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Baptism: A Spiritual Perspective

There has been a lot of discussion and debate on the blogs I have visited lately, and no little heat generated, on both sides of the issue of baptismal regeneration. But, one thing that is obviously missing is the spiritual perspective and meaning of baptism. Baptism is one of those topics that men love to […]

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Christian Hatred Getting Worse

Today I saw a bumper sticker that read “So Many Christians, So Few Lions.” I had pulled into a McDonald’s for lunch and happened to come along side a nice looking Mercedes automobile with this sticker on the bumper, so I pulled in beside it. I decided to wait for a few minutes to see […]

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A Rare Message: Will You Stumble?

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Here is a sermon that most people, in the New Age Church of the 21st century, will never hear. Most church planters will find in this sermon instructions on how NOT to grow a Church. But, what we WILL find in this sermon, if we understand the Bible, is the laying of a solid foundation, […]

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The Cup And The Fire: The Brotherhood Of Suffering

Reading: Mark 10:35-39; Matthew 26:27, 28, 39, 42; Luke 22:20; John 18:11; 1 Corinthians 10:16, 11:26 I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But, I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed! (Luke 12:49, 50 NIV) Read these […]

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Are You Still Eating From That Tree?

In the Garden of Eden was the "tree of knowledge of good and evil. . . . And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat." Genesis 2:9-17. It was the […]