficient for Salvation

If anyone makes the assistance of grace depend on the humility or obedience of man and does not agree that it is a gift of grace itself that we are obedient and humble, he contradicts the Apostle who says, “What … Continue reading

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Christians Picking Sides – a reminder for an election season

[This post from the archives was not written about politics, but the point of it applies in elections as well as other aspects of life.] Did you hear about the Brandon High School quarterback who switched sides at halftime last … Continue reading

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Dealing with Issues

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Loving the Oppressed Isn’t Easy

I saw the tears of the oppressed—     and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors—     and they have no comforter. (Ecclesiastes 4:1.) How can you offer patient grace to the oppressed, those in need of … Continue reading

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Grace Ain’t Fair

He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. (Matthew 5:45.) ***

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