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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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Question: Systematic Theology

Students dare not question the logic of logic—it is considered illogical and deserving of rebuke. Philosophically, there is no greater foundation commonly accepted than that which can be reasoned. The rationalizations from the human mind are considered the bedrock of … Continue reading

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Straw-Man Tactics

One of the talents of a trained debater—be it a politician, public relations person, or a preacher—is to establish identifiable targets to knock down. Hidden and moving targets are difficult to confront. A stationary target, and especially one we ourselves … Continue reading

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Why? I just need to know why!

From age to age, the most asked question by every person from every culture throughout history has been, “why?”. Philosophers, scientists, politicians, parents, news-watchers and star-gazers, and all those who struggle at times, want to know why. Why did this … Continue reading

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Setting Your Anchor on the Gospel (3 of 3)

The boy and his best friend could track everything, but one wily coon always seemed to stay one trick ahead. An old-timer suggested he try the Shiny Trick. Along a known racoon trail, the boy drilled a hole in a … Continue reading

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Setting Your Anchor on the Gospel (2 of 3)

The gnarly old salt rowed his boat up onto the deserted island, grabbed the bow rope and anchor stick, found a favorable spot, tapped the stick home, and tied his boat up with plans to explore the shoreline. As soon … Continue reading

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Truth Transcends

Truth cannot be reasoned. [A previous series on this blog presented the concept of Truth, but this article will consider the philosophical problem.] Philosophy is only as good as the validity of thought. Incorrect thinking leads to poor observations. To … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ In Me – The greatest response to the gospel

There is one work that stands above all others, a gift from God that is offered to every believer. It is the greatest responding act to the gospel, bar none. Nothing else is spoken of as often, in terms of … Continue reading

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TRADITION…tradition!

Perhaps it is no coincidence that our 2.5 year family review of what the Bible means by “being Christian” ends in the book Claiming Christ with an appendix reference–during the Christmas season–to tradition. Few other times of the year, cloak … Continue reading

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Sanitary Grace

In a culture rampant with spreading diseases like Ebola or AIDS, it comes as no surprise when well meaning people attempt to apply their newly acquired training to sanitize their world. Germs get on everything. They can spread unseen and … Continue reading

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