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A Godly Response to Oppression and Persecution

What should a Christian’s response be to oppression and persecution?  Two examples hundreds of years apart point out the way. Nehemiah’s world had been destroyed.  In fact, he was deported about 1000 miles away and his country lay in ruin.  … Continue reading

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Thought of the day

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” – George Washington

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The Increasing Difficulty In Learning

“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, … Continue reading

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This Ought To Be Our Purpose

A good and devout man arranges in his mind the things he has to do, not according to the whims of evil inclination but according to the dictates of right reason. Who is forced to struggle more than he who … Continue reading

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Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs Pt 2

Global humanitarian reasons for current U.S. immigration are tested in this updated version of immigration author and journalist Roy Beck’s colorful presentation of data from the World Bank and U.S. Census Bureau. The 1996 version of this immigration gumballs presentation … Continue reading

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Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs Pt 1

Global humanitarian reasons for current U.S. immigration are tested in this updated version of immigration author and journalist Roy Beck’s colorful presentation of data from the World Bank and U.S. Census Bureau. The 1996 version of this immigration gumballs presentation … Continue reading

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God Is Not the Author of Uncertainty

If you don’t make it to church this Sunday, please take some time to read this.   My Notes: postmodern dialogue – what is it? true humility or arrogant unbelief – which is it? If we can’t know what Scripture … Continue reading

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