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For whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

What did the Apostle Paul mean when he wrote in his letter to the Romans, “for whatsoever is not of faith is sin?”  I believe he was trying to convey the idea that apart from faith we can not please God. All we do, all our good deeds, despite what lofty thoughts we may have, …

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How to recognize the wheat from the tares.

   In the 13th chapter of Matthew, Jesus gives a parable of wheat and tares. Matthew 13:24-30 Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went …

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How to understand God’s trinity.

Is it possible to really understand the Holy Trinity? I have heard some theologians say it is just not possible for man to fully comprehend. God is infinitely wiser and more complex than we can fully understand. But he does want us to seek him, and ask him for wisdom and understanding, in things concerning …

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Does God still preform miracles?

          Has the time for miracles, and mighty acts of God past? Most secular leaning people would say yes, or point to modern technology as a miracle of man. Many people of faith have also come to the conclusion that, the days of miracles ended, with the original apostles. Acts 10:34 Then …

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How to know if you are saved.

  How can a person know for sure if they have been saved? Is there a complicated formula, or set of rules to observe, or adhere to, for a person to know with certainty they have been saved? I see this question come up quite often, and there seems to be a good deal of …

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Blueprint to become a Radical Christian Extremist.

There has been much in the news lately, about radical terror organizations. Stories about Isis and other extremist groups are in the news daily. Many of the headlines involve bombings, shootings or beheading. Violence is the preferred method of gaining converts, and advancing there political, and religious agendas.  Should a Christian ever be extreme, or …

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Sowing the seed.

              Many TV evangelist spend a majority of their air time speaking about the importance of sowing a seed, in order to have financial success in the life of the giver. The more we give, the greater our harvest will be. Give until it hurts they claim. They also …

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How to have our prayers answered by God.

How do we know if God will answer our prayers? I have read God always answers our prayers, either yes, or no, or wait. This seems like a pretty poor answer to me. Everything that we desire happens or it doesn’t, whether we ask God or not. Atheist, and non believers of every stripe, have …

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The kingdom of God is within you.

      Luke 17:20-21 20 And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. What did Jesus mean when …

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How to be Happy :)

        Is there a key to being happy? What would any of us give to live a life where we woke up everyday, happy, and at peace? Happiness is a symptom of the soul. Outward stimulus can make us happy for a short period of time. Proverbs 14:13  Even in laughter the …

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