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Good Friday?! Really?!

He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed (1 Peter 2:14). Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He … Continue reading

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What does Maundy Thursday Mean?

Maundy (from Latin mandatum or possibly mendicare), or Washing of the Feet, is described in John 13:1–17 with Jesus performing this act.  Specifically, in verses 13:14–17, He instructs them: 14 “If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey or Black and White?

Fifty Shades of Grey, the novel, has become one of the best selling books of all time, surpassing the 100 million mark a year ago in February of 2014. Now the movie has come.  Kevin DeYoung comments on the proper … Continue reading

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Does Science Argue For or Against God?

The latest Praeger University class installment features Eric Metaxas leveling a flurry of devastating arguments against the notion that science disproves the existence of God. “The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the sky is declaring the work … Continue reading

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Don’t Drown in The River of Multi-Tasking

Kevan Lee pulls us back onto the solid ground of focusing our attention, in his article How Single Tasking Boosts Your Productivity. “Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits will have plenty … Continue reading

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9 Months in 4 Minutes

This animated video from conception to birth takes your breath away. For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.1 Wonderful are your works; my … Continue reading

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Unbroken: Did Angelina Jolie Grant Louis Zamperini His Wish?

In Louis Zamperini’s updated autobiography of 2003, he expressed a deep desire that his conversion experience be a significant part of any movie made about his life.  The Lord had saved him out a life of post-war recurring nightmares and … Continue reading

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The Strange 1914 Christmas Truce of WW1

Exactly 100 years ago today, this Christmas Thursday, there broke out during WW1 a strange peace between German and Allied forces who’d been engaged in bitter trench warfare against each other. Letter written accounts are rampant among rank and file … Continue reading

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Christmas Gatherings With Difficult People

Christmas celebrates the coming of Jesus Christ the “Prince of Peace” who brings “peace on earth.”  Really?  Even peace to our extended families where longstanding grudges can be nursed and offenses harbored for decades?  Sadly, Christmas gatherings typically bring many … Continue reading

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Christian Origins to Christmas on December 25

Touchstone Magazine published an article by William J. Tighe entitled: “Calculating Christmas — The Story Behind December 25”.  He writes: Many Christians think that Christians celebrate Christ’s birth on December 25th because the church fathers appropriated the date of a … Continue reading

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