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The Sin of Cluelessness

Nov 10, 2020

There is nothing virtuous about being clueless:

If you go to any Bible concordance and look up the word ‘clueless’ you will likely not find it – whatever version you utilise. But a case can be made that what the

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Political Differences and Christian Unity

Nov 8, 2020

How far should believers go in maintaining fellowship?

When there are serious differences on serious issues, how much should Christians attempt to strive for unity? Let me preface this question by saying that each day I look for any connections

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Stand Back and Get the Big Picture

Nov 7, 2020

As to the US elections, we desperately need God’s perspective on what is happening:

Politics is important. But the biblical Christian knows that God is more important. He knows a number of related truths as well: God is sovereign; God

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Trump and the 2020 Election

Nov 5, 2020

Thoughts on the current American political drama:

This is about the third rewrite of this article, and it will likely need to be rewritten or revised several more times. About all we know for sure at this point in time

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This Explains What Is Happening

Nov 2, 2020

Romans 1 fully explains where we are at today:

How do we understand what is happening in the world – especially the political, cultural, moral and spiritual decline we see taking place all over the West? Plenty of explanations could

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Politics, Elections and Perspective

Nov 1, 2020

The big picture is needed when considering political wins and losses:

Things like politics and elections are very important of course. But they are not everything. And they come and go. Anyone who has a fairly strong political and ideological

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Christianity, Trump, and the White House

Oct 29, 2020

Why Christians need to support Trump:

America will soon determine who will be its next president. Debate still rages amongst the voters at large, and also amongst the Christian community. Whereas in times past such a stark decision facing the

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‘There Is Another King’

Oct 28, 2020

The choice is always between the real King and false kings:

The reasons why people hate Christ, Christians and Christianity are many, but a major factor in this hatred is the fact that Christ sets himself up as a king

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On Mass Deception and Tyranny

Oct 26, 2020

What does history tell us about mass hysteria and deception?

Yes it happens: the masses can be easily deceived and carried away with evil. Closely related to mass deception is mass hysteria. That these things happen – and far too

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Evangelicals and Trump

Oct 24, 2020

Some thoughts on John Piper’s views on the US election:

Those who have followed me over the years know that I wrote quite a lot about Trump during the 2016 presidential cycle. Back then I and millions of other Christian

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Who is King: Christ or Caesar?

Oct 20, 2020

Most folks prefer to worship Caesar rather than God:

The dangers of idolatry ever confront us – even the believer in God. And one key area of idolatry is to put the state ahead of God. This can happen in

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Was Judas the First Socialist?

Oct 17, 2020

We find some interesting parallels between socialists and Judas:

As I was reading through the gospel of John I was struck by what I read in John 12:6. I of course have read it often before, and perhaps others have

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End the Lockdown Madness Now

Oct 12, 2020

The experts are now nearly unanimous: lockdowns are counterproductive and must be stopped:

As more and more experts tell us that draconian lockdown measures are causing far more harm than good, we still have various political leaders digging in even

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Elections and Christian Responsibility

Oct 11, 2020

It is vital for believers to vote wisely in these four upcoming elections:

I hope that most folks – especially most Christians – are aware that there are four quite important elections coming up real soon. At the very least,

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