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Obesity and the Sin of Gluttony in the Church

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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

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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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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?

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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?

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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

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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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In Light of God’s Sovereignty, It’s Time We Cut Adam Some Slack

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Disclaimer: I’m about to delightfully dance with doctrinal topics such as sovereignty and free will, and then more than likely refuse to argue with anyone about it in the comments section. That’s simply not my goal here. I don’t call myself a Calvinist, Arminian, Molonist, or anything else other than …

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The Intelligent Design We Rarely Speak of: Sin’s Consequences

Sin Will Find You

As a former evolution-believing atheist, my walk as a believer has been filled with studying a variety of defenses of the faith, a topic better known as apologetics, and one I have thoroughly enjoyed.  Of course another focus has been the study of God’s word as my love for Him …

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Jesus, All Time Grace by an Affectionate God

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Grace is the overflowing favor of God, and you can always count on it being available to draw upon as needed. Hebrews 5:1-10, Jesus is referred to as a “better” priest and as a better priest, He secures a better covenant and makes a better sacrifice. We’ve been made the …

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