Modern Christians and the Fruit of the Spirit

One thing I’ve discovered over the past few years, through the exploration of different churches and church structures, is that many American Christians aren’t practicing what they preach. They are always so quick to jump to Scripture to try and prove, or disprove, a point. Yet when it comes to every day …

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Is Modern-Day Tongues Speaking Biblical?

The other night my wife and I were watching The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, and it happened to have a section in it about a female, Annie, and the Pentecostal church she attends which speaks in tongues. In one of the scenes during the worship, most of the members in the …

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Pre-Islamic Sources of the Name Allah

Muslims claim that the name Allah is God’s name not used in other pre-existing Islamic text, despite claims and evidence that it existed in pre-islamic times as the name of an ancient “pagan” deities. It should be noted that our stance is that Allah is NOT a name but a …

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And on Earth Peace, Goodwill Toward Men: Or is It?

With Christmas rapidly approaching, there are always those common passages that are read each year. One of those is Luke chapter two, which describes the birth of Jesus, our Savior. Instead of focusing on the whole story, which I’m sure you’re all familiar with, I would simply like to focus …

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Edifying Christians: What does it really mean?

The Apostle Paul speaks about edifying one another multiple times in his epistles. I know for me, which I think is true for many Christians today, the word edifying means to build another up with positive language. It reminds me of a motivational speaker, or pastors such as Joel Osteen, …

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Are all Our Works Filthy Rags?

The other day my wife was telling me about some comments someone had posted in regards to the canonization of Mother Teresa. I’m not going to get into the canonization as that is irrelevant, but the comments being made are what I want to focus on. The person commenting, a …

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The Pledge of Allegiance and Christian Idolatry

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. If you attended public schools, or have children that attend public schools, I’m sure you’re very familiar with saying …

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Where is the Love?

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; an everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. In this the love of God was manifested toward us, that God has sent His …

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