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Why Knowledge Isn’t Always Beneficial to Us


I was reading Genesis 3:22 and remembered wondering in the past why the Most High would look down on such a thing as having knowledge. Check it out: And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach …

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Understanding God’s Wrath


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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Obesity and the Sin of Gluttony in the Church


The Church is supposed to be representative of the Lord Jesus Christ. Even in our flawed condition, we shine forth the light of Christ, hoping to pierce this world of darkness. We know that there ought to be great focus placed on spiritual manners, yet in this endeavor we often …

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

Your New Self Green Road Sign Over Dramatic Clouds and Sky.

“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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Do You Truly Understand the Responsibilities and Burdens Your Spouse Carries?

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In my previous article I discussed the position of women according to the Word of God in terms of her being commanded to be in subjection and in obedience to man, and how for many, in their sinful minds, they see this command as being oppressive and chauvinistic. But when …

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Are Women Really to Submit to Their Husbands?


You know the saying, “Women are from Venus, men are from Mars”? The idea is that we’re coming from two different places and don’t understand each other. There’s some underlying truth there but I believe we’re so alike that it’s scary. Our sisters sometimes feel we don’t understand, appreciate or respect …

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Should Believers Rebuke Unbelievers’ Sins?


I’ve begun to grow very tired of the stereotypical view of Christians from those outside of the church, that we as a collective seem to be very hypocritical much of the time. If we are honest, sometimes we can easily lose sight of our own shortcomings as we work to …

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Be Wary of Seeds of Death


Matthew 13 is one of the many parabolic teachings of Christ. The parable speaks of a sower going forth to sow or scatter seed. The seeds fall into divers places, and depending on the conditions of the land where it falls, it either grows or it doesn’t. The seed here …

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