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And they Sing the Song of Moses . . .

Originally posted on Asterisktom's Blog:
? Rev.15:3 and Deuteronomy 32 Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: seven angels having the seven last plagues, because in them the wrath of God has been completed. And I…

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Jesus calls Fishers and Menders

When I first became a Christian in the 70’s I was enamored with the writings of Watchman Nee. I am not anymore, but one thing he wrote about Mark 1:16 – 20 stuck with me as noteworthy. Here is the … Continue reading

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THE MAGI

  Who were they? And what did they follow? Did you ever wonder just who the Magi of the familiar Christmas story were? And why did God use them, of all people, seeing that they were foreigners and assumed strangers … Continue reading

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Eschatology Agnostics

Many students of the Bible seem to have given up on the very possibility of ever understanding the topic of eschatology – or what is assumed to be eschatology. This is unfortunate, because it assures that they will have no … Continue reading

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MISUNDERSTOOD: “If My People…”

2 Chronicles 7:14 A Promise God Never Made and A Prophetic Application Overlooked   First, the verse, 2 Chronicles 7:14: “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn … Continue reading

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Oswald Chambers: A Cautionary Look at a Popular Devotional Teacher

“NEXT TO, OF COURSE, THE BIBLE…” It may be that if you ask any Christian what his or her favorite author is, besides the Bible, the answer may very well be “Oswald Chambers”. He has become quite popular across the … Continue reading

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Apologetics Valid in Ministry?

Is Apologetics a valid component of Christian ministry? Yes and no. A distinction must be first made between evidentialist versus Biblical apologetics. Biblical apologetics will be discussed below. Evidentialists (like John Montgomery*, C.S. Lewis, or Harry Rimmer, Josh McDowell, Norm … Continue reading

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Christ’s Death: Limited and Thorough Atonement

 “Limited” is not the best way to describe our Atonement, because both those who believe in elective salvation and those who believe in free-will, limit the Atonement in some way. Calvinists limit it by saying that Christ’s death was only … Continue reading

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Kingdoms, Visible & Invisible

The Kingdom of God does not come with observation. The Kingdom of Titus and Vespasian came with observation. The fault of those inside the doomed walls was focusing too literally on the literal kingdom, even though their Messiah explained to … Continue reading

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HOLY THING-ISM

“that it may save us…”   And when the people had come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, “Why has the Lord defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the … Continue reading

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