But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Wednesday, 11 July 2018 07:38

Please don't repeat fake news, here's how to spot fake news Featured

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This is a good schematic. I was a journalist for over 6 years, working for weeklies and dailies. I can attest to the fact that most newspapers have an obvious liberal slant. They don't see it, and they would deny it.Add to the mix widespread social media and unscrupulous liberals who really do stop...

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By Elizabeth PrataIt's a hot one, mid-summer in Georgia, and many of my friends and colleagues are out in the world somewhere on their vacations. Though we are only a little past the Fourth of July, the idyllic time at home on summer break from school is rapidly coming to a close. In twenty more...

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Monday, 09 July 2018 09:43

God told me! Featured

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What is a women to do when it seems like everyone is hearing directly from God...and you're not? It seems like so many women say they hear audible voices, still small voices, whispers in the heart, voices from the sky...For example, Joanna Gaines of the popular HGTV television show Fixer Upper said...

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Saturday, 07 July 2018 23:39

Sunday Word of the Week: Glorification Featured

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By Elizabeth PrataThe thread of Christianity depends on a unity from one generation to the next of mutual understanding of our important words. Hence the Word of the Week.
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People sometimes get these mixed up: Justification-Sanctification-Glorification. The previous weeks' links for Justification and...

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By Elizabeth Prata"I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love." ~Henry Ward BeecherBeecher was a minister, temperance promoter, abolitionist, social justice warrior, and the brother of famous novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. He lived from 1813 to 1887. In his ministry, he developed a new...

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Friday, 06 July 2018 10:44

A wonderful gift from a reader Featured

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By Elizabeth PrataI'm just a puddle of tears and joy, you guys.The internet is a wild and woolly place when discussing traditional, conservative, evangelical Gospel. The worst push back I receive is from people claiming to be Christian who just hate any talk of standards, holiness, or false...

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Thursday, 05 July 2018 02:40

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." Featured

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By Elizabeth Prata"Well-behaved women seldom make history."This was a bumper sticker adorning the car ahead of me at a red light. A long light. I had time to read it and think about it and then get steamed about it. Of course next to that bumper sticker there was a 'coexist' bumper sticker. How can...

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Tuesday, 03 July 2018 23:33

Happy Fourth! Featured

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By Elizabeth Prata
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The Fourth of July is so fun for a kid. It's a day when the grownups stay home and we all get to play. For some, that means swimming in the lake or at the beach. For others it means parades and cookouts. For just about everybody it means fireworks.Our family did lots of different...

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Monday, 02 July 2018 21:51

Sin ensnares another high profile pastor Featured

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imageI'm very sorry to have to report this. Art Azurdia, elder at Trinity Church of Portland (OR) and frequent speaker at high-profile conferences such as the Shepherds' Conference, has fallen.He admitted to a sexually inappropriate relationship with a woman outside their church, and in fact admitted to...

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Monday, 02 July 2018 08:39

Speaking up for prophetic scriptures Featured

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They used to say that the Puritan preachers were so heavenly minded they lived in heaven 6 days a week and came down on Sunday to preach. I don't think it could be said that the Puritans gained biblical knowledge for knowledge's sake and failed to apply it. In my opinion, the more you study the...

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Saturday, 30 June 2018 22:06

Word of the Week: Sanctification Featured

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The thread of Christianity depends on a unity from one generation to the next of mutual understanding of our important words. Hence the Word of the Week.
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Justification is the moment that God declares us not guilty and imputes His righteousness to our account. It takes but a moment. It only takes as...

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Friday, 29 June 2018 21:49

Prata's Place / Graceful Garlands 45: Mystery Me Featured

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My title comes from
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
for they are a graceful garland for your head
and pendants for your neck.
Proverbs 1:8-9
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Thursday, 28 June 2018 20:23

Kay Cude Poetry: United Kingdom Featured

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In 2012 I posted a series of essay tracking an unusual incident that occurred in LeRoy NY, where a number of teenage girls (and one boy) suddenly began twitching and shaking and involuntarily emitting other body movements for weeks, to the point where their sports an schooling were impacted. It...

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018 01:25

This is what they forget Featured

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Two thousand years is a long time. That's two centuries.Two bundles of hundreds. Fifty generations, give or take. A long time.Jesus ascended sometime around 33 AD. Before He left, He promised to come back.He is coming back.Men of Galilee," they said, "Why do you stand here looking into the sky?...

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 12:35

Our inheritance: It is only going to be one or the other Featured

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For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
(Romans 6:23)
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For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
(2 Corinthians 5:21)
The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand;...

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Monday, 25 June 2018 23:04

Social Justice, the Global Church, and Controversies Featured

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It has been dizzying this past 3 months in the evangelical wider world, and very worrying in the online evangelical world. The controversies have been deep and fervent. The lines between camps within visible Christianity have widened. Seemingly stable ministries have suddenly swerved hard.There...

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Saturday, 23 June 2018 20:23

Word of the Week: Propitiation Featured

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We're losing the meaning of our uniquely Christian words. Biblical illiteracy is high. People don't understand the meaning of foundational words like justification, sanctification, glorification, etc., partly because the Bible isn't read, and partly because pastors don't use them in sermons or...

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Friday, 22 June 2018 22:40

Prata's Place / Graceful Garlands: Gradual Growth Featured

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My title comes from
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
for they are a graceful garland for your head
and pendants for your neck.
Proverbs 1:8-9
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Authors: The End Time...

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Thursday, 21 June 2018 21:44

Kay Cude poetry: The Tunnel Featured

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Thursday, 21 June 2018 09:18

About the face... Featured

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But if the ministry of death, in letters engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was, how will the ministry of the Spirit fail to be even more with glory? (2 Corinthians 3:7)And we...

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CNN called him "The ultimate good guy". CBS called it a "Powerful speech." The National Review called it "Spreading the Gospel". FaithWire called it "A bold faith message".What is it? It is Jurassic Park actor Chris Pratt's acceptance speech at the MTV Movie & TV awards held on June 18. Pratt...

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:05

Bad fruit is bad Featured

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Yesterday I wrote about the wind, meaning, the Spirit, blowing where it will. I wrote of how we can't see the wind at the time but we can see its effects. One of the effects of the wind's (Spirit's) effect is fruit. The changed heart will be producing good fruit. A bad heart produces only bad...

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Monday, 18 June 2018 01:24

The wind blows where it will Featured

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I was years and years upon the brink of hell—I mean in my own feeling. I was unhappy, I was desponding, I was despairing. I dreamed of hell. My life was full of sorrow and wretchedness, believing that I was lost. ~ Charles Spurgeon as a teenager 
Charles Spurgeon's torments in wanting to...

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Saturday, 16 June 2018 22:38

Bible Word of the Day: Immanence Featured

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Last week the word was Transcendence. God is apart from His creation, different from it. This week the word is Immanent or Immanence,
God’s immanence refers to His presence within His creation. (It is not to be confused with imminence, which refers to the timing of Jesus’ return to...

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