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Faith Walk

Charles Miley said of his walk with Christ in the garden, that “the joy we share as we tarry there, none other has ever known.” I have wondered about that and then realized that each person who lives by faith has a unique relationship with the Lord. For example, when...

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Just By Faith

How do you love those that hate you? When they falsely accuse you?  When they say all manner of evil against you?  When they call you a hater?  When they consider you to be an ignoramus? When they mock what is good and extol what is evil?  Sometimes you have...

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Trying Your Faith

Your faith will be tested.  Count on it.  It is the nature of faith.  It will be tested to the point that you wonder if you can hold on.  It will seem like your heart is made of lead.  The sky will be black.  Things will seem hopeless. Your faith...

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How “Muslim” is Your Faith?

Finding forgiveness for sins and peace with God are very important to anyone who is not an atheist or an agnostic.  The acknowledgement that there is One who inhabits eternity brings with it a sense of awe and also that unsettled feeling of being unworthy to be in His presence....

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When the Fog Lifts…Make a Note

The late John R. W. Stott, Anglican cleric and prolific Christian writer, stated that he mostly went around in a kind of fog but periodically the fog would lift and he would gain a clear insight into some truth.  He observed that during those brief moments of clarity he needed...

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The Gospel Standard for Truth

The standard for everything in the Christian life is the gospel.  If we move away from the gospel in our teaching, preaching, or even our personal spiritual confidence to something else, we cease to be New Testament believers.  This is no small thing.  The Reformation was necessary because of ecclesiastics...

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The Worsening of Evil

How could it get worse than the last century when multitudes of people were brutally killed by various totalitarian regimes? The terror of Soviet communism, the barbarity of the Nazis, the killing fields of Cambodia, the massacres of Mao, all violently took the lives of multiplied millions of people.

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