Christian, Rejoice!

How sad it is for people professing to be Christians to fail to experience joy in life.  These people may go through life with a negative outlook, pessimistic attitude, and perhaps even harboring bitterness in their hearts.  This is certainly heartbreaking - not what God intended!  Christians, more than any other people on this earth, …

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Jesus Christ, the Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever

I’m old enough to remember listening to music on eight track tapes (now virtually a relic).  I can remember when cassette tapes, quickly becoming a thing of the past, were “new on the scene.”  Seems like not very long ago I was adjusting the tone arm on my record player. And now, Jason Palmer, writing for BBC News, …

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There’s No Room for Fear in the Heart of a Christian!

The Bible speaks of two kinds of fear. First, there is the fear that is commanded (Ecclesiastes 12:13). This fear involves respect, honor, reverence, and awe. The second type of fear is forbidden (Revelation 21:8). This type of fear is synonymous with dread, alarm, fright, and terror. Consider three things the Bible has to say …

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With Whom Are You Walking?

Do you realize your friends will help determine where you spend eternity?  It’s true!  Your friends can help strengthen your faith!  But they can also help weaken your faith!  Consider these words from Proverbs 13:20 – “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm” (ESV).  Your friends have …

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An Inheritance in Heaven

Have you ever received an inheritance upon someone’s death?  Will you receive an inheritance when YOU die?  You must be thinking, “Nonsense, that’s not possible.”  Think again! If you are a Christian, you have an inheritance waiting for you.  Peter wrote, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten …

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Why Are so Many Afraid to Call It Sin?

"He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the Lord" (Proverbs 17:15). This verse serves to remind us of those who are increasingly quick to go to great lengths to lessen the atrocity of sin (Isaiah 5:20). But no matter what man may call sin, God …

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