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[26 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 6,122 views]
Do Christians really need anything but the four Gospels?

When the ship is sinking, get rid of all the dead weight.
This is written for my Christian friends. My non-Christian friends stopped reading at the word Christian. That’s OK. This isn’t written for them. This is for my Christian friends who, after reading this, will brand me a heretic. But I’m not. I simply ask my Christian friends to read and ponder what I’m saying and ask if it is true. What I write is true, you just won’t like the implications of it, because you’ve never heard this before …

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[19 May 2013 | One Comment | 1,798 views]
Creating obstacles

Romans 14:13-23 are some of the most relevant verses in the whole Bible for the modern church. The church at Rome in the first century and your church in 2013 both have a problem. Both have people in them who are confused about what is really important. Both have people who have no idea how much damage they are doing to their church. Both have people who make terrible choices for very self-centered reasons. Both have people who have taken their eyes off Christ and have become unloving toward others.
It …

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[4 May 2013 | One Comment | 1,587 views]
He Chose You

In the days when Jesus walked on the earth, many young Jewish boys were hopeful that someday they could become disciples of their favorite rabbi. These young hopeful disciples would spend many, many long hours memorizing whole books of the Old Testament. When they were ready, they would approach the rabbi of their choice hoping to be accepted by the rabbi. If their memory work was satisfactory and the rabbi found them otherwise acceptable, the hopeful young man then began a long process of several years studying under the rabbi, …