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The Sins of Society

More Murders in Texas On May 18, 2018, eight students and two teachers were murdered in a Texas high school shooting. A seventeen year old student armed with a sawed off shotgun and a pistol made his way past a school resource officer at the Santa Fe High School, about 30 miles southeast of Houston… Continue reading The Sins of Society

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A Good Definition of Worship

If there is a struggle to understand worship, perhaps a simple definition by William Temple (1881 – 1944), a former archbishop of Canterbury will help. Worship is “quickening the conscience by the holiness of God, feeding the mind with the truth of God, purging the imagination by the beauty of God, opening the heart to… Continue reading A Good Definition of Worship

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Israel, You Are Not Alone!

On May 14, 2018, the United States of America opened an embassy in Jerusalem while telling Israel, “You are not alone.” Such words are reassuring to a small nation that has been under siege since its modern rebirth 70 years ago on May 14, 1948. On that day Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion pronounced the… Continue reading Israel, You Are Not Alone!

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The Importance of the Soul

The soul has various facets: Wisdom, Knowledge, Memory, Contemplation, Conscience, Will, Emotion, and Intellect. The soul is important for several reasons. The soul is valuable because it is distinct from the body. “Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.” (Eccl. 12:7)… Continue reading The Importance of the Soul

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Four Important Reasons Why Christians Suffer

“Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.” – Job 14:1 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 The Bible teaches that the source of human suffering… Continue reading Four Important Reasons Why Christians Suffer

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An Invitation to Joy

R. C. Sproul, Jr. has wisely observed that there are several ways to use the term legalist. I find his major points worth considering. Legalism is practiced by preaching a false gospel. Amplification and Illustration. The Bible warns against being a legalist. Legalism became a concern in the New Testament Church over the issue of… Continue reading An Invitation to Joy