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Mar 20 2013

Sin in the garden

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Not the sin in the Garden of Eden, the sin in my garden. For many seasons, I waged  war against the weeds growing on my lawn.  I’d buy all sorts of expensive and noxious chemicals and fancy weed-pullers in my efforts to kill them.  The weeds would just laugh and mock me, multiplying and spreading …

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Mar 18 2013

Invictus, captain of my soul?

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I first came across the poem Invictus by William Ernest Hensley several years ago on an Internet forum I used to hang out on.  An avowed atheist who posted there would occasionally sign his posts off with it.  If I had encountered the poem  when I was an atheist, I would have loved it.  As …

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Mar 03 2013

Making a Living and Making a Life

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 Governor Russell, of Massachusetts, in addressing a graduating class, said, “There is one thing in this world better than making a living — and that is making a life.” The words are worthy of most careful pondering. It is the duty of everyone to make a living. “Six days shall you …

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Oct 24 2012

Should Christians Attend Synagogue?

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Several years ago, I attended a Messianic bible study on Friday nights. The person who led the study was a Jewish believer. There were about 10-15 of us who attended this study, 80% of which were Jewish believers. The rest of us were gentiles. I remember a conversation that I heard between a couple of …

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Sep 19 2012

Is Satan able to create life?

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  If Pharaoh’s magicians changed their rods into snakes through being empowered by Satan, does that mean that Satan has the power to create life? While the Bible does not specifically tell us how the magicians were able to copy the miracles performed by Moses through God’s power, the two possibilities are that they either …

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