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How to Save the Hypothetical Man

(Audio File) The Bible is filled with many wonderful things, but of all found there, nothing compares to the gospel message of Jesus Christ. Yet, when I teach about this salvation plan explained in Acts 2:38 necessitates repentance, baptism in Jesus’ name, and the infilling of the Holy Ghost, I am often asked if that applies […]

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Battle Fields and Harvest Fields

I once sat through a sermon where the preacher got the message of Joel 3:10 wrong. He taught Joel was telling “the Church” to change their farming tools into weapons of war. He mentioned he knew this was the opposite of what is said in Isaiah 2:4, but he saw what is happening in the world today as […]

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Building on the Ruins of Religion – Part 2 of 5

RELATIONSHIP AND NOT RELIGION I’ve heard it said religion is man’s approach to God, and a relationship is God’s approach to man. I must agree. The Encarta Dictionary defines “religion as: (PLEASE NOTE: any Bolds, UPPERCASES, Underlines, or [bracketed area comments] are added by me.) “(1) people’s beliefs and opinions concerning the existence, nature, and worship of a deity or deities, and divine involvement in […]

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Dreams Can Take Flight

Mark 9:23  Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. It all started over 100 years ago in a bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio. Two brothers, with the unlikely names of Wilbur and Orville, both self-taught engineers lacking high school diplomas and formal education, dreamed of the […]

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Faith and Trust

Faith untested is faith unknown, and it is during such tests that the level of a believer’s trust becomes so important. Jesus has all power in Heaven and in earth, so He also has power over every trouble, trial, and sickness. Consequently, just because a man or woman can’t see Him moving, that doesn’t mean […]

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Free Will and God’s Love

Free will is defined as: “the power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate; the ability to act at one’s own discretion” (Webster’s 1828 Dictionary). Confusion about free will often derives from a misunderstanding about God’s love. This confusion usually comes from the accusation that a God that allows mankind to suffer sin or the […]

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