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What is the Synagogue of Satan?

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The phrase “synagogue of Satan” can be ambiguous yet gratuitously used without any clear explanation of what it means. There are two scriptures I’ll use as the basis for my explanation: “He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we …

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Why Self-Improvement Just Doesn’t Quite Do the Job

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“I don’t want to be the bearer of bad news…” This is a statement normally used by people when it comes to telling the truth about people. The minister has a similar burden of a doctor when it comes to delivering the harsh truth to someone about a terminal illness. …

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Death: The Beginning of so Much More We Have to Look Forward To

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Have you ever asked why we are all here? Have you ever asked why this place? Why earth? Why would we be made to dwell here by an obviously intelligent Being? Why this historical connection between the divine and man; God and man? Throughout history people have poked at these …

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How Satan Fools Us into Believing a Life with God Is Boring

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The world is a grand buffet arrayed in every way to appease the eyes of its onlookers. The aroma is appetizing and it lures us into its grasp with ease. We go into the world gorging ourselves day after day and scraping the plate of our pleasure, yet we return …

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Are You Truly a Follower of Christ?

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As Christians, we all tell the world that we are saved through the atoning work of Jesus the Christ. To the world, they don’t really have a clue as to the depth of that statement, and sometimes when I look at what we call church today, I wonder if any …

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A Timely Article About Time for Those Who Have Time to Read It

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Every consequence is eternal, and if Satan can’t make you be bad, he’ll make you be busy. For five years as a Christian I have feverishly studied and admired the quality of God which was brought to my attention first–His eternal nature. You’ve heard Him called the Alpha & Omega, …

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Where Is Your Hope?

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Since January I have put my hope in different avenues to help support my family financially. I’ve tried making money blogging, considered writing a book, as well as a few other ideas. However, it wasn’t until mid-March that I realized my hope was in temporal things and not the things that …

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I’m Struggling in a Hospital Bed & God Allowed it on Purpose

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I’m laying in a hospital bed—miserable, bored, depressed, and confused. I’ll spare you the details, but to make a long story short I’ve had a heart defect since birth. At thirty-one years of age it has caused two major heart surgeries and five less serious procedures, the last of which unsuccessfully took …

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The Phrase “Rest in Peace” and the Power of Cultural Influence

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This week, we’ve experienced the loss of three beloved and accomplished entertainers and celebrities. The outpouring of grief has been tremendous. It was one after the other, to the point that it left little room to process and fully reflect on each of them. The loss of former WWE female …

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Why Suicidal Thoughts Should Lead to Christ

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Suicide & Salvation Lord willing, tonight I will walk into the midst of a group of teenagers who just lost a peer to the hopeless grip of suicide.  The weight of the situation as their youth leader is not beyond me.  At a moment like this, it becomes crystal clear …

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