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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Monday, 30 April 2018 12:33

Book Review: America's beloved novel, "Christy" Featured

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Above: The copy I am reviewing has a cover as in the upper left. The one I read as a teen is upper right. The lower left is the Kindle edition cover using a photo of the real Christy, (Leonora Whitaker), and lower right is another version of many covers that have been published in the last 50...

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Sunday, 29 April 2018 01:30

Ancient brick making in Palestine: Photo Featured

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So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters over the people and their foremen, saying, "You are no longer to give the people straw to make brick as previously; let them go and gather straw for themselves. But the quota of bricks which they were making previously, you shall impose on them; you...

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Saturday, 28 April 2018 09:25

Crystal Caves in Mexico remind of New Jerusalem Featured

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This encouragement essay first appeared on The End Time in February 2010.-------------------------------Christians who diligently focus on worship, study, encouragement, and ministry are doing the right thing. But Paul eagerly looked forward to his crowns and to the rewards awaiting him. He often...

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Thursday, 26 April 2018 19:38

Discernment: What is it and how should it be used? Part 2 Featured

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In part 1 of this two-part series, yesterday I'd written about what discernment is, and that there is discernment as a skill that all Christians are to train themselves in (Hebrews 5:14), and discernment as a gift of the Spirit given to some. (1 Corinthians 12:10).In this final part 2, we look at...

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:15

Discernment: What is it and how should it be used? 2-Part Study Featured

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Discernment ("discerning of spirits", 1 Corinthians 12:10) it is a gift that the Holy Spirit gives for the edification of the body (1 Corinthians 14:12).Now, discernment is also a skill that all Christians should employ. Each individual believer is supposed to test the spirits so that one can see...

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018 19:16

Scripture picture #6: The Last Blood Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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The Last BloodPraise the Lord the saved are no longer under condemnation and wrath but are justified by the blood!

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Tuesday, 24 April 2018 19:23

Scripture picture #5: Freed from Sins by the Blood Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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Covered by the Blood

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Monday, 23 April 2018 19:48

Scripture picture #4: Power in the Blood Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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Sunday, 22 April 2018 19:39

Scripture picture #3: He forgives by the blood Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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There Is A Fountain

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Saturday, 21 April 2018 21:48

Grace Upon Grace Featured

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For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. (John 1:16).
What do you mean grace upon grace? What does he mean? He means grace literally grace in the place of grace. That’s the Greek. Grace in the place of grace. Grace just keeps replacing itself. It’s overlapping. 
I...

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Saturday, 21 April 2018 20:26

Scripture photo: So Jesus suffered... The Blood #2 Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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Crowder: All My Hope

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Saturday, 21 April 2018 02:17

Scripture picture: Theme this week- The Blood Featured

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Scripture picture theme this week: The Blood. Each scripture photo will be accompanied by a song about the blood of Jesus. Never forget about the blood.
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Nothing But The Blood

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Friday, 20 April 2018 22:39

What is your opinion of When Calls The Heart? Featured

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Challies posted a link to an article by The Gospel Coalition about Janette Oke and the TV series from her book titled When Calls the Heart. I used to watch WCTH for the first couple of seasons.The Theology and True-Life Tragedy behind Hallmark’s Hit Show, "When Calls the Heart"The television...

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Friday, 20 April 2018 10:05

Please don't say "broken" when we mean sin Featured

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Are we broken?According to the dictionary definition of broken, are we "fractured or damaged"? As humans, do we need fixing?Christians know that there is something wrong with the world, indeed. Even unsaved people mutter and wonder what in the world is going on. Why is the world like this? they...

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Thursday, 19 April 2018 04:04

Lift high the cross Featured

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Part of this essay appeared on The End Time in 2010.The Wayside Cross is a huge tradition in Canada and Europe, where it has abounded for over a thousand years. "In Quebec, and Europe, a wayside cross marks a place where the members of a community gather to meet and pray, and often commemorates an...

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018 09:45

Elyse Fitzpatrick and more on romancing Jesus Featured

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Jesus knew what she was doing and he welcomed it.
The above is from Elyse Fitzpatrick and I'll get to the problem in her essay further down. But first, context.
Nine years ago, Keith Burton wrote an article in Spectrum Magazine called Jesus Is Not My Boyfriend. Why?
It appears as if some talented...

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Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:29

Buck the current Featured

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For a while in my free-wheeling days, I lived on a sailboat with my husband. We sailed from Maine down to Florida, over to the Bahamas down as far as the Tropic of Cancer. Then we turned around and sailed back. We made this mini-circumnavigation twice, putting about 12,000 nautical miles under our...

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Monday, 16 April 2018 07:30

Matt Chandler as a Charismatic prophet Featured

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What offering strange fire leads to

In October 2013, as part of the Truth Matters series, John MacArthur and a host of men such as Steve Lawson, Tom Pennington, RC Sproul, Justin Peters, and others participated in the Strange Fire conference. It was named Strange Fire from the verse in Leviticus...

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Saturday, 14 April 2018 22:43

Sunday Encouragement: The Celestial City! Featured

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In reading the Tenth Stage or the closing chapter and words of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, it comforted me so greatly. Its descriptions and promises, encouragement and beauty is perfect for a Sunday Lord's Day. I pray you find it encouraging as well. This is what awaits us! Some day, some...

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Saturday, 14 April 2018 21:39

The Prayer Machinery of Heaven #7: The Debt Featured

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If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. (Psalm 66:18).If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9).Prayer straddles our lives both on earth when we pray and in heaven when Jesus hears....

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Friday, 13 April 2018 22:17

Prayer Machinery of Heaven #6 Featured

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And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. (Luke 18:1)Prayer straddles our lives both on earth when we pray and in heaven when Jesus hears. All week I'm focusing on prayer. It's important. I need to do better in my life, and I can't imagine a...

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Thursday, 12 April 2018 20:23

The Prayer machinery of Heaven #5 Featured

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The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them. (Psalm 145:18-19)Prayer straddles our lives both on earth when we pray and in heaven when Jesus hears. All week I'm focusing on prayer....

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Wednesday, 11 April 2018 19:55

Prayer machinery of heaven #4 Featured

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Pray in the Spirit at all times, with every kind of prayer and petition. To this end, stay alert with all perseverance in your prayers for all the saints. (Ephesians 6:18)Prayer straddles our lives both on earth and in heaven. All week I'm focusing on prayer. It's important. I need to do better in...

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018 20:10

The Prayer Machinery of Heaven #3 Featured

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Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. (James 5:16).
Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayers and won with thanks.—Thomas Goodwin
I'm convinced also that the...

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Monday, 09 April 2018 20:00

The prayer machinery of heaven #2 Featured

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7).
The purest actions of the purest men...

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