Evil Returns Evil for Kindness

Psa 105:39-41 He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light by night. (40) They asked, and he brought quail, and gave them bread from heaven in abundance. (41) He opened the rock, and water gushed out;...

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True Christianity is a Fight

Many of you know that I have been reading the books and sermons lately of J.C. Ryle. I highly advise you to do the same. In his book Holiness, chapter 4, he writes this: There are thousands of men and women...

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The Lord Sees it all

Eze 8:12 Then he said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in his room of pictures? For they say, ‘The LORD does not see...

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Abuse is not a Matter of “I just don’t know”

1Ki 22:7-8 But Jehoshaphat said, “Is there not here another prophet of the LORD of whom we may inquire?” (8) And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the...

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Abusers Are Consistently Inconsistent — A Favorite and Evil Tactic

But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their playmates, “‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not...

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A Fitting Prayer for our Nation

A good friend of mine recently sent me this Scripture and pointed out how it is a prayer for our own nation (and yours too if you don't live in the U.S.). We know that ultimately it speaks of that...

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The Devil’s Emissaries Cast “Spells”

2Co 4:4 In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. Fiction is...

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Twisted Notions of “Martyrdom” Keep Victims in Bondage

Abusers who use Christianity as their facade of choice quite often press the martyrdom/suffering-for-Jesus card upon their target victim, with the goal of keeping the victim in their evil grip. As I have seen this wickedness in action, it seems...

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Cars – Do You Watch for His?

2Ti 4:14-15 Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds. (15) Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message. Alexander didn't own a car or truck, but if he did...

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