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ISIS savages behead four children: Christian leader

ISIS savages behead four children: Christian leader http://cbn.com/tv/3879370412001 Four Christian children were beheaded by ISIS militants in Iraq for refusing to denounce Jesus and convert to Islam, according to the leader of the Anglican church in Baghdad. Canon Andrew White, … Continue reading

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Did Irenaeus believe in transubstantiation?

Did Irenaeus believe in transubstantiation? It looks like Irenaeus (c. AD 202) did not believe in transubstantiation: It was all spiritual for him. He believed like many of his time, in the spiritual participation in Christ. But, in noway he … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis on Lending Money with Interest

C. S. Lewis on Lending Money with Interest There is one bit of advice given to us by the ancient heathen Greeks, and by the Jews in the Old Testament, and by the great Christian teachers of the Middle Ages, … Continue reading

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Islam and the Destruction of Eastern and North African Christianity

Islam and the Destruction of Eastern and North African Christianity By Rodney Stark (from his book: The Triumph of Christianity, ch 12)  CHRISTIANITY DID NOT START OUT as a European religious movement; in early days far more missionary activity was … Continue reading

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More than just an evolution: entropy and complexity

More than just an evolution: entropy and complexity Let me just start by stating that I am not an evolutionary biologist. My studies and research are more in cell and molecular biology applied to cancer. So, I apologize in advance … Continue reading

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Jesus Deficit Disorder

Jesus Deficit Disorder We feel a massive disconnect in the church today, and we believe that the major disease of today’s church is JDD: Jesus Deficit Disorder. The person of Jesus has become increasingly politically incorrect and is being replaced … Continue reading

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Persons vs. Objects

      Persons vs. Objects Man is the only true sacred creature in the eyes of the Lord We show reverence for “sacred” buildings Or reverence for the “sacred” laws and regulations Or reverence for “sacred” territory or land … Continue reading

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The War on Christians: The Rising Genocide

The War on Christians: The Rising Genocide—Newsweek Powerfully Weighs In The grim news has been unrelenting.  Every week I read stories on the persecuted church around the world. But most of us never hear these stories because they rarely make it … Continue reading

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Love for one another

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13:35)

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C. S. Lewis on “rituals”

C. S. Lewis on “rituals” When the mind becomes more capable of abstraction and analysis this old unity (between rituals and God) breaks up. And no sooner is it possible to distinguish the rite from the vision of God than … Continue reading

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Tears of the Elderly

Tears of the Elderly In the Name of Jesus, we ask everybody to honor the elderly. Please gave them love, compassion and help. Do not leave them alone.  Visit them in their senior homes.  Also, please do not let your … Continue reading

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Can these bones live?

Can these bones live? 1 The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2 He … Continue reading

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Lion of the tribe of Judah

Lion of the tribe of Judah And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals … Continue reading

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Do not say, ‘I am only a youth

Do not say, ‘I am only a youth But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a youth’; for to all to whom I send you, you shall go, and whatever I command you, you shall … Continue reading

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The most dangerous change

The most dangerous change The most dangerous change that happened to Christianity was the creation of professional clergy. Faith became a job. Love became duty. Hope became future planing. And Jesus became a dictator hiding in the seventh heaven.

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Living Like Children

Living Like Children Many religious people think of life with God as a continuous test. As if we are required to pass certain exams to go to Heaven. Not at all. Heaven is for free. Everything God created for us … Continue reading

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Heretics

Heretics There is no doubt these days, in one form or another, that we are all heretics. We all sinners, and in need of the glory of the Lord. “For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who … Continue reading

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The Value of Eternity

The Value of Eternity Dear: The bible, the altar, the cup (of wine), the tray (of bread), all what is in the church, and the whole church building will not exist in eternity. Be careful for yourself brother. Look for … Continue reading

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The poor in Egypt: crying for help

The poor in Egypt: crying for help The poor in Egypt are crying for help while Muslim brotherhood, and their president Morsi, are busy helping the Palestinians in Gaza for their own political agendas. They are living in palaces while … Continue reading

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Maggie Gobran: Mother Teressa of Cairo

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A Christian View of Nature

A Christian View of Nature by G. K. Chesterton “The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our MOTHER: Nature is our SISTER. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but … Continue reading

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Can we eat money?

Can we eat money? I am not a sociologist or a historian, and I don’t claim any authority for what I write. However, I thought to share my view on money with others. Over our long history, humans almost always failed … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Fighting Monsters

Fighting Monsters Friedrich Nietzsche said: “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” Nietzsche created … Continue reading

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Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment

Reality Check: The “Jesus’ Wife” Coptic Fragment by Daniel B. Wallace There has been an unbelievable torrent of hoopla over a newly discovered—or rather, recently announced—Coptic fragment that speaks of Jesus as being married. The news of this small, business-card-sized … Continue reading

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Different flavors of slavery

Does it matter what kind of slave ? “So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will … Continue reading

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