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

Friday, 01 January 2016 02:00

1 Timothy 2

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Short version: Taqiyya enables Muslims to lie to advance their faith (see the link for quotes from the Quran).  There is no such concept in Christianity.

There are two forms of lying to non-believers that are permitted under certain circumstances, taqiyya and kitman.  These circumstances are typically those that advance the cause of

Thursday, 31 December 2015 02:00

1 Timothy 1

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Wednesday, 30 December 2015 02:00

2 Thessalonians 3

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After all, they claim to care about women in need and that they want to reduce abortions.  These centers reduce abortions by showing women — who ironically enough thought they had no choice but abortion — that there is a better way and that help is available.  But not only do they have no centers themselves, they actively

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 02:00

2 Thessalonians 2

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Monday, 28 December 2015 02:00

2 Thessalonians 1

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Friday, 25 December 2015 02:00

1 Thessalonians 5

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Thursday, 24 December 2015 02:00

1 Thessalonians 4

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Wednesday, 23 December 2015 08:09

And yet another hate-hoaxer . . .

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The volume of hate hoaxes appears to be increasing, though it can be hard to track because of the time it takes to expose them.  You’d think we’d be seeing less of these, but the hoaxers never seem to get any consequences.  I’d add, “other than being embarrassed at being caught,” but they don’t appear

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 02:00

1 Thessalonians 3

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Tuesday, 22 December 2015 02:00

1 Thessalonians 2

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And next year it will be 10 yr. old children.  Because they care.  Your tax dollars at work, via Reason 89: Because The Education System Is A Sick Monster | 365 Reasons To Homeschool:

One sex education guide getting the thumbs up from the state is titled, “Get Real: Comprehensive Sex Education That Works,” published by

Monday, 21 December 2015 02:00

1 Thessalonians 1

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They had to use a lot of creativity just to get her to meet the un-biblical/anti-biblical Catholic guidelines, and there are serious questions about whether she was even an authentic Christian.

You’ve probably seen the headlines: Mother Teresa to Be Sainted After 2nd Miracle Declared: Vatican

Mother Teresa, who dedicated her life to helping

The Christians from Berea have been lauded throughout history thanks to this simple yet profound passage:

Acts 17:11 Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

What did they do?  They heard what Paul had to say and tested it

Friday, 18 December 2015 02:00

Colossians 4

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Thursday, 17 December 2015 02:00

Colossians 3

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Thursday, 17 December 2015 02:00

Colossians 3

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Wednesday, 16 December 2015 02:00

Colossians 2

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Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:20

Oops.

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Are people — young and old — who hang out at church really saved, or is their defining characteristic that they mimic those around them?

Years ago, before I knew the finer points of how Facebook works, someone I went to church with when growing up posted a picture from the Godspell play that the youth had put on.  I was tagged in

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 02:00

Colossians 1

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Monday, 14 December 2015 02:00

Philippians 4

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The “Islam and Christianity worship the same God” lie is so transparently false you can refute it in a single Tweet*: Denying Jesus’ deity is a heresy in Christianity. Affirming it is a blasphemy in Islam. ‪#‎notthesame‬  This is no minor difference.  It alone shows that under no circumstance could both

This is going to leave a mark.  Remember that the Molech-worshiping ghouls of the “Christian” Left are loud and proud about Jesus being OK with killing children for any reason before their first breath.  Via Past abortion comments from Bill Clinton may surprise you:

Clinton had some harsh words for his fellow