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Lamar Gibbs

Lamar Gibbs is a writer from Queens, New York by way of Brooklyn. He’s written for Christian Hip Hop website JamTheHype.com (formerly know as Dasouth.com). He's currently building on a vision God placed on his heart called Thoughts Of Redemption—a blog whose purpose is to give people an awareness and appreciation of sanctification of the mind—"Change your thinking because He changed your life".

The Role Scripture Plays in Helping Shape Who We Are

One of the hallmarks of a brand new relationship with God is the appetite that His children have for reading and studying the Bible. It’s that desire to know more about the new life we received that drives us to learn all we can through any means necessary. The longer …

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The Danger of Putting America on a Pedestal

Sometimes when we identify with a certain group or sports team, we may sometimes view what we’re apart of through a biased lens. Viewing these things through an honest lens is difficult because of how they contribute to our identity and how we do things. Take something as small as …

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Podcast: A Character Study of Peter the Apostle

When we read the Scriptures, we are introduced to many people and the relationships they had with God. Every person we read about in the Bible has their own histories and personalities that make them unique. Depending on the purpose of each book in the Bible, we get different levels …

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Have Christians Been Tricked into Using the Name ‘Jesus’?

There are many arguments used against the Christian faith, and until Jesus comes back, these arguments will continue. Speaking of Jesus, one argument happens to be about whether we should call our Lord by the name of Jesus. The letter ‘J’ was created after the 16th century and Christians around …

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Video: God Desires Integrity, Even When It’s Hard

Integrity is one of those things that’s greatly appreciated by many, yet followed by few. It’s almost like being abstinent or a virgin—it’s admirable by others if you’re doing it, but it would be crazy if they had to do it! For me personally, I’ve grown to really appreciate the …

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Does God Love Us All Equally?

There are a few verses in Scripture that have caused me to ponder and think over the years for different reasons depending on the verse, and there is one about the disciple John that really made me sit back and think. During Jesus’ last supper with His disciples, the Bible …

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Jealousy Is a Hidden Danger—Here’s Why

In the book of Proverbs, there’s a verse in chapter 27 where jealousy is contrasted against wrath and anger, and it’s a real eye-opener that I want to highlight here. Here’s the verse: Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, But who is able to stand before jealousy? Proverbs 27:4 (NKJV) The words describing …

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Why Did God Give Adam and Eve a choice in the First Place?

As a Christian, I’ve grown up hearing about the necessity of spiritual growth and going through the process, but there’s been times that I’ve wished God worked a bit more ‘magical’ than this. If we’re all honest with ourselves, we all want to either avoid the process, or want God …

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Is Life Truly Sacred and Does It Matter?

One of the starkest contrasts between human life and every other life form is the sacredness of human life—meaning how it’s set apart from everything else in honor and value. As a believer, I believe that it is only through Christ and the word of God that sacredness has the right context, …

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The Difference Between Heavenly and Demonic Wisdom

The importance of wisdom cannot be stated enough. It’s actually one of my favorite qualities in life. Proverbs says “Wisdom cries out in the marketplace.” But there are two forms of wisdom that exist that aren’t discovered as easily by human perception. The difference between the two are found in the intent and character …

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