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Remembering Compassion

In my last article, I made a statement that is not fully true when taken on its own. I went back and added some clarification that I regret leaving out. Here was the statement: “Christian, you are not mentally ill.

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What Matters Most

One thing Jesus criticized the religious leaders of his day for was “neglecting the weightier matters of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith.” As Christians, we should be trying to learn what righteous judgment looks like. As we learn judgment,

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Stages of Grief

A somewhat amusing though occurred to me today. You might have heard about the five typical stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I think I’ve been going through these stages of grief over the past few years.

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The Lord is Not Slack Concerning His Promises

I’ve been through the ringer the past few weeks, and I have not handled it well. My ability to control unproductive thoughts and ungodly speech has been nearly non existent. This world can be hard because the people in it

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Considering the Resurrection – Part 4 – Jesus is the Resurrection

This is the final article of the “Considering the Resurrection” series. We’ve discussed the nature of the resurrection and what that means for our present-day experience of the gospel as well as our hope of everlasting life. We’ve discussed the

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Who is to Blame for Attack on Christian Values?

Who is to blame for the attack on Christian values? Simply stated, we are. Christians are. One of the key lessons of Jesus is to get the beam out of our eye so we can see clearly. I love Christians.

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Taking Up The Cross

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me (Luke 9:23). Taking up our cross daily. Is that something we hear much about

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Your Brethren That Hated You…

It seems to me that Jesus has a soft spot for the underdogs, the rejected, those cast out or oppressed, and so on. It seems to me that Jesus stands by those who meekly and humbly follow him, those who

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Not for What We Believe, But to Who We Belong

Does Jesus love someone because they believe in a certain teaching or belong to a certain denomination of Christianity? I’ve been thinking about my own Christian journey, one of lukewarm faith to dangerous zealousness–a zeal to my own detriment, mostly.

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Overcoming Evil with Good (Part 4) How is this Preparation?

What does overcoming evil with good have to do with preparing for the end times? Let’s recap what we have discussed in the previous articles within this series. In Overcoming Evil with Good (Part 1) What is Evil? we discussed: •

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These are the things that ye shall do: Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: And let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things I hate, saith the Lord.  — Zechariah 8:16-17