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

Rejoicing in Calamities and Disasters

Aug 7, 2019

Christians of all people should not be celebrating each new tragedy and disaster.

‘What? Rejoice when a tragedy happens? Who would do such a thing?’ Sadly there are various folks around who DO get rather excited when some disaster or

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In the Final Stages of Apostasy

Aug 6, 2019

Apostasy does not just happen overnight – it occurs step by step.

Little in life stays just the same. Change is normally a big part of the way things are. Therefore both individuals and nations can go forward or go

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This Is Why We Continue To Lose

Aug 6, 2019

What is the main reason that we keep losing in the culture wars?

Why is the world going to hell in a handbasket? There would be many obvious answers that we can give. Satan is alive and well on planet

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Concerning the Fear of God

Aug 4, 2019

When is the last time you heard a sermon or read a book on the fear of God?

Here is a little experiment you can conduct. Go to any Christian bookstore and try to find all the books you can

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10 New Books That Make You Think

Aug 2, 2019

These ten new Christian books will certainly make you think – and that’s a good thing!

It is always good to think. If you are a Christian you should know that Jesus commanded us to think. He told us that

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On Apologetics Systems

Aug 1, 2019

There are various systems or methods in Christian apologetics. Here are some of the main ones.

I realise that I may be writing for a rather limited audience here, but some folks might find this article helpful. It has to

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Hey, Whatever Makes You Happy!

Aug 1, 2019

Letting mere “happiness” be your guide in life can be a recipe for disaster.

One of the dumbest ideas held by way too many people today is this: ‘As long as it makes you happy, go for it.’ This has

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It Is Time We Start Resisting

Jul 30, 2019

When you find offensive and deplorable content on the media, do you do anything about it? You should!

Those who despise our pro-faith, pro-family and pro-life values are ever at work. They are relentless in pushing ungodly and immoral agendas.

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No, That Is NOT Research

Jul 30, 2019

Many folks share rubbish on the web, claiming they ‘researched it’ – um, not always!

It has always been very difficult for most folks to make proper arguments, to think logically and carefully, to do some honest research, and to

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Hearing From the Adultery Community

Jul 29, 2019

We Christians want to be known as people of compassion and care, so we need to learn to listen to all those folks that say we have hurt them. As but one example, there is no question that countless adulterers

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Do You Serve God Or Satan?

Jul 29, 2019

A shocking reality is that many folks who think they are Christians may not be at all, and they are actually serving someone other than God. Far too many Christians can be supporting Satan and his agenda. They may claim

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Difficult Bible Passages: Luke 18:8

Jul 28, 2019

I recently posted this passage on the social media, and one friend asked whether the question of Jesus was rhetorical or prophetic. I replied that it might be a bit of each, and added that I might pen a piece

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The Church of Thyatira Is Alive and Well

Jul 26, 2019

In the book of Revelation Jesus had some strong messages to offer seven churches in Asia Minor. While we may tend to think this was something relevant only for these churches two millennia ago, the ongoing relevance for us today

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Why is Fornication Wrong?

Jul 25, 2019

That the church in the West is going down the tubes at an alarming rate should be evident from the fact that I even have to pen a piece like this. Of course every Christian knows that fornication is wrong

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Can God Sin?

Jul 24, 2019

It is not just kids who can ask some really tough questions – even really hairy theological questions. Adults of course can also ask plenty of meaty questions about God, the Bible, and Christian beliefs. Assuming the ones asking these

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On Boris Johnson

Jul 24, 2019

As you would know – or should know – the Conservative Party in Britain has a new leader, and the nation now has a new Prime Minister: Boris Johnson. He easily beat his nearest challenger Jeremy Hunt in a two-to-one

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