Category Archives: Christian Gospel

Divine Direction – Seeking Clarity

We all want to know the right answer. Whether it is a student in school, or a businessman evaluating a new investment opportunity, or a mom trying to raise her child, or a Christian looking for direction in choices they … Continue reading

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Jesus Broke The Law – or did he?

It is one of those disturbing questions that haunt the theology and teaching of many Christians. Did Jesus perfectly keep the Mosaic Law? It seems unthinkable to even ask such a question, since it is rightly believed that he always … Continue reading

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Every Sin Forgiven, Except

There are dramatic reasons for eye shadow. Whether applied by a stage actor, or an adolescent looking for attention, or even by a prostitute, there is something well known about carefully applied eye shadow: it draws greater attention from others … Continue reading

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Who I AM?

Questions are often recognized as the most powerful tool of human language. Whether through the Socratic method, or through some form of art that raises unexpected thoughts in the observer’s mind, questions confront assumptions and cause us to seek answers. … Continue reading

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Mystery of Jesus as Lord

Many call Jesus Lord. Few really understand what they are saying. The name Lord, much like the name God, into whatever language or culture it is spoken, carries a wide range of intended meanings. As a pastor recently taught in … Continue reading

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Mere Infants – Passionate Christians who are Worldly

Mirrors are not always kind, especially if we are Snow White or we are getting older. Still, we find them very useful in being able to see things about ourselves that otherwise are hard to recognize. The letters Paul wrote … Continue reading

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Whispers of Salvation–Are you listening for details?

Listening is a skill rarely taught in schools, in work, or even in church. Most people use listening as a method of personal benefit, rather than to learn or understand. Typically, we listen just enough to decide if there is … Continue reading

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Some Things God Will Never Share

There are two aspects of independence that God reserves to himself—two expressions of his will that he refuses to allow separately in any other living being. They are the two extremes of interaction. These two, God will not share with … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Shock of Advent

The coming of Jesus confronts the most important beliefs of God’s people. It was true for the Jews, and it will likely be the same for Christians. Advent is a term used to speak about the coming of Jesus, which … Continue reading

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Complacency Kills

Danger lurks everywhere, but sleep is sweet when a guard is well posted. Have you ever watched a bird or deer feeding? Animals that know that predators lurk in the shadows, eat with a constant alertness. They may drop their … Continue reading

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