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The Ignorance of the Educated: Why Learning Does Not Equal Growing

Ephesians 4:11-16 11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, 13 till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; 14 that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men,...

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The Value of Truth: The Devastating Consequences of No Absolutes

John 14:6Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. Any relationship of any type at all is of no value whatsoever if it in fact it is not based on truth. Think about this for just a second. You ask someone, “will you feed my dog for me while I’m on vacation?” and they say yes. But they never feed your dog and your dog dies. Someone who is color blind asks you, “is that red or green? You respond, “it is red”, when you know...

Focus: Preparing For Your Own Spirtual Yard Sale 0

Focus: Preparing For Your Own Spirtual Yard Sale

Matthew 7:5     “Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.”  As we look at this verse, we always seem to look at it as one man looking at another man, And why not, it is the proper context of course. Jesus at this moment speaking to the masses, and talking about improper judging of another. So let’s address the judging issue first, as we all know this is going to come up in conversation. The word used here In the verses prior), most...

Simplicity, Separation, Peace 0

Simplicity, Separation, Peace

Simplicity, Separation, Peace  Crying Out for the ‘Good Old Days’    2 Corinthians 6:7    “Therefore, “Come out from them and be separate, says the Lord. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you.”  Back in the Old Days. The way it used to be. The “New Testament” Church. When things were simple. There is much to be said for our current wave of technological advances. There is simply no arguing its intrinsic benefits. Areas such as health care, communication, emergency response and so much more have benefited in such a way that mankind is far better off. But...

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Proof-Texting

Proof-Texting (This has nothing to do with your cell phone…)  Acts 20:25-32   “Now I know that none of you among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom will ever see me again. Therefore, I declare to you today that I am innocent of the blood of any of you. For I have not hesitated to proclaim to you the whole will of God. Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood. I know that after...

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