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Bible Study Helps: Habakkuk

Jan 22, 2021

Here are some helps on a very relevant book for days like these:

This is a brief but important Old Testament book. While we know almost nothing about the author of this book, we do know a bit about the

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On the Change of Government

Jan 21, 2021

Some thoughts on the new American administration:

Plenty can be said about what has just happened in America with the change at the White House. Everyone has their own spin and slant on this, and I am no different. I

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Don’t Let Them Drag You Down

Jan 20, 2021

Our opponents want to discourage us and deter us from doing what is right:

You can be absolutely certain that if you are doing something right, something worthwhile, something true, and something vital for Christ and the Kingdom, that you

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Difficult Bible Passages: Exodus 4:24

Jan 17, 2021

If God chose Moses, why did he seek to kill him?

This certainly is a difficult passage, one that appears abruptly in a narrative about Moses, and leaves many readers scratching their heads. The immediate context is the return of

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On What Matters Most

Jan 16, 2021

We need to see the bigger picture as we deal with the mess we are in:

Those familiar with this site know that I write about all sorts of things: politics, economics, ethics, theology, culture, history, books, the arts, and

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Lessons From the Life of Joseph

Jan 15, 2021

There is so much we can learn from the life of Joseph:

Have you been treated unfairly, even by members of your own family? Have you ever known injustice, betrayal and hatred? Have you ever done that which was right,

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Make Up Your Mind Now

Jan 13, 2021

We must decide ahead of time how we will respond to temptations and pressures:

Some time ago I was discussing with a friend how anti-Christian bigotry and persecution are ramping up all around us. I mentioned that I have basically

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Dealing With Those Who Differ

Jan 11, 2021

How are we to deal with those who strongly differ with us?

This is a topic that comes up often, so it is something that I write about now and then. Here I want to discuss two sorts of differences

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Yes, Leftist Totalitarianism Is Upon Us

Jan 10, 2021

This war is real – and getting worse:

Can conservatives sometimes use words like ‘tyranny,’ ‘fascism,’ and ‘totalitarianism’ too often and too easily? Yes. Are they right to be using them now, especially in light of the Tech Giants’ war

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Tribulation, Suffering and the Believer

Jan 8, 2021

How should we think about suffering as things darken all around us?

As things in the West get darker each passing day, it is to be expected that Christians will cast their minds to things like biblical prophecy and how

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Some Thoughts on Washington

Jan 7, 2021

Some reflections on what is now happening in Washington:

For those not aware, some violent protests have erupted in Washington D.C., in part over the Georgia runoff elections in which it appears that two radical Democrats have won, putting the

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Christians: No More Playing Games

Jan 4, 2021

Real persecution IS coming for believers in the West:

Those with spiritual eyes to see and ears to hear realise that so much of what passes for Christianity today in the West is merely superficial, vaporous cotton candy, lacking in

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2020: The Year in Review

Jan 2, 2021

Some political and spiritual reflections on 2020:

Well, that was different. Little did any of us realise one year ago that 2020 would turn out to be, well, so very different and unexpected. The coronavirus has certainly changed the world

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Good News: The System WILL Fall

Dec 31, 2020

Divine judgment on godless Babylon is good news:

It is the last day of the year (finally!), which means I have again read the last chapters of the book of Revelation. So it is back to Genesis tomorrow. Despite all

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