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Are We Over Complicating the Preaching of the Gospel?

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What can be added to perfection? Imagine taking a sharpie and attempting to enhance the famous painting of Mona Lisa. Your efforts would most likely deface such a wonderful painting more than improve it. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is complete and perfect, yet in our efforts to win souls …

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Wisdom Is All Around Us but Do We Take Heed to It?

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There’s a verse in Proverbs that continues to catch my attention that I didn’t really notice much before: Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; at the head of the noisy streets she cries out;     at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: “How long, …

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Did Jesus Heal the Mentally Ill?

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Aside from his death and resurrection, Jesus the Christ is most famous for the miracles that are reported of Him in the four gospel witnesses as is shown here, And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of …

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Turning Anger Into Righteousness

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There’s been much grief and anger raging in America these days. Jesus understands anger and grief and He experienced them Himself. He’s had to control His own anger as well as die at the hands of others’ anger and evil. Many of us are so angry, even in the church, …

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Video: Andy Mineo & Lecrae Rescued a Suicidal Transgender Woman from an NYC Bridge

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Updated: Original video that this post was initially about has been added below. Andy Mineo has detailed a pretty wild experience on his Instagram Story which as of post time is still up. I will do my best to retell it and share the point he was trying to make …

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Lakewood Church’s Relief Response and the Danger of Slander

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On Friday night, August 25th, Hurricane Harvey touched down in Texas with force and fury. The storm affected multiple cities, and caused a catastrophic amount of loss and destruction. This storm continues to move slowly, with reports of heavy rain forecasting that the storm won’t fully end until Friday. Houston …

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Understanding God’s Wrath

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In my last article, “The Troubling Reality of God’s Wrath and Why it’s Misunderstood“, I wrote about the trouble we have processing the wrath of God, and how there is nuance in how God expressed His wrath in the Scriptures and still today. There are two ways that He expresses …

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Guilt: Does it Have a Character-Building Purpose?

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Have you ever acted or reacted out of guilt? Guilt carries power. In fact, many confessions are brought about because of guilt. For this reason, guilt destroys relationships. When guilt settles in, it demotivates you. Guilt is an emotion and a byproduct of it is shame. Shame and guilt will …

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The Proverbs 31 Woman is Nearly Non-Existent

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The role of women on the planet is of great and sometimes very emotional discussion. In the so-called most free Nation on Earth, American women are a little complicated in some ways that should be examined. The women’s suffrage movement has been a catalyst and example for attempts in other parts …

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