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Whatever Happened to Repentance?

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Whatever Happened to Repentance? By Howard Green The end result of much of what is being done in evangelicalism today is about life enhancement, not saving souls. People are very enthusiastic when talking about their church, pastor, or small group. It’s easier to talk about religious activities rather than eternal matters with many professing Christians […]

The Great and Terrible God of Love

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The Great and Terrible God of Love By Pete Garcia Over the years I’ve spoken to many non-Christians about God. For the most part, people believe there is something or someone out there, but aren’t entirely sure who or what. Aside from the general understanding of a supernatural-being out there in the yonder, those who […]

The True Identity of Jesus of Nazareth

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The True Identity of Jesus of Nazareth A Bible Study by Jack Kelley Of all the so-called holy books, only the Bible authenticates itself. It does so through a method we call predictive prophecy and it works like this. Only God knows the end from the beginning. To help us learn to believe Him, He […]

The Good News in Bible Prophecy

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The Good News in Bible Prophecy By Chris Schang Despite the gloom and doom some people associate with the last days, not all the end times signs are negative. One of the things that Jesus told his disciples was the Gospel, or Good News, would reach all the nations in the world before his Second […]

A Today Without a Yesterday

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A Today Without a Yesterday By Wendy Wippel The Greek philosopher Aristotle, who lived about 400 years before Christ, wrote a book entitled, Physics which popularized his theory that the universe was eternal. (Aristotle preferred to believe that the universe was eternal because that avoided the need for a God that had created it.) He […]

The Virgin Birth

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The Virgin Birth Its Essentiality to the Faith Dr. David R. Reagan There is probably no aspect of the Christian faith that has been subjected to more abuse than the doctrine of the virgin birth of Jesus. The world, of course, laughs at the concept. But, tragically, so do many professing Christians. I think it […]

The Reality of the Resurrection

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The Reality of the Resurrection The Evidence and Significance Dr. David R. Reagan “Why do you seek the living One among the dead? He is not here, but He has risen.” – Luke 24:5-6 There is simply no way to overemphasize the importance of the Resurrection to the Christian faith, for the resurrection of Jesus […]

The Bible

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The Bible Is it Man’s search for God or God’s Revelation to Man? By Dr. David R. Reagan “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness…..” The Apostle Paul in 2 Timothy 3:16 “I could not believe that anyone……would be so foolish as to proclaim […]

Prophecy Wake Up Call – The World As We Know It Does Not End by Chance

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Prophecy Wake Up Call – The World As We Know It Does Not End by Chance By Michael Bresciani The New Testament asserts that men are made a little lower than the angels. (Heb 2: 7) Today’s science insists that man stumbled into creation and now is only a few steps above apes and baboons […]

Hope Springs Eternal

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Hope Springs Eternal By Tim Wildmon At morning staff devotions recently, Cortney Westbrook Sargent, one of our Urban Family Communications personalities, talked about gardening and how you have to maintain the garden if you expect to reap the rewards. He made the point that although you have to plant the vegetables, the weeds will grow […]

God, Sovereignty and Revelation’s Seals

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God, Sovereignty and Revelation’s Seals In Defense of the Faith Friday, December 16, 2016 By Alf Cengia Some time ago a scholarly friend wrote a series on getting the rapture right on his blog. While I didn’t agree with everything, I liked that he wasn’t dogmatic. He came to his pretribulational conclusion in logical and […]

God’s Existence

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God’s Existence By Bob Shea Where time does not exist—there is no beginning or end. Therefore, God does not need nor have a beginning or an end and since time is a creation it cannot partake in anything previous to itself. That statement sounds like it comes from an early 15th century philosopher but sorry […]