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Praying at all Times

Pro 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. (6) In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 2Sa 2:1 After this David inquired of the...

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The RASN in the Pulpit

Gal 4:17 They make much of you, but for no good purpose. They want to shut you out, that you may make much of them. The goal of the narcissist and his/her cousins (revilers, abusers, sociopaths) is to be regarded...

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The Totalitarian Regime of the RASN

Exo 5:1-2 Afterward Moses and Aaron went and said to Pharaoh, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘Let my people go, that they may hold a feast to me in the wilderness.’” (2) But Pharaoh said, “Who is...

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Steely Cold Lack of Empathy – a Huge Red Flag

Mar 12:38-40 And in his teaching he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes and like greetings in the marketplaces (39) and have the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor...

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Encouragement From J.C. Ryle – Christ’s True Church is a Little Flock

The following words were written long ago by the English pastor J.C. Ryle. His books are well worth buying (Holiness; Practical Religion; Commentaries on the Gospels and more). You can access many of his writings online for free. So, does...

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More Thoughts on Cain’s Hatred of Abel

1Jn 3:12 We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother's righteous. I recently shared some thoughts on...

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New Sermon Series Beginning Sunday – The Apostle’s Creed

I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. This powerful, biblical statement of confession of faith is the opening of the Apostles' Creed. That creed is a summary of the gospel which must be believed. It...

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An Abuser is not Beloved, Called, nor a Saint

Rom 1:7 To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I have written many times over these past 12...

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Satan is a Destroyer, and so are his Servants

Rev 12:10 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown...

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