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

A moral, political, and cultural earthquake tremored last Thursday night as CNN's Equality Town Hall featured the leading contenders for the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States. The rhetoric of the candidates finally bared the teeth of a Democratic Party sold out to the most...

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As millions of American students prepare to return to the classroom for a new school year, it is important to reflect on the centrality of education. Every society understands that education shapes the hearts and minds of its youth-which is why education is always political and often controversial....

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The astounding headline broke early on Saturday morning that financier Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide in a New York jail cell. The Associated Press reported, "The FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general's office will investigate how Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide...

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Wednesday, 07 August 2019 04:35

Is Religious Liberty Truly In Peril? A Warning. Featured

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Humpty Dumpty once said to Alice, "When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean. Neither more or less." Alice responded to Humpty Dumpty, "The question is, whether you can make words mean so many different things?" Humpty Dumpty retorted: "The question is, which is to be master?...

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The evangelical world has been roiled by the headlines concerning Joshua Harris. First came the news of his divorce, and then came the news of his departure from the Christian faith. It's hard to imagine more sobering news.... The post The Tragedy of Joshua Harris: Sobering Thoughts for...

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An address to the Western Conservative Summit, July 13, 2019, Denver, Colorado:... The post The Eclipse of God, the Subversion of Truth, and the Assault upon Religious Liberty appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

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Summers come and summers go. Why are summers so memorable? Perhaps the reason comes down to the fact that summer brings an invitation to actually do some things we have wanted to do all along, but were prevented by time or weather. When it comes to reading, summer is an invitation to read at...

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Those who live by statistics will die by statistics. These days, we are so inundated by numbers that most are ignored. Sometimes, however, statistics can serve as a warning. Such is the case with the recent Annual Church Profile report of the Southern Baptist Convention. The headlines in the press...

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Wednesday, 15 May 2019 00:23

Maker of Heaven and Earth Featured

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Below is an excerpt from my new book, The Apostles' Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits.... The post Maker of Heaven and Earth appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

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Every major news event has a shadow-and sometimes the real story is hiding in the shadow. It is elusive, it is hidden, but it must be brought to the light in order to fully understand the consequences of any newsworthy development.... The post The New Thought Police? Facebook's Evicted...

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Major theological issues can sometimes show up in the most surprising places.... The post Would You Trade Eternal Life For A Ferrari? The False Gospel of Prosperity Theology appeared first on AlbertMohler.com.

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The race for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States continues to intensify as energy builds from the almost weekly announcements of a new candidate vying for the nomination. Most recently, Vice President Joe Biden officially announced his candidacy for Commander and Chief. It...

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Sometimes, a headline says it all. A recent article appeared in the USA Today by Oliver Thomas with such a headline. It reads, "American churches must reject literalism and admit we got it wrong on gay people."... The post Should Christians Just Admit That The Bible 'Got It Wrong' And...

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Two times a year, during Christmas and Easter, the secular media becomes a little less secular. The historic Christian dominance within the American population necessitates this pattern, even among the most liberal and mainstream news outlets.... The post A Tale of Two Religions: Liberal...

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Does Planned Parenthood just need to rebrand its image? That suggestion appeared in a recent headline from the USA Today, which read, "With abortion services in the crosshairs, Planned Parenthood is reshaping its image. Will it work?"... The post Rebranding The Culture of Death? Planned...

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History burned before our eyes. One of the most important architectural achievements of western civilization endured catastrophic damage from a raging fire. The victim of this great tragedy was Notre Dame Cathedral-a nearly 900-year-old masterpiece in the center of the city of Paris.... The...

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Tuesday, 02 April 2019 22:42

God, the Father Almighty Featured

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Below is an excerpt from my new book, The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits

How do we even begin to speak of God, and by what right can we call him our Father? The audacity of claiming to speak of God seems massive enough, but then we go...

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When an evangelical college campus and the sexual revolution collide, theological conviction and biblical fidelity often crumble. The full force of the LGBTQ movement will stop at nothing until it has secured total capitulation. When Christian institutions and college campuses open the door to what...

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Below is an excerpt from my new book, The Apostles’ Creed: Discovering Authentic Christianity in an Age of Counterfeits. I will be doing a book signing at the LifeWay Christian store on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary on Thursday, March 28 from 11:30-1:00. 

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The news out of the special General Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) made history. At last, a major mainline Protestant denomination had, after much maneuvering, turned back an effort to abandon its historic biblical affirmation of biblical sexuality and marriage. The event was an...

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Monday, 04 March 2019 02:52

The End of Parental Rights? A Chilling Case From Canada Featured

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The overload of media in the modern age has made it difficult to distinguish between the significant and the merely sensational. Sometimes, especially in this morally confused age, a story turns out to be both significant and sensational. That happened in Canada this past week—a story that...

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Does the simple existence of a large, concrete cross on public land that honors veterans from World War I violate the United States Constitution? The Supreme Court took up that question during the oral arguments of The American Legion v. American Humanist Association. The issues at stake, like the...

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Church history spans two millennia—2,000 years of recorded experience. The weight of that history is heavy and humbling. Seen in that light, it takes a really big event to rank as historical, even as it happens. Such an event happened within the last seven days.

In St. Louis Missouri, the...

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Late yesterday, the United States Senate failed to muster enough votes to protect the lives of children born alive after an attempted abortion. This vote comes as one of the most important events in recent American political history—and it is simultaneously tragic and telling. This latest...

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