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Over These Prison Walls

I feel like, and have felt for a long time, that the church has been imprisoned by its own walls. That through its history, the church has created a prison fortress that has defined it since the beginning of the … Continue reading

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This Valentine’s Day Beware a Cold Heart

I was saved in a Baptist church and blessed to find myself under the tutelage of one of the finest Bible scholars I have ever heard. In that atmosphere, as a young Christian, I was happy to accept whatever doctrine … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story Mary slipped into the small space between the neighbor’s house and the wooden slats of the fence that penned the goats. There was a recess there and a small depression in the ground where she could kneel, … Continue reading

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Tryin’ to Mak…

Tryin’ to Make it Real “What is truth?” John 18:38 Is the truth important today? Is the truth important when it comes to government, business, science, education, the press, morality, or history? Two thousand years ago Pontius Pilate stood before … Continue reading

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The Invisible Kingdom

Thursday:    The Invisible Kingdom “My Kingdom is not of this world.” John 18:36 There is a language among men in which it is impossible to lie. It is possible to be incorrect for a time. It is possible to die … Continue reading

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The New Birth

Wednesday: The New Birth “You must be born again.” John 3:7 Oh to be a fly on the wall. Well, maybe not a fly exactly, but wouldn’t you have loved to be there? Wouldn’t you have loved to see the … Continue reading

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Repent! (Part 2)

Tuesday: A Gospel of Repentance (Part 2) “Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand.” That was John’s message to the people. He wandered out of the wilderness wearing animal skins, (not exactly the height of fashion), and thousands … Continue reading

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