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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 16 2012

No True Work Is Vain

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 No true work for God ever fails. Was there ever in this world such other apparent failure as there was in the life of Jesus, at the close of the day he died? Nothing seemed to be left. The Cross had buried in black floods of shame all that was beautiful …

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Sep 14 2012

What is Divine Intervention?

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Whenever I hear the term “divine intervention,” the image that usually comes to mind is the spectacular “signs and wonders.” That image stems from what I see on television such as the shows that televangelists put on to lure people into giving them money. In fact, as I was exploring the “divine intervention” question, I …

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Aug 31 2012

Do Christians Worship the Same God as Other Religions?

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Often we hear that Christians and other groups such as Mormons, Jews, Jehovah Witnesses or other faith groups worship the same God as Christians. Other faith groups use the same terminology as Christians and while their beliefs are vastly different from Orthodox Christianity, are they worshiping the same God as Christians? To answer this question, …

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Aug 12 2012

The Cost of Reaching the Best

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 Someone has been making a little calculation which is interesting. A bar of iron of a certain size, in its rough state, is worth five dollars. If it be made into horseshoes, it is worth twelve dollars. When it has been put through certain processes and then made into needles, instead …

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