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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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Nov 07 2011

Motivational Christianity

Prosperity gospel and a unicorn have something in common - Both are a myth

After my last post on Shocking Christian Books, I just happened to listen to a Joel Osteen video on YouTube.  The guy is really good.  He is personable and engaging.  Problem is he’s not a preacher but a motivational speaker.  He motivates people on how to feel good about themselves.  I looked up motivational speaker …

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Mar 18 2010

Inner Healing Anyone?

Inner Healing

Many years ago, a Christian group that I belonged to was advocating inner healing.  Everybody was having it done so I agreed to be inner healed.  This woman came to my home, had me sit on my couch and close my eyes.  It felt more like she was trying to hypnotize me for she led …

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Mar 07 2010

Book Burning

Image by quinn.anya via Flickr Over the years as I have grown in faith, my understanding of theology has grown and, in some respects, has  even changed as I delved deeper into His Word.  I think that happens to many of us if not most of us.  Last night I had a conversation with a …

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Jan 24 2010

Sunday Morning Sermon-Does God Still Give Revelation?

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Today’s sermon is delivered by John MacArthur.  The topic is “Does God Still Give Revelation?“  If you click on the previous link, you will be able to read along as you listen or, if you do not wish to listen to the audio, you can read the sermon. The belief that God continues to give …

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