Should Christians Judge? — Paradigm Shift

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Christians sometimes get confused with the concept of judging. Biblically we are commanded to judge (John 7:24 says, “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make it right judgement”). Then at the same time we are biblically told that we are not to …

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Protest Day — Steve A. Wiggins


Today should be known as Protest Day. Three years ago with over a million others I marched in Washington. The media still routinely underreports the numbers there, despite the metrics used on the ground. “They’re only women,” it seems to say. I marched the last two years in New York City. The protest can never […]

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The Tenants Of The Vineyard…Vineyard Parables pt 6 — Pastor Bill Randles Blog


And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country. And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that […]

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Devotional Reading of the Greek New Testament — Daily Dose of Greek


In today’s weekend video, New Zealander Darryl Burling of MasterNTGreek.com discusses the benefits of reading the Greek New Testament devotionally. Darryl also kindly gives a shout-out to Greek for Life: Strategies for Learning, Retaining, and Reviving New Testament Greek, authored by Ben Merkle and Rob Plummer. Vimeo Video: YouTube Video:

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Review: SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam — The Domain for Truth


A weekend reading review! Because Pastors also need a break from heavily theological reading! Actually this weekend I’m preaching at a retreat! John L. Plaster. SOG: The Secret Wars of America’s Commandos in Vietnam. New York, NY: Simon Schuster, January 1st 2019. 368 pp. 5 out of 5 Purchase: Amazon Have you ever heard of a Special Operations […]

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Some Final Thoughts — TLP


Thinking about the story of Ruth, it’s hard to come away from it without the sense that God really does work in the lives of His people. He certainly did so in ancient times, and maybe we sometimes feel like they were more “special” than we are because of this. Yet upon reflection, we should […]

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Change of focus… — Beholding Him Ministries


Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the Founder and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set […]

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Reflections — Reasoned Cases for Christ


My recent encounter with opposing opinions by a fellow American Christian on this post and this post (see comments), brought to my memory a previous lesson God taught me many years ago which I obviously didn’t take to heart enough. The situation I encountered is encapsulated within this post here. The words that will forever be […]

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DAILY DEVOTIONAL SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020 — Christian Publishing House Blog


Double-hearted: “a heart and a heart;” that is, as it were, with two hearts, one that gives utterance to the words, and the other that retains a different sentiment. Thus, in Deuteronomy 25:13, the phrase in Hebrew, “a stone and a stone” means, as it is translated, “divers weights” – one stone or weight to buy with, and another to sell with. So the flatterer. He has one heart to give utterance to the words which he uses toward his neighbor, and another that conceals his real purpose or design. No confidence, therefore, could be placed in such persons.

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