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How One Man’s Death Saved Many

As I studied John 11, I was humbled by verses 49-50 where Caiaphas was prophesied and proclaimed to the people how it was better that Jesus die rather than everyone perish: “… Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, “You know nothing at all! You do not realize …

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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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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

“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?

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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