America Living a Romans 1 Moment

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Psalms 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance. We are far from the days of being a blessed nation by God. Our Founding Fathers built this nation with God and Jesus at the center of it. We praised and thanked God […]

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Roark’s Answer or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love God

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“Until you stop hating all this, stop being afraid of it, learn not to notice it.” -spoken by Howard Roark, Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead Resonant words for me when I, in the eleventh grade, read Ayn Rand’s first major literary success. The Fountainhead was largely motivated by Ayn Rand’s philosophy of objectivism. While I didn’t […]

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Should a Christian be Politically Correct?

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First, let’s start with the definition of politically correct. The simple definition of politically correct is agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people. The full definition is conforming to a belief that language practices which could […]

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Are You Neglecting Your Gifts!

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Are you using the gifts that God gave you to benefit His word? In the bible, God says He’s given each of us a gift that we should use to not only serve one another, but to also serve God and His church (1 Peter 4:10)! Are you using the gifts that God has blessed […]

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THE LIVING TRUTH

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The truth of God is the one thing that separates God’s people from the rest of the world. The world says that we must find the truth, but the bible tells us that the truth must find us. You see God’s truth is more than just the facts and beliefs that we hold dear. The […]

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The Road to Damascus

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“You’ll be going that far to hunt for Christians?’ the High Priest asked. “Why not?” Saul replied. ‘It gets better every time. I’ll go to the ends of the earth to capture these Christians. I’ll be greatly rewarded for it.  You forget that?” Saul of Tarsus was standing before the Jewish High Priest asking for a […]

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WHICH WAY WILL YOU SWIM?

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I was recently listening to a motivational speaker, and she said something that goes with the Christian struggle. The speaker said, “Any dead fish can float down stream with the current, but it takes a live fish to swim upstream against the current!” Where are you in your Christian life? Are you just going along […]

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COME AS YOU ARE BUT DON’T STAY THAT WAY

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Recently my wife and I traveled to spend time with family. I have a bit of a love/dislike (not hate) relationship with these visits. The reason is because my wife and I continue to follow the faith that we were raised in, while my siblings and their mates have chosen another path. In fact, neither […]

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SUPPORTING THE WEAK

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In the early church, nursing of the sick accorded a place of honor and respect. Jesus’ ministry was largely devoted to the caring and healing of the sick (Matthew 9:35). Christ gave individual attention, touching, anointing and taking the hand. Jesus’ teaching on the importance of caring for the sick and afflicted is reflected especially […]

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MIND YOUR MOUTH

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The ability to speak is one of the most amazing and important aspects of human life. Speech allows us to express our emotions, voice our needs, and share our ideas. It is so important that we are taught to speak even before we learn to walk or feed ourselves. Yet the power of our words […]

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