Why Some Christians Are Never Persecuted

by Jack Wellman
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Does it seem strange that you are persecuted, but many other believers are not? Why are some never persecuted for their faith? Not Surprised When some new believers come to saving faith in Christ, they’re sometimes a bit surprised by being persecuted, but it really shouldn’t surprise them. What is surprising is if a believer […]

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What Does God Say About Serving Others?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Not long ago it was common for churches to offer tapes or CDs of sermons for people to listen to. Later, sermons could be downloaded from church websites. With the invention of social media, live broadcasts of church services are now possible. However, what is being broadcasted today has changed. Instead of inspirational preaching, many […]

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Are Christians Really Homophobic?

by Jack Wellman
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Many people accuse Christians of being homophobic, but is this accurate? Homophobic The word “homophobic” was not even used until 1969 and part of the word, “homo,” originally stood for the genus or human species (homo sapiens), while “phobia,” is basically an obsessive fear of something like flying, fear of heights, fear of the outdoors, […]

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Were Adam and Eve Saved?

by Jack Wellman
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Were Adam and Eve doomed to hell since they sinned in the Garden or were Adam and Eve saved? The Fall When Adam and Eve were in the Garden, they had the opportunity for eternal life, but when they disobeyed God by taking of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, they did […]

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8 Characteristics of a Faithful Christian Servant

by Pamela Rose Williams
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Most folks know what it means to be a servant. But do you know what it means to be a faithful servant? Let’s see what guidance the Bible can give us regarding at least 8 characteristics of a faithful Christian servant. Colossians 3:12–13 “Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels […]

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Why Don’t Christians Look More Joyful?

by Jack Wellman
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Don’t you think Christians should be the most joyful people on the planet? Why don’t the redeemed look more like the Redeemer? Biblical Joy The Hebrew word for joy is an interesting word. It comes from the Hebrew word “simchah” and can mean “joy, gladness, pleasure,” as in having “the joy of God,” but another […]

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Why Do Some Christians Seem So Judgmental?

by Jack Wellman
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Why are some Christians more judgmental than most? What can justify their judging others? Judge Not The Bible verse and actual quote of Jesus, “Judge not, that you be not judged” is taken out of context quite frequently, especially if someone’s caught doing something wrong. The actual verse is a lot more than “Judge not, […]

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Saving for Retirement

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By Waldean Wall How much should I save for retirement? Should I save for retirement or increase my giving? As someone who has worked with money for over 40 years, I have found these to be very trying and difficult questions – especially for the Christian. With the center of our thought resting on the glory of […]

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The Last Days According To Jesus

by Jack Wellman
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What are the last days before His return going to be like? Jesus explains the days prior to His second coming. The Apostle Paul Jesus spoke a lot about the end times, as far as things leading up to the destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem in 70 AD, but so did the Apostle Paul, […]

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How People Take Bible Texts Out Of Context

by Jack Wellman
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Here’s how to make sure someone doesn’t try to “proof text” you or take a Bible verse out of context. Proof Texting How do so many Christians and atheists take texts out of context to make them a pretext? They proof text certain verses to support their position, and often don’t take the verse in […]

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