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A screaming room in every hospital

After directing her to a quiet room for prayer, the doctor thought to himself that there should be a screaming room in every hospital Continue reading

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Human responsibility and God’s sovereign election

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Beyond my own comments on this subject, I’ve included several helpful summaries related to God’s sovereign election and the moral responsibility of human beings. Consider the following excellent summary. The Westminster Confession “God from all eternity,…

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God so loved the world?

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Scripture speaks of God’s love as world-wide. “God so loved the World that He gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16). But who…

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What do we know about Jesus Christ?

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It’s an indisputable fact of history that there existed in the first century a man identified as Jesus of Nazareth. We possess detailed accounts of his birth, life, contemporaries, and his death. We know when he…

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Two-fold daily encounter with God

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  Like many of you, I work through my challenges in the presence of God. How amazing that He invites one like me into His presence! The great paradox of this grace is how humbling and…

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Preoccupied with the perception of others

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Audio version here The most common argument among the early disciples of Jesus focused on their desire to be considered the greatest. We might find it unusual and disturbing that they openly pursued self-promotion, but the…

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Power of forgiveness

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It is reported that when Thomas Edison and his staff were developing the incandescent light bulb, it took hundreds of hours to manufacture a single bulb. One day, after finishing a bulb, he handed it to…

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Evil and death are conquered!

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As we approach the time of year when Christians focus on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we stand in awe of the way God chose for victory over evil and death.  Take time to…

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Worship in praise!

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Despondency has a way of selectively focusing on certain aspects of life and conveniently overlooking others. When my heart is heavy, I easily fall for selective focus. I need to hear the call of the psalmist…

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Restoring Vital Optimism

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According to historian John Keegan, in a particular battle during World War I, the British lost 70,000 troops and suffered an unthinkable number of wounded. With this loss, the British also lost a general mood of…

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