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It’s Time For Christians To Get Radical!

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“Suppose every follower of Jesus of Nazareth were as obedient to His commands as the Jihadists are to Muhammad and Allah?”

This question was raised in a recent transcript by columnist Cal Thomas. It’s a thought-provoking  question. An intriguing question. A challenging question. Continue reading

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The Sermon On The Mount: Christ Confronts Our Culture

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Phillip Yancey, in his book “The Jesus I Never Knew,”  tells about a Texas A & M professor, Virginia Owens, who assigned her students to write a short essay on the sermon on the mount.  Here’s a sample of some of the student’s reactions:  Continue reading

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What Do I Value?

        

          The Mountain Message of Matthew 5-7 was called by one writer, “The Radical Teachings of Jesus.”  One radical  exhortation in found in Matthew  6:19-21.  This is a difficult passage.  Not to understand, but to apply.  Continue reading

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Why Worry?

There is a great story that comes out of Greece in the 5th century B.C. During the war between two city-states, a spy was captured and sentenced to death. Before the execution he demanded an audience with the Ruler of that city. When the interview was granted, he stood before the Ruler and pled “O great king, if you do not execute me, but instead allow me to live a mere two years longer, I will teach your favorite horse to sing.” Continue reading

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