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Immediate Immersion: the Acts, the New Testament & the Early Church On How to be Saved: A Practical Guide (Acts 2:38-41)

The practical guidance Peter gives is simple. Repent. Accept the message, the good news of Jesus Christ. Continue reading

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Old Abandoned Buildings & Man’s Mortality

Old abandoned buildings are nothing in and of themseles, but they are significant signs of the passing of time, the change of people and places, the lives and deaths of people, the arising of ideas and needs and wants of people that built the building for a purpose that time has proved to be obsolete and faded into the unknown inconsequential past that no one really remembers ith any regard or importance. Continue reading

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What is the Gospel? EPHESIANS 2:1-10 (Part III): The Difference

God is. He is holy and gracious and rich in mercy and abounding in love, and this love he loves us with is the greatest conceivable kind of love ever! “But God…” is a promise: Continue reading

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What is the Gospel? EPHESIANS 2:1-10 (Part II): Our [Previous] Identity & Character

How can my life of nothing, hopelessness, just living one way and then another, being blown around by the winds of life, not having real, consistent peace and joy in my life but just following whatever I desire, how can it be changed to something else? Continue reading

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What YOU voted for: Freedom to Live or Freedom to Murder?

If there is a possibility of the belief that the fetus is a person, then one would logically conclude that it is also a possibility that destroying/killing/stopping the development of/ending the growth of that fetus is actually killing a person, thus murder. Continue reading

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Self-Worship Vs. “Creator-Fingerprinted” Creation

I believe the universal liking of nice things is a reflection of a deep, inherrent knowledge of a “good” and a “bad” existing in the world.

So, although people may have a motivation to have good things/nice things as defined by their peers/culture/society/family, the heart of the universal liking of niceness is a matter of the eternal God having made all men to know him, his truth, his reality, and to have a right relationship with him. Continue reading

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