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Spoon Feeding is for Infants

No pain, no gain. (photographer) The saying is intended to validate the need for working through the hard stuff before expecting to acquire something of real value. The same principle can apply even to Bible Study and the persistent search … Continue reading

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Absent from the Top 10 Lists

The New Covenant does not typically appear on top 10 lists. It is the substance of the current agreement between God and Christians, and yet it seldomĀ elicitsĀ much attention in Sermons or in group bible studies. Our family bible study through … Continue reading

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Feet of Clay

What would likely happen if you tried baking a three-tiered wedding cake with the bottom layer made out of pudding? Do you think the result would be much different for a prize-fighter who enters the ring with both feet in … Continue reading

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Spiritual Polygamy: Choosing between Two Beauties

We can’t have both. You don’t have to go there. You have the freedom to go it alone. However, to do so is a lonely affair and so most choose to partner up. It doesn’t matter whether or not a … Continue reading

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Getting the Rug Pulled Out from Under

The rug was about to be yanked; all that stood upon it would no longer remain standing. The mountain was about to explode; life as it had been would never be the same again. The familiar would become dark; the … Continue reading

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Consumed by Unchecked Fury

Unchecked fury consumes everything in its path. To say the least, it is dangerous behavior to allow ourselves to be so overcome with passion that we potentially violate others. Divine revenge is promised against those who negatively impinge upon the … Continue reading

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Wineskins Review from GCI President Joseph Tkach

“I pray your book receives the wide reading it deserves.” [A special thanks to Mr Tkach for his thoughtful review of Wineskins; This excerpt reprinted from email on 10/14/11.]

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Desperate Times call for Desperate People

Times had become desperate and intervention was imminent. Few were going to make it out alive. Not even the animals could escape this one. The events set in motion would forever change the face of the earth. Such were the … Continue reading

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Rites of Initiation and War Paint

Although my son had not witnessed it before, he was especially intrigued with the old confirmation method of agreement done by each party spitting into their hand and then shaking upon their agreement. It’s a boy thing, I guess. The … Continue reading

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Beyond Wealthy – Hitting the Jackpot

Setting the stage for a compare-and-contrast of biblical covenants is not likely to inspire the younger generations to jump for joy. I suppose most people would not consider such a topic to rank near the top of their late night … Continue reading

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