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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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Oct 02 2011

How much repentance is necessary for salvation?

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This post is a companion to my last post title “How Much Must We Believe?” I had a conversation late last year and it has stuck with me.  It is a conversation that I have thought about on and off since then.  While I don’t recall how the conversation started or how the conversation turned …

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Oct 15 2009

Judging Others?

For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Do you not judge those who are within the church? But those who are outside, God judges. 1 Corinthians 5:12-13

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Sep 18 2009

Is Jesus God?

As perplexing and confounding as it may seem, there are those that profess Christ as their Savior while denying He is God incarnate. I have seen it on the internet and I have even heard those who proclaim Jesus as their savior, assert that Jesus is a great man but not God incarnate. The question that needs to be answered is can a person be saved and escape damnation while claiming Him as their savior yet deny Him His deity? Is Jesus God? Must we believe that He is God?

A more appropriate question should be “who has the authority to forgive sin against God?”

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Aug 11 2009

What is it with Christians and Salvation?

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I once had someone ask me “what is it with you Christians and salvation?” It is a good question. Salvation means “the act of saving; preservation from destruction, danger or great calamity; the state of being saved or protected from harm, risk, etc.; a source, cause, or means of being saved or protected from harm, risk, …

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