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Mar 21 2013

Who are the Jews and the 12 tribes of Israel

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There is confusion as to who the Jewish people are with respect to biblical accounts. Today when we use the word “Jew” or Jewish,” we are not necessarily using the term in the same way that is used in the Word of God. The Word of God does not use the term “Jews” to refer …

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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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Feb 21 2013

How were people saved before Christ?

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Prior to the fall (Genesis 3:7), salvation was by perfect obedience to the law. However, this was not really salvation as there was no sin until the fall. In other words, Adam and Eve did not need to be saved from the penalty of sin. After the fall, salvation by God became necessary. The same …

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Jan 27 2013

Be a Blessing

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 God gives us nothing to keep altogether as our very own. What he gives us, is still his, and we have only the use of it. It is merely lent to us. This means that it is to be returned again to God, when we have ended our use of it. …

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