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What Did You Accept?

Almost every believer will tell you that they’ve accepted Jesus Christ as their savior. We’re taught that accepting Jesus is the only way to salvation, and without this acceptance, we’re condemned to an eternity in hell. For a lot of people, just hearing that statement is all it takes to accept Jesus…

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Transitions

My friend John just posted this on Facebook, and as soon as I saw it, I asked his permission to share it on my blog. It is a message that the church must hear & come to terms with. So, with his blessing, I’m honored to introduce you to my very good friend, John Miltenberger…

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When Believers Refuse to Believe

Earlier this year as Covid-19 began to shake things up, my wife and I talked at length about how the body of Christ would be exposed in this. I recall saying that I felt that the rooftops of churches were going to be peeled back, uncovering those hiding under religion and separating church affiliates from the ones who make up the actual Church. What I’m seeing playing out in open view is that the faith community is shrinking drastically. I’m not talking about people walking away from Christianity, but people who claim to be of the faith, but are so lost in denial of how our faith is calling us to respond that they cannot see straight….

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The Revelation of Truth: Part 1

In Jesus’ life on Earth, He was 100% human. He was also, and is the Son of God. His natural identity was completely perfect and His heavenly identity was completely perfect. Each of these personas were different and they were also both right. Only one, though, is understood solely by divine revelation from the Father. […]

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The Greatest Need

We see what we interpret as need everywhere that we look. Everywhere Jesus walked, He saw need. I cannot begin to fathom what it would have been like for Him, having the answer to every need and at the same time being rejected so widely by such needy and broken people. 

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An Offer for the Living

My pastor tells the story of his college days, referring back to a time when he was, what I would call a bit less settled. He was well known on campus for his riff raff antics, making him a target for the local religious clubs. They were determined and competing to get him saved, and he knew it. He describes one of their rescue missions in one of the most clever exchanges that I’ve heard. I have to be honest, I wish that I had thought of this, but at least I get to be the one to tell it to you.

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