Sin, Shootings, Solutions

My fellow author and brother in Christ, Ricky Beckett, has already written on the subject of the Florida shooting. And I suggest if you want a piece that is extremely well written, professional, and thought out, that you read his article found here: My piece here will address some of the subjects Mr. Beckett addressed. […]

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A Life of the Cross

2 Timothy 2:11-12, The saying is trustworthy, for: If we have died with Him, we will also live with Him; if we endure, we will also reign with Him. Prosperity gospel heretics claim God has promised a prosperous material life in this world, and lo: people believe them! We are promised prosperity in the eternal life […]

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Bearing Our Cross

Luke 9:23 is a well-known passage amongst us Christians, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” Yet this passage is often misinterpreted. Most contend this passage is a generalisation about discipleship—that we have to be Christlike in all circumstances. Whilst I concede being Christlike is a […]

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Being Theologians of the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:23-24, We proclaim Christ crucified… Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God (own Greek translation). Our confession as Christians is Jesus Christ our Lord, in whom God’s power and wisdom are fully revealed, especially on the cross. Thus, when confronted with the mysteries of God, we must not act as the theologian […]

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God Present In and Through Us

Matthew 25:34-36, “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed […]

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A Life of Suffering

Galatians 6:17, I bear on my body the marks of Jesus. The season of Advent is the season leading up to Christmas when we remember the birth of Jesus Christ our King. It is a glorious day, but underneath it lies a somber tone, for we know the earthly fate of this King. Morbid philosophers express […]

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Aliens in this World

Revelation 3:21, “The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with Me on My throne.” Thus, how is it granted to us that we conquer? Through our own works and arduous efforts? By no means! Paul asks a series of rhetorical questions: Since God is for us, who can oppose us? Since God gave […]

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Agape: The Godly Love of Choice

John 15:13, μείζονα ταύτης ἀγάπην οὐδεὶς ἒχει, ἳνα τις τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ θῆ ὑπὲρ φἰλων αὐτοῦ. “No one has greater love than this: that he lay down his life on behalf of his friends.” What kind of love is this? The word Jesus uses is ἀγάπη (agape): the love of choice and self-sacrifice, ultimately culminated in […]

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