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A Passage To Ponder: 1Corinthians 6:9-11

Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of a very cute and clever children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The story is about a caterpillar whose voracious appetite could never be satisfied. He was always hungry. Always eating, day after day. Never filled.

But one day something changed. Continue reading

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What is Christianity?

“Christianity has not been tried and found wanting;” once quipped G.K. Chesterton, “it’s been found difficult and not tried.”

Christianity has been defined by many different people over the years in a variety of ways.

By definition Christianity “is the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.” From that perspective, we understand the importance of the gospel accounts–Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. And we realize why Luke records in the book of Acts that the preachers and apostles went into every city and village preaching that “Jesus is the Christ” (Acts 17:3) Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With the World?

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I accidently came across this blog the other day simple called “What’s Wrong with the World? I have not deeply delved into it, so I am not necessarily recommending it. But it looks interesting.

Their statement of purpose says their blog is “dedicated to the defense of what remains of Christendom, the civilization made by the men of the cross of Christ.” Their lengthy statement specifically mentions two dangers: (1) the Islamic doctrine of JIHAD and (2) “the brazen defiance of God” in what is generally called “liberalism.” Continue reading

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Living in an Evil, Chaotic World

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A commercial airliner is shot down over Ukraine. 298 people tragically lost their lives. And pro-Moscow separatists tied to Russian President Putin are alleged to be the perpetrators of this horrific act of violence.

At the same time we are witnessing another bloody conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians. The latest confrontation was sparked by the murder of three young Jewish boys and the possible revenge when an 18-year-old Palestinian teen was murdered. Continue reading

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Loving the Unlovely

If you have children, you have seen “Beauty and the Beast.”  In fact you probably own a copy!  For those not into fairy tales, “The “Beast” is a Prince who could not love and was placed under a spell.  In order to turn back into a Prince, he had to win the love of another and return it before his twenty-first birthday.  But who could love a grotesque beast?  Well, this is where the lovely Belle, a girl from a small French town who is dissatisfied with life, enters the picture. Continue reading

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