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

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 07:47

Agglomeration

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Admonishing with tears — the job of apologists. And it SHOULD be the job of pastors and elders.
Formerly known as male and female.  Thought-provoking article.
Good review of Rick...

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Saturday, 23 May 2020 01:37

Another book give away

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I added this book to my collection in 2002 after touring Hannibal, MO and the Mark Twain Book Store.
Paperback, 196 pages.  Mark Twain really nails Mary Baker Eddy and the whole fraud of Christian Science. Sometimes he even gives you a chuckle.
As always, this offer is only for those in the...

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Wednesday, 20 May 2020 08:53

Book give away

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Just a cover which says “The Holy Scriptures” so I didn’t scan it.
What I have to offer is a reprint of the 1890 J.N. Darby translation (including footnotes) of the Bible, which I purchased back in 2000 while attending a Plymouth Brethren assembly. the cover is...

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Access to the Bible, whether in the original or in any tongue, had never been an issue in the East. In the West, the clergy had begun to assert an exclusive interpretive, indeed custodial, right to the Bible as early as the ninth century; and from about 1080 there had been frequent instances of the...

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Monday, 18 May 2020 09:36

Book give away

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I acquired this book way back in 1998 as a way to better understand the subject of homosexuality vs the Bible and science (not that common sense couldn't tell me).
Paperback, 180 pages, plus 38 pages of end notes, plus a bibliography and index.  Solid and excellent in-depth study.
As always,...

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Saturday, 16 May 2020 01:48

Christians and Cathedrals

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Indeed, it is hared to see the cathedrals serving Christians as a whole. They were built essentially for the clergy and upper classes, and to some extent for well-to-do townsmen.  The choir-arm was a chapel reserved exclusively for the canons in a secular cathedral, or the convent in a...

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020 04:30

Agglomeration

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Why is sex so complicated? Good discussion of love vs sex.
Why modern-day prophets never saw this pandemic coming. Simple answer: because they are false prophets! Good analysis of all that is wrong with the prophetic movement, including how false teacher...

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Monday, 11 May 2020 02:11

Satan, the Counterfeiter

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For individuals who are caught up in the heady intoxication of profound spiritual experiences, it is easy t slip into error.  Not that there is anything wrong with such experiences per se, but spiritual experience is only one leg of a three-legged stool.  Unless it is balanced by the Word...

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Friday, 08 May 2020 02:21

Experience -- Satan's Authority

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If [Satan] can't take the Word of God away from us by undermining its authority, he will take us away from the Word of God by giving us another basis of authority.  Satan has developed just such a substitute, and it seems to have a great attraction for may people.
It's called “experience."...

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Sunday, 03 May 2020 05:18

Did They Really Say That?!?!

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God—the great Creator of all things—upholds, directs, disposes, and governs all creatures, actions, and things, from the greatest even to the least.
Westminster Confession of Faith 5.1
Let’s put ellipses in to get to my point:
God…directs…all actions…
This is my...

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Thursday, 30 April 2020 01:58

Feelings Come and Go

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Feelings come and feelings go
And feelings are deceiving;
My warrant is the Word of God, 
Naught else is worth believing.
Martin Luther

Authors: Glenn E. Chatfield...

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Wednesday, 29 April 2020 06:00

Another book give-way

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I acquired this book way back in 1995 and used it later as a reference source for high school Sunday school classes on ethics.
Paperback, 548 easy-reading pages, plus indices.
As always, this offer is only for those in the U.S.A. — due to postage costs elsewhere! You can comment on this...

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Saturday, 25 April 2020 02:17

Emotion Without Knowledge

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All the Puritans regarded religious feeling and pious emotion without knowledge as worse than useless.  Only when the truth was being felt was emotion in any way desirable.  When men felt and obeyed the truth they knew, it was the work of the Spirit of God, but when they were swayed by...

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Tuesday, 21 April 2020 08:24

Hillsong Article

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Back in 2008, while at the Personal Freedom Outreach apologetics conference, I mentioned to Kurt Goedelman that I had written up a report about Beth Moore's "Believing God" DVD series, exposing the false teachings. He asked if I would send them a copy to look at. He then contacted me and asked if...

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Monday, 20 April 2020 09:32

Women Teachers to Avoid

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Someone shared a Facebook post with me from “Biblical and Reformed.” The very interesting thing about the post is that it is just five photos showing the most popular false teaching women whose works are invading the Church due to lack of discernment.  
So, look below and note the...

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Saturday, 18 April 2020 07:58

Children, Honor Your Parents

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Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12.
Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with a promise,...

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020 09:17

Real Spiritual Warfare

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The focal point of Satan's attack is in the mental realm.  That's why I can't emphasize enough that effective spiritual warfare is waged in the world of ideas and philosophies, in order to correct the deceptions….
Thus, true spiritual warfare is a matter of overcoming deception,...

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Friday, 10 April 2020 04:24

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Why Sexual Morality May be Far More Important than You Ever Thought.  God was right  to have one man/one woman marriage for sex. But we knew that, didn’t we?

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Tuesday, 07 April 2020 00:47

Phony Spiritual Warfare

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While Christians are waging phony war against Jezebel, lust and other "strongmen," the humanism, psychology, selfism and so on are going unchallenged, and are even being promoted in our churches!  When Paul waged war in Athens, his spiritual warfare consisted of the ideas of men being...

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 04:27

What About Mysticism?

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Mysticism is the exaltation of subjective experience over objective truth....  How many times have you heard the plea for us to get rid of our "silly doctrine," and come together in unity?... [Doctrine] is the body of objective truth, the teaching of God's Word.  Doctrine is the only...

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Monday, 30 March 2020 09:30

A Sentimental Journey

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Last week I got a message from a person with a far-left ideology in his religious and political beliefs; he made fun of me and said it was childish for me to have Snoopy on my profile, implying a lack of credibility on my part because of it.
Well Snoopy is a very important part of my life, and is...

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Sunday, 29 March 2020 07:55

What We Believe About God Matters

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It does matter what we believe about God, about the Bible, and about what constitutes spiritual growth. Such doctrine dictates how we conduct and live our public and private lives.  If our beliefs on these matters are not solely focused and founded on Scripture without the infusion of human...

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Thursday, 26 March 2020 01:52

Emotionalism Cannot Be a Guide

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We must judge teachings and practices, and these cannot be judged accurately apart from the Bible.  We must not judge something to be of God merely because it results in changed lives for the better, particularly when it is presented as a "new move" that all must accept.
If an individual's...

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Monday, 23 March 2020 09:31

What Produces Your Experience?

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Experiences can be produced by psychological, physiological, or demonic phenomena.  The only real test for any experience is this: Does it square with the Word of God? 
John F. MacArthur, Jr,Charismatic Chaos, p.50

Authors: Glenn E. Chatfield...

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Tuesday, 17 March 2020 08:21

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Great response to Beth Moore and her ilk.
Was Mary Magdalene Far from or Near the Cross? A Case Study in Gospel Differences.
Who isyour Jesus?
The current perversion of John 8:1-11. Scripture-twisting...

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