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VIOLENCE!

VIOLENCE! The primary Christian message in any age should be to respond to those things that are paramount at that particular time. In this era, that thing which is topmost, is violence: family violence, national violence, violence against the unborn, racial violence, and religious violence. The truth is that unregenerate man loves violence, his books, […]

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DRESS REHEARSAL FOR A FALSE REVIVAL?

It never ceases to amaze me how supposedly intelligent Christians can so miss understanding Biblical prophecy; they have either missed it, they don’t care, or they are afraid. While Biblical end-times prophecy is unfolding like yesterday’s newspaper and foretells the very thing they are producing, they practice their religious hobbycraft in a cloud of delusion. […]

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Christians Voting???

For me, leaving the political arena, many years ago, was a hard won battle. I just felt sure that I needed to cast my vote to hold back the veil of darkness and to be a legitimate Christian, along with persuading many others to vote my way. What I discovered was that the veil of […]

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The Lesson of the Lamb

Christ’s example to us is richly illustrated, demonstrated, and exemplified by way of His many teachings and in His genius and spirit. He could have easily commanded armies and defeated every corrupt ruler and coercive power on earth, if it pleased Him. But He did not avail himself of such power. Christ yielded Himself, as […]

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A Question for Christians

I have a question for Christians, but let me prefix it with this note of clarification. I feel blessed to be living in America, and consider it my duty, as a follower of Christ, to honor our leaders, obey their laws, and to pay my taxes; I am not anti-America, as some may conclude when […]

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Gay Marriage Supreme Court Ruling

Orthodox Christians Must Now Learn To Live as Exiles in Our Own Country Voting Republican and other failed culture war strategies are not going to save us now Over at Time.com the above article chronicles the the demise of the Conservative American way of life, but is this some kind of surprise? Not to anyone […]

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Faith vs. Legalism in Church History

Can we learn from history? Yes we can if we will hear its voice. History has shown us a few things concerning the Church that should be of interest to us. Let’s look at a little history of the Church and of America. The Church Plus Law The Reformation is of relative lateness as concerning […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#6 Salvation is by Faith plus Works What the Bible says about works salvation: For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.… (Ephesians 2:8-9) For all have sinned and fall short […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation?

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church

#5 Is the Roman Catholic Church Necessary for Salvation? What the Bible says about salvation: But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in […]

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A Critique of Some of the False Teachings of the Catholic Church: #4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church?

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#4 Is the Pope the Head of the Church? The Roman Catholic Church says: The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, “is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.” “For the Roman Pontiff, by reason of his office as […]