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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

On Kamala Harris

Aug 13, 2020

Do not rely on the MSM to learn what Harris is really all about:

As you all should know by now, Joe Biden has picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. But there is plenty of stuff you

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Just Do It

Aug 12, 2020

Do what God wants you to do – even if it is never popular:

No I am not plugging running shoes. I am plugging running with whatever God tells you to do – regardless of the cost, regardless of the

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Disease, Disaster, Evil and Worldviews

Aug 10, 2020

One’s worldview determines how we approach things like the corona crisis:

Two nights ago on television there was a replay of the 1996 film Independence Day. You know the story: a bunch of nasty aliens come to earth levelling

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Is God Just a Comforter?

Aug 8, 2020

Is Christianity simply a warm quilt for a cold night?

So what do you get when you have 2 or 3 non-theists having a discussion about theism? The answer is: nothing much of any real value. What you end up

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And What Is Your Idol?

Aug 7, 2020

Have you been involved in any idolatry lately?

It was John Calvin who so very rightly said that the human heart is “a perpetual factory of idols.” As such, C. S. Lewis was also perfectly right when

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On Christian Compromise – and Treason

Aug 5, 2020

What happens when Christians renounce their faith in order to please the state?

My title may sound a bit ominous, but this piece is actually an exercise in theology and church history – with some contemporary application. The main issue

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Yes, Seek Justice and Vindication

Aug 4, 2020

Christians should pray the imprecatory psalms:

While divine justice will fully and finally be meted out in the next life, Christians can and should seek to see justice carried out in the here and now. Indeed, that is what I

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Where Are the Real Shepherds?

Aug 2, 2020

Where are the bold prophetic voices that are so much needed today?

Now more than ever we need Christian leaders who will stand up and be counted. We need shepherds who will actually lead and not just follow. We need

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C. S. Lewis and Redeeming the Past

Aug 1, 2020

What seemed like a wasted youth lead to an incredible career:

We are all created differently, so we all have different stories, different interests, different goals, and so on. Some people for example have never read a book in their

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One Law For Us, Another Law For You

Jul 31, 2020

Why do Muslims get special exemptions while the rest of us do not?

As if there is not enough craziness, stupidity, angst and turmoil going on all around us because of corona, we now have this revelation. And I tell

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C. S. Lewis on Miracles

Jul 28, 2020

Some gems from the classic Lewis volume, Miracles:

The first time I bought a copy of the 1947 classic work Miracles by C. S. Lewis was way back in 1975. Some 45 years later I bought my newest copy of

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