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Monthly Archive: March 2010

Mar 31 2010

My Easter Rant

easter rant victorian rabbit

I want to start off with as a Christian, I have NOTHING against celebrating the resurrection of our Redeemer.  In fact, I think it’s a wonderful event to celebrate.  Our Redeemer conquered death.  It is this that is celebrated.    Now that my disclaimer is out of the way, I’m going to share some thoughts about …

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Mar 30 2010

Love – Agape and Phileo

Love Agape Phileo

The Greek language has several different words for “love.”  This may be confusing since we only have the one word – “love.”  The Greek language actually has several words that we translate to English as “love.”  The are numerous Greek words which are:       agapaō (G25) phileō (G5368) agapē (G26) philanthrōpía (G5363) philadelphía …

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Mar 29 2010

Repent And Be Saved

repent and be saved

You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder! James 2:19 (ESV) That’s an oft-quoted verse that people use to demonstrate that mere belief in His existence does not save. Belief in God does not save. Belief in Jesus as the Savior does not save. Belief in Jesus as the …

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Mar 28 2010

Passover In The New Covenant

passover

Typically, Christians do not celebrate Passover but instead, celebrate Easter which is right around the corner.  However, messianic Jewish congregations do celebrate Passover.  Since Passover begins March 29, 2010, I thought it would be nice to understand Passover and especially from a Messianic or from the New Covenant approach. Passover is the celebration of the …

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Mar 24 2010

What Is The Gospel Message?

Believe and Receive

What a silly question for a Christian blog. Why do I even bring it up? I bring it up because, unfortunately, people add to the Gospel Message. People add works to the simple message of the Gospel.  It is very disheartening to hear Christians adding works to the Gospel, trying to convince someone that they …

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