Category Archives: Christian Gospel

The Mountain and The Law–Stating the Obvious

In my neck-of-the-woods, there is a common reference that all the locals know. Whenever someone who has spent any length of time in Washington State hears the reference, “the Mountain”, they instantly know to what the speaker is referring. We … Continue reading

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Buried Alive in Baptism

Death by water submersion is a strange way to live. The Christian practice of water baptism confuses many, and understandably so. It is not a normal practice. It is one of those rituals cloaked in mystery and spiritual activity, and … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Assurance–An alternative to Faith

When studying the word of God, there are times when I feel overwhelmed by some insight declared through the pages of Scripture and it compels me to respond. If no one is around to share the wonder, then I sit … Continue reading

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To Be Righteous

Only those believers in Jesus who are maturing in their Christian faith are capable of understanding righteousness. What it means to be righteous, let alone to understand the concept itself, remains hidden from all others, even from many church members. … Continue reading

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Lord of All: The Right of Expectation

Two thousand years of Christian history, and still people struggle with what it means for Jesus to be Lord. As prophesied by the Holy Spirit, through nearly all the Bible writers, many ministers will look and sound good, but distort … Continue reading

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The Self-Rule Experiment

The exercise of power in human existence is concentrated in government, which establishes laws, controls and collects all types of value (like money, land, and rights), and enforces its chosen form of organization (through soldiers, police, and judiciary) at the … Continue reading

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Faith to Move Mountains

By its very definition, faith is mysterious and beyond full comprehension. It speaks of a form of trust that, though it is built on what is reasonable and knowledgeable, it goes beyond what can be understood. For most Christians, faith … Continue reading

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Mysterious Humility

Of all the qualities of virtue, few are cloaked in as much mystery as humility. Like anything rare, the true nature of humility is not easily measured or known. It is simply impossible to gather enough humble subjects to effectively … Continue reading

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More Blessed than Mary the Mother of Jesus

The disciples of Jesus were reprimanded for discussing who among them would be the greatest in the Lord’s Kingdom. However, Jesus himself taught about those whom God calls the greatest, and it may not be what you’d expect. The Bible … Continue reading

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Church Membership Fulfills Prophecy

Club membership has its benefits. That is the point, of course, to provide members with attractive value-add features and opportunities that outsiders don’t receive. If your “in”, then you are in the good stuff; if your “out”, then you are … Continue reading

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