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Testing the Spirits

The other day I was approached by a member of the cult. They said “We are CHRISTians” even though they deny that Jesus is the Christ, the one and only Son of God. I John 4:2 “Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from […]

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Socialism and Christianity

Acts 4:17: All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own., but they shared everything they had. As Winston Churchill famously said. The difference between Christianity is the Christians says “What is mine, is yours” while the socialist says […]

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Faith and Finance Class

On Tuesdays our church is holding a twelve-week seminar on faith and finance. It begins with supper at 7 PM followed from 7:30 to 9 PM a discussion on faith and finances. I took this class last year and it was very, very good. Cost: free work book/study guide and […]

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Prophecies Fulfilled

When Christ was born, there were several prophecies that were fulfilled that He had no control over. One of them was that He would be born in Bethlehem. After David became king, Jerusalem became known as the City of David. Not Bethlehem. But Micah 5:2 prophesied that Jesus would be […]

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Happy Holidays

Does it ever irk you that people don’t say “Merry Christmas” and instead say “Happy Holidays.” Well it irks me to. Until I realized that the word Holiday is Christian based, and is really Holy Day. So the next time someone wishes you a “Happy Holiday,” smile and return the […]

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PERSECUTED CHURCH: Early Rain Covenant Church

Have you heard about the persecution of the Early Rain Covenant Church? http://www.chinapartnership.org/blog/2018/12/live-post-early-rain-covenant-church-urgent-prayer-updates has the latest. The 30 second elevator speech is that about an evangelical church in Chengdu, China. The police have detained about 100 of the 500 people that belong to the church. They are harassed, thrown in […]

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What CHRISTmas Card?

Some of us older people still enjoy sending and receiving a real CHRISTMAS car – not a fake, e-mail one. There is such a variety of them. However, some have forgotten the real meaning of CHRISTmas – like just a big snowman, a wintry scene with houses at dusk, a […]

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Christmas and Christ’s Coming

In nine short days we will be celebrating Christmas. Every hour it seems that I get a notification that Christmas is coming from some retailer. On the radio there are Christmas songs. In our living room is a decorated Christmas tree. We are looking forward to Christmas. There is anticipation. […]

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God Knows Best?

In a Wall St. Journal article, “Deformities Shadow Gene-Editing Research,” [https://www.wsj.com/articles/deformities-alarm-scientists-racing-to-rewrite-animal-dna-11544808779], Preetika Rand and Lucy Craymer explore the complexity of DNA and unintended consequences. “Even the genes that we think we know very well, there is a lot to learn” according to a DNA scientist at the John Hopkins University. […]

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Movie Review: Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society – Part I – stereotypes

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society is a fascinating film. The film is set on Guernsey Island during World War II and 1946. Unfortunately, it portrays Christians as judgmental people. There is only one Christian in the film and she was one of two individuals who were negatively portrayed. She […]

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