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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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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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Fortune Telling Fruits

Are you more of an apple kind of person, or a pear? Perhaps an orange or kiwi, or maybe even one of those lemon types? What does the fruit of your life have to say about your future? The book … Continue reading

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Power of Prepositions: Their effect on belief

The truth is in the details. (I have no interest in giving the Devil credit for being in the details, as is often popularized in a similar phrase). When we are careful to measure the impact of words, their meanings … Continue reading

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The Principal Principle–A sliding scale of value

The Trinity is like an egg, or so the analogy goes – shell, whites, and yoke. As we come up on Easter, that three-parts-to-an-egg way of trying to help explain the complexity of a spiritual truth by using a physical … Continue reading

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What We Do Is Proof Of Who We Are

Was God schizophrenic when he inspired the writers of the Bible? Some times Scripture just seems confusing. It states one thing and then elsewhere appears to contradict itself. My family took some time, in our reading through Claiming Christ, to consider the … Continue reading

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Claims or Clams: the search for Pearls

“Impress them upon your children. Talk about them when you sit at home” so commands the Lord (Dt 6:7). And so it begins. Once again we embark upon a family study journey. I downloaded the ebook version of Claiming Christ … Continue reading

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Why Does New Covenant Scripture Sometimes Judge By Works?

The following has been adapted from a recent email exchange. Kevin, I have been concerned about Revelation 20:12. I’m puzzled why this scripture mentions that the dead would be judged according to their works–since we are saved by grace (Eph … Continue reading

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