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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Saturday, 30 May 2020 01:33

As NC Governor Threatens to Halt RNC Over Coronavirus, Ignores Mass Leftist Riots in Charlotte

Right now, the fate of the Republican National Convention which is slated to be held in Charlotte, NC in August hangs in the looms as Democrat Governor Roy Cooper and his political mistress, Health Secretary Mandy Cohen threaten the event with drastic lockdown and social distancing rules which...

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Written by Jeff Maples
Saturday, 30 May 2020 00:29

The Truth of the Bible Proven in One Word

image I’ve done a lot of writing and speaking on the topic of why the Bible is true. But beyond the standard proofs for the Bible’s validity, if someone asked me to sum up in one word why a person should believe the Bible is trustworthy and, moreover, why it’s a supernatural book, that...

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Written by Robin Schumacher, Ph.D.
Saturday, 30 May 2020 00:00

William Lane Craig explains the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement

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Probably one of the most common questions that you hear from people who don’t fully understand Christianity is this question: “why did Jesus have to die?”. The answer that most Christians seem to hold to is that 1) humans are...

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Written by Wintery Knight
Friday, 29 May 2020 23:00

Weekend A La Carte (May 30)

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Apologies to those who tried to access the site overnight. We did some server upgrades and had a few hiccups (which may continue today).

Today’s Kindle deals include some excellent picks for both newer and older titles.

(Yesterday on the blog: Really Bad Reviews of Really Good Books)

It Only...

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Written by Tim Challies
Friday, 29 May 2020 22:00

Weekly Bonus Links 5/24-5/30

image Logos Free software and book of the month Kindle Deals Knowledge and Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga- $1.99 Jesus Among Secular Gods by Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale- $2.99 Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side by Natasha Crain- $2.99 Christ and Culture Revisited by D.A. Carson- $1.99 So The...

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Written by Alex Arndt
Friday, 29 May 2020 21:59

Boomerang Books Featured

A boomerang book is a book to which one often returns. I have several. Here are five: Philosophy and Education by George R. Knight “Why is a school set up like a playground?” “Why does my child have all these projects to do?” “Another field trip! What’s the...

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Written by Ben Holloway
Friday, 29 May 2020 21:03

Now the Lord himself of peace give you peace Featured

By Elizabeth PrataThe other evening I was standing at the edge of the hayfield, and the blue cornflowers gave a wonderful tinge that mirrored the sky, and the burnt sienna hay tips rustled in the breeze, showing where the wind had been. The birds swooped over the field looking for insects and I...

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Written by The End Time
Friday, 29 May 2020 21:00

How Could a Loving God Send People to Hell?

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God’s Wrath Displayed

The idea of the wrath of God seems alien to us—a psychologically damaging relic from a bygone era. But just as we cannot absolve people of moral accountability without also erasing their ability...

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Written by Rebecca McLaughlin
Friday, 29 May 2020 20:29

Racism, Tribalism, and the Triumph of the Lamb

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“A new command I give you: Love one another.

As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35

Lord Jesus, the murder of George Floyd this week breaks our hearts, fuels our disgust,...

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Written by Scotty Smith
Friday, 29 May 2020 20:07

Coming Out and Going In

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Written by Chip Brogden
Friday, 29 May 2020 20:00

News Weakly - 5/30/20

That's wrongOn one hand, we have a news item about Twitter. "Shockingly" nearly half of the Twitter accounts calling for reopening America are bots, automated artificial users presenting numbers where there aren't enough to make a single point. This should make us all aware that Twitter and other...

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Written by Winging It
Friday, 29 May 2020 20:00

Totally Upgraded Stargazer Planetarium Opening at the Creation Museum

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I’m very excited to announce that our Stargazer Planetarium at the Creation Museum has been completely renovated and is now ready for our reopening on June 8, 2020! We’ve had a planetarium since shortly after the Creation Museum opened in 2007, and it was time for a major upgrade with...

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Written by Ken Ham
Friday, 29 May 2020 19:58

Becoming a Christ-Centered Man

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Written by Chip Brogden
Friday, 29 May 2020 19:00

The First Vatican Council Featured

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How much authority does the pope still claim to have in an increasingly secularizing Western world? In this brief clip, W. Robert Godfrey examines how the Roman Catholic Church attempted to respond to the problem of papal authority with its First Vatican Council.

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Written by Nathan W. Bingham
Friday, 29 May 2020 18:01

Should Christians Protest the Police? Featured

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This is one of the short videos I recorded for my church, which I’ve been doing daily since the COVID lockdown started. I recorded it before I knew about the rioting and looting in protest of the death of George Floyd. I had received questions from my flock about whether Christians may, or...

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Written by Clint Archer
Friday, 29 May 2020 18:00

The Eternal Cosmos

“He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass.” (Psalm 148:6) In this central psalm of the last five psalms comprising the “Hallelujah” ... More...

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Written by Days of Praise from ICR
Friday, 29 May 2020 17:47

Melville: what like a bullet can undeceive

General Grant prevailed on second day of the battle of Shiloh (April 6 & 7 1862). The Union suffered 13,000 casualties. The Confederates lost 62,000 killed, wounded, captured or missing.

The population of the USA in 1860 was 31,443,322. The current population is more 10 times greater. Adjusted...

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Written by memoirandremains
Friday, 29 May 2020 17:02

Weekly Roundup of Links 5/25/2020-5/30/2020

This is our weekly roundup of links for 5/25/2020-5/30/2020 from around the web. We hope you find the following articles helpful to your growth in godliness. Our writing team writes all over the internet for a variety of publications like Desiring God, TGC, and much here. When Pain is Real and God...

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Written by Dave Jenkins
Friday, 29 May 2020 17:01

Weekly Roundup 5/25/2020-5/30/2020

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 5/25/2020-5/30/2020. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it. Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts. Monday 5/25/2020 Manual Transmission: the...

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Written by Dave Jenkins
Friday, 29 May 2020 15:00

Cries of Expectation: Wallpaper

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“The groans of creation are not the cries ultimately of despair. They are the cries of expectation.” — Alistair Begg

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Click Below to Download your Image:

Apple Devices:iPhones and iPod TouchiPadsiPhone 11

Android Phones:Galaxy S Series, Edge, Nexus 5X, 6P,...

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Written by TFL
Friday, 29 May 2020 14:00

Theological Flavors Featured

May 30, 2020
In the previous post , I described the Lord’s Supper as soul food and spiritual drink for God’s people. This means the sacrament is much more than a symbolic rite; it’s a spiritual participation in the body and blood of Jesus Christ (1 Cor....

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Written by Ken Golden
Friday, 29 May 2020 13:22

Restoring Wasted Years Featured

Do you feel that so much of your life has been wasted? There is hope if you do:

I stayed up till 2 this morning watching the first two hours of the three-hour live stream memorial service for the great Christian evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias. I just now watched the final hour of it. No...

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Written by Bill Muehlenberg
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:51

Chronological Bible Reading Psalm 119:1-88.

29 May 2020, Chronological Bible Reading, Psalm 119:1-88. My wife, Lori, and I are reading through the Bible in chronological order, which is the order in which the events happened. Her blog on this can be found here. This is not intended to be a lesson or a sermon. It is my thoughts and notes...

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Written by wbmoore
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:10

Are We Protesting Racism Too Much?

I don’t think that many people understand that the current concentration of anti-racism can have detrimental effects to the ideals of equality. Let me briefly explain. For many people today, especially those who believe in the imago dei (Last. “image of God”) within every human,...

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Written by C Michael Patton
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:00

A Bit Conflicted

“She was now flirting, and she knew it. But so was he, and it was all still quite impossible, and she was furiously unhappy with her very happy self.”

The Man in the Dark, p. 70

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Written by Douglas Wilson
Friday, 29 May 2020 10:47

Universal Masking in Hospitals in the Covid-19 Era

Friday, 29 May 2020 10:00

Sorry, We Don’t Feel the Presence of God

-Episode 2702-

Is it Biblical to pray for the presence of the Holy Spirit? Does it matter where or with whom you partake in communion? How should Christians respond to the gender pronoun debate? Is it Biblical to call my wife “a good wife”? Todd digs into the mailbag to answer your...

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Written by Rebekah Pruett
Friday, 29 May 2020 09:06

Despite Joe Carter’s Asinine Commentary, Looting is a Valid Justification For Deadly Force

In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd, an unarmed man who was held down and choked with the knee of what appears to be a manic and vengeful police officer in Minneapolis, MN, riots have broken out all over the state and elsewhere around the country. Normally, I caution against quick...

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Written by Jeff Maples
Friday, 29 May 2020 08:52

Where Can We Turn For Certain Hope in Uncertain Days?

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We aren’t even a full five months into 2020 and already it has been an extraordinary year. Whatever foot holding we had in 2019—whether it was our health, finances, calendars, predictability, peace, or calm—is gone. From coronavirus around the globe to racial injustice in the US...

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Written by Jen Oshman
Friday, 29 May 2020 08:31

05/29/2020

•Was yesterday’s show helpful?
•Parents of college students are waiting for Road Trip to Truth
•Can women host a podcast?
•Should I thank God in advance for healing?
•Gender roles and intersex individuals
•The new terminology to destigmatize pedophilia
•Heart vs Gut
•How do we talk about sin without sinning?
•Why aren’t Christians leading the conversation about stewarding Creation?

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Written by joey
Friday, 29 May 2020 07:45

Hawk Nelson Responds to Lead Singer's Apostasy, and Their Response is Terrible Featured

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James 1:5-8 says, "If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not...

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Written by Gabriel Hughes
Friday, 29 May 2020 07:15

My Spanish-language blog reaches its 10th Birthday!

Like OpenOurEyesLord.com, Razon de la Esperanza reflects themes that interest me in some way: the second coming, the realibility of the Word, the translation of the New Testament, particularly the Nueva Versión Internacionak, the spiritual life, pastoral leadership, the Pauline Epistles.

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Written by Gary Shogren
Friday, 29 May 2020 06:24

Don’t Forget to Laugh! Featured

A Godly Response to a Pandemic – Part 11 Series Overview Proverbs 27:1 says, “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.” The COVID-19…

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Written by TOvermiller
Friday, 29 May 2020 06:20

Twitter Sends Email to White House Admitting Tweets Do Not Violate Rules, But Still Censoring

This morning, the president posted to Twitter a warning to the city of Minneapolis’ mayor that if he failed to get his city under control and stop the violent outbursts by rioters, he may be forced to send in the National Guard to control the situation. Shortly after, a notice was published...

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Written by Jeff Maples
Friday, 29 May 2020 05:51

Liberalism 101 Featured

imageFrom the January 2000 issue of the Nicotine Theological Journal:

On June 24, 1936, the Christian Century reported that with the founding of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, J. Gresham Machen had finally come “very close to the place where he will find peace in no church except one of his own...

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Written by D. G. Hart
Friday, 29 May 2020 05:45

The Post-Christian Age and the Gospel of Truth Featured

The twenty-first century is rightly defined as a post-Christian culture in the industrialized West -- a culture that is no longer bound by the truth claims and moral wisdom of the Christian tradition. The amazing fact of our times, however, is the realization that this culture is also...

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Written by R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
Friday, 29 May 2020 05:28

Navigating Different COVID-19 Convictions

If there is one word to describe how we must navigate re-gathering amid COVID-19, it’s this: grace. 

A friend of mine who happens to be the Vice President of a prominent seminary and no stranger to the challenges in leadership recently tweeted words that accurately predict the current...

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Written by Costi W. Hinn
Friday, 29 May 2020 04:35

A Kiln That Desires to Leave No Brick Half Baked

Many of you know of my connection to New St. Andrews College, but a number of you may not know about one of the more exciting projects under the aegis of NSA that I am involved with — which is to say, the Camperdown Writers’ Kiln. This is the name of the MFA program that we have been...

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Written by Douglas Wilson
Friday, 29 May 2020 04:21

Justification and Counseling Featured

 
May 29, 2020
Justification is an act of God’s free grace, wherein he pardoneth all our sins, and accepteth us as righteous in his sight, only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us, and received by faith alone. [i] When this pastor begins...

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Written by Martin Blocki
Friday, 29 May 2020 04:07

Treating the Underlying Disease Featured

Something has gone terribly wrong the world and it must be made right. There is genocide, terrorism, corruption, authoritarianism, racism, world wars, human trafficking, slavery, abortion, environmental disaster, exploitation of children, greed, abuse, anger, addictions, etc. There is rightly a lot...

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Written by john_hendryx
Friday, 29 May 2020 03:09

AN OPEN LETTER: DR. ALBERT MOHLER YOU APPEAR TO BE THE WORST KIND OF RACIST. Featured

ALBERT MOHLER IS “STANDING AT THE CROSSROADS OF HIS OWN RACIAL CRISIS”.

WHILE BURNING US CITY STREETS STRUGGLE TO DEAL WITH RACE -THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY HAS BECOME A DUMPSTER OF ROTTING CRITICAL THEORIES POISONING THE GOSPEL AND CHRISTIANS ABILITY TO STAND IN THE GAP.

Th...

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Written by revcoltom
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:54

Caught on camera

Regarding the George Floyd controversy, I'm baffled by the mind-numbing stupidity of the police in this situation. Between dashcams, body cams, and the ubiquity of private citizens toting portable electronic cameras, the public activities of the police are under almost constant surveillance, so how...

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Written by steve
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:41

Quarantine Q A, Pt 8 with Phil Johnson and Mike Riccardi Featured

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Friday, 29 May 2020 02:41

A Tribute to Kou Seying

Rev. Kou Seying, the Lutheran Foundation Professor of Urban and Cross-Cultural Ministry, associate Dean for Urban and Cross-Cultural Ministry, and associate professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, entered eternal rest in Christ on Nov. 23, 2019. He was 55 years old.

At the...

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Written by Leopoldo Sanchez
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:38

The Best Thing You Could Do This Summer

We are about to embark on another summer of reading through the New Testament. If you are like many other Christians, you know that this is a good thing to do, but you may not be exactly sure why. This is quite all right as far as it goes. There are many things that are good for us that we do...

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Written by Douglas Wilson
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:27

Do the Right Thing (1989)

image In a perfect world, Do the Right Thing is a movie that should not exist. The ideal world would be without the things demonstrated in the film: anger, prejudice, racism. Yet that is the world we live in, and have before the late 80s and still to this day. The list of names belonging to lives lost...

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Written by Mark Lester
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:16

In Effort to Fight Racism, Black Leftists Take Out Anger on Black Business-Owners

In the wake of the horrific death George Floyd, rioting, vandalism, violence, and looting have ensued in the city of Minneapolis, MN. Despite your politics, religion, or ethnicity, most sane people should be able to agree that this response is not only unhelpful but illegal and every person...

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Written by Jeff Maples
Friday, 29 May 2020 02:08

A Surprise Dividing Line! John 6:44-45, John 6:65: Exegesis and Application

Decided to squeeze a DL in today, just an hour in length. John 6:44-45, 65, considered in light of the Provisionist controversy. Enjoy!

The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and...

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Written by James White
Friday, 29 May 2020 01:12

Ravi Zacharias Memorial Service

The Prince of Apologists - Ravi Zacharias A Tribute to Ravi. I have learned from the Prince of Apologists for years. Watching for a minute or for an hour, you will be impacted by Ravi's powerful messages. Posted by Eric Hovind on Friday, May 29, 2020

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