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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Having a lot of Bible verses memorized is extremely rewarding. The more I have successfully memorized Scripture the more fruit I have found in my prayer life, evangelism, and Bible reading. I want to give you all some of my favorite Scriptures about Christ. I decided to choose some that were...

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018 02:53

Pope Gives Child False Hope

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He answered, ‘Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my family, for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’ –Luke 16:27-28 There is a video circling around of the Pope consoling a boy whose Father had died. The...

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Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity,  and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us. –Titus 2:7-8 I remember when I...

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 Dear family and friends, I hope that this letter finds you well. Robert Nelsen, and myself, Jeff Maples, have been invited to accompany JeremiahCry Ministries July 2 – July 10, 2018, in a mission trip to Scotland. JeremiahCry Ministries exists to glorify God by equipping and...

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Thursday, 12 April 2018 00:11

Pray for the Habit of Evangelizing

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“And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the...

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Thursday, 05 April 2018 04:36

Jesus’ Virtue of Responsibility

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And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, “KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.”–Revelation 19:16

As I prepare myself for marriage I have been reflecting a lot on biblical manhood. I have read many books and listened to many sermons from so many men who have added great...

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Thursday, 29 March 2018 05:46

Jesus is the Greater Josiah

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 …to the king of Judah, who sent you to inquire of the Lord, thus shall you say to him, Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Regarding the words that you have heard, because your heart was penitent, and you humbled yourself before the Lord, when you heard how...

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Monday, 26 March 2018 03:06

God Has a Plan for Your Life

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Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.–1 Thessalonians 5:18

In this day and age, one of the driving purposes for many people is the journey of “finding yourself.”  People of all ages are constantly asking the introspective...

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Thursday, 22 March 2018 20:03

Why We Don’t Assume Sacerdotalists are Saved

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Historically, Roman Catholicism has been considered by Protestants and Evangelicals to be an expression of faith that distorts the Biblical gospel of Jesus Christ. While Protestants hold to a soteriological belief of “grace alone through faith alone,” in contrast, Roman Catholics and...

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 23:46

Why the Roman Catholic Mass is Idolatry

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And as they were eating, he took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to them, and said, “Take; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, and they all drank of it. And he said to them, “This...

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When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. – Winston Churchill

In the Christian world, there is a massive assault on denominations and doctrinal divide. After all, we’re all believers and followers of Jesus Christ, right? If so, what’s the purpose of...

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Monday, 19 March 2018 00:32

Voddie Baucham Gives Tips on Evangelism

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Personal evangelism can be difficult, especially when you are face to face with someone you know is likely to reject your efforts. Voddie Baucham gives some good advice on daily, intentional evangelism and making opportunities to speak the gospel to people.

 

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Saturday, 17 March 2018 06:12

Five Marks of a False Gospel

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The gospel, or “good news,” is essentially the revelation of Jesus Christ to the world for the purpose of reconciling God’s people to Himself. Sadly, there is much perversity masquerading as the gospel, yet it’s designed to lead man away from the truth, and into a false...

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Thursday, 15 March 2018 23:02

Stephen Hawking’s Atheistic Delusion

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Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s most renowned scientists who was known for his contributions to the world of theoretical physics, sadly passed away on March 14, 2018. Not only was Hawking a champion of scientific knowledge who made great contributions that will benefit society as long as...

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Friday, 09 March 2018 03:51

Video: Black Hebrew Israelites Debunked

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If you spend any time evangelizing in the cities, you may have noticed a recent influx of a people in a movement known as the Hebrew Israelites. Predominately black, the Hebrew Israelites hold that people of color (including some Latino and Native American) are the true descendants of Jacob...

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One of the biggest criticisms leveled against biblical evangelists is that our words are unChristlike, degrading, and divisive towards other people. The argument states that Jesus would never say “mean things” or act this way, but only ever responded in love and lifted people up. Below...

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 23:12

Authentic Worship or Idolatry?

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And his mother said, “Blessed be my son by the Lord.” And he restored the 1,100 pieces of silver to his mother. And his mother said, “I dedicate the silver to the Lord from my hand for my son, to make a carved image and a metal image. Now therefore I...

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Friday, 05 January 2018 04:25

Kris Vallotton’s False Gospel of Wealth

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Kris Vallotton, the Senior Associate Leader of Bethel Church in Redding, California, and co-founder of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry believes that God wants you to have wealth. That “contrary to what we may have been taught” wealth is actually a sign of God’s...

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Saturday, 23 December 2017 03:14

Great Commission 101: Evangelism, not Evanjellyfish!

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The Great Commission is the manifesto that commissions Christians to habitually practice evangelism. Everything in a Christian’s life is corollary to this solemn responsibility. The church must be the citadel that recapitulates the necessity of evangelism, and Christians must epitomize love...

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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 00:25

Three False Gospels of Evangelical Christianity

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The visible church today is undoubtedly full of false gospels. There is, of course, the cults like Mormonism and the Watchtower Society. There is the Roman Catholic church, who leads the world in the proclamation of false gospels. We have the Prosperity Gospel, the Word of Faith movement, the New...

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And he said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.–Mark 16:15

In my last article, I wrote an open letter to open-air preachers to love the people of God. As I was writing it I realized that there are a lot of street evangelist who may be...

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Sunday, 17 December 2017 07:05

Are You Wearing the Right Wedding Garment?

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1And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables and said: 2“The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son, 3“and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to come. 4“Again, he sent...

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Monday, 27 November 2017 04:52

Do Not Regret Losing the Things of Earth

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You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. –Psalm 16:11

Every Christian is called both to something and away from something else. A Christian is saved unto God and away from his bondage to...

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For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; indeed, it cannot.  Those who are in the flesh cannot please God.–Romans 8:7-8

This passage is a very simple truth that nullifies man’s boasting. We are born enslaved...

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If you’re at all acquainted with life in the public square in Uptown Charlotte, NC, the following phrase may have a familiar ring to it:

I got good news! Jesus Loves You! Jesus Saves!

His name: Sam Bethea. He is Charlotte’s most notorious religious screamer, and he’s been at it for...

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