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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Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:47

Worthless Sheba Featured

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Today's reading, 2 Samuel 20:1-"Now a worthless fellow happened to be there whose name was Sheba..."The Bible is very honest about the people whose lives are recorded. John the Baptist the greatest man who ever lived (Mt 11:11). Noah, Daniel, Job declared righteous men, (‎Ez 14:14). David, a...

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Sunday, 20 May 2018 20:07

"Letter to a disappointed graduate" Featured

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Graduating from college is a wonderful accomplishment and a high point in a young person's life. It's a rite of passage. It also is a major life transition point for a young person. They are no longer a child nor even a youth but now considered fully an adult. With that, comes adult expectations....

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Sunday, 20 May 2018 00:55

Kay Cude poetry: Prelude and Postlude of the Light Featured

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Click to enlarge. Used with permission. Poetry written by Kay Cude
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A plethora of potpourri items from around the web for your edification and amusement.Housewife Aimee Byrd (The Housewife Theologian) discusses the new Carlton Pearson movie Come Sunday personally and theologically in her piece The Gospel of Inclusion.As my friend Greg said, "This is how to show...

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Saturday, 19 May 2018 08:37

Prophecy thoughts Featured

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Here are various thoughts on prophecy from me.When men misuse the teachings of the Savior for their own evil ends it is a heinous thing to watch. It is written, "But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly...

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Thursday, 17 May 2018 23:54

Thoughts on introspection and journaling Featured

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DebbieLynne Kespert wrote a great piece about journaling the other day. I recommend it. I linked to it below, too.Journaling is the act of consistently writing down one's thoughts, feelings, and events in a notebook, as the definition goes. Some people do that to track growth, or to leave as a...

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Thursday, 17 May 2018 19:44

Throwback Thursday: Are there codes in the Bible? Featured

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This essay first appeared in November 2010 on The End TimeI hear people all the time say that there are bible codes. That there is some secret, esoteric knowledge hidden within the 66 books of the bible that only people perspicacious enough can unlock and benefit from. This is bunk. God is not the...

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Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:03

Jerusalem is the center of the world Featured

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The United States officially recognized Jerusalem as its capital, and moved the embassy there. President Trump said that every sovereign nation has the right to declare its own capital, and instituted the move, based on a 1995 Congressional decision

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 20:19

How to be a good wife Featured

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Our church sponsored a Womans' Event recently. We ladies had brunch together and then retired to a classroom to hear a talk by a charming and wonderful woman on being a Christian Wife.Karen Schaeffer is wife of 52 years to Fritz Schaeffer. Now, Dr Schaeffer is a world-renowned Doctor of Chemical...

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Sunday, 13 May 2018 23:29

An encouragement on fixing our eyes on Jesus Featured

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Our Church is Reformed Confessing. Prior to the sermon, we have a time of confessional led by one of our Elders. We have 4 elders. One is the main teaching elder, though any of the men can teach at the pulpit. The other three men rotate in leading the confessional. The Confessional-teaching elder...

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Christian mothers are precious in God's sight. I've talked before about the effect Charles Spurgeon's mother had on him. Today we see the effect Frank Boreham's mother had. She nurtured and raised a man who became one of Christianity's top 20 preachers, ever. What a glory to Jesus mothers give,...

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Saturday, 12 May 2018 07:44

What is blasphemy, exactly? Featured

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One thing I get tired of is the culture blaspheming the Lord.Psalms 74:10 O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?Deuteronomy 16:21 - "Do not set up any wooden Asherah pole beside the altar you build to the LORD your God,"Barnes' notes on blasphemy:
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Friday, 11 May 2018 05:03

Parables in the Old Testament Featured

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We know and love Jesus' New Testament parables. Here is the parable of the mustard seed.The Parable of the Mustard SeedAnd he said, "With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest...

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Wednesday, 09 May 2018 23:54

Call for comments Featured

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Are you a Christian painter, musician, or crafter? Writer, poet, or other creative person?I'm writing an essay on the Christian and the creative process.Would you care to contribute a comment for publication on how you engage in your creative process as an image bearer and honoring the creativity...

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Wednesday, 09 May 2018 20:14

Holy Fear: The Great Earthquake, part 3/3 Featured

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This series first appeared on The End Time in March 2011. Today's essay has been edited & updated.Part 1 herePart 2 here"The earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because He was wroth." (Psalm 18:7).The USGS essay regarding the historical New England...

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 20:09

Holy Fear: The Great Earthquake, part 2/3 Featured

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This series first appeared on The End Time in March 2011Part 1 hereThe events of late summer-early Fall in New England, described in Part 1 of this three-part essay, were fear-inducing to a high degree. The strange events culminated in an earth-shaking display of mighty power, ripping into the...

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 08:56

Holy Fear: The Great Earthquake, part 1/3 Featured

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This was first published on The End Time in March 2011The greatest earthquake that New England has probably experienced since its settlement by the English occurred October 29, 1727. The people had suffered much in various ways through the summer and early autumn. A drought continued from the...

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Monday, 07 May 2018 09:55

Faith of a Child Featured

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I work in an elementary school. This year I'm working in the 2nd grade. I love children, so this suits me. The Lord is gracious to fulfill me spiritually and professionally.I really like working with the younger kids. I've worked in Pre-K to grade 2 in these latest times, and in the past taught 4th...

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Sunday, 06 May 2018 00:32

Gardens of Damascus Featured

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‎Gardens of Damascus
No wonder the Moslems look upon Damascus as an earthly paradise. It is encompassed by gardens and orchards. These cover an area of over twenty-five miles in circumference. Here grow olive, fig, walnut, apricot, poplar, palm, cypress and pomegranate trees. In the above view...

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Saturday, 05 May 2018 22:43

He is The Word Featured

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My favorite verses are from John 1:1-5 KJVIn the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.The same was in the beginning with God.All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.In him was life; and the life was the light of men.And...

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Saturday, 05 May 2018 09:09

Straining toward the goal Featured

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Straining Toward the Goal12 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining...

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Earlier this week I reviewed the notable book Christy, the novel based on a true story of a woman teacher set in the fictional Appalachian village of Cutter Gap, Tennessee, in 1912. It was released as a faith book, and as such, aside from the wonderful descriptions of the scenery and well-drawn...

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Thursday, 03 May 2018 00:21

Throwback Thursday: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize! Featured

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fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2 NASB).I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus....

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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:15

Are there too many conferences? Featured

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Christians today have many opportunities to attend any conference of one's choosing. Might I say a plethora of choices?There's conferences for men.T4G. Sing! MLK50. TGC West Coast. G3. Cutting It Straight. ShepCon. LigCon. Right Now.There's conferences for youth.Passion. Urbana18. RiseUp. GraceLife...

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Tuesday, 01 May 2018 07:06

Play the lyre, sweep the house, it's no good.... Featured

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And whenever the harmful spirit from God was upon Saul, David took the lyre and played it with his hand. So Saul was refreshed and was well, and the harmful spirit departed from him. (1 Samuel 16:23).
Since the Lord rejected Saul as king, He withdrew His Spirit; and Saul received an "evil spirit."...

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