Risky Behavior – Part 2

Start them early to love God’s Word!

A reader disagreed with my last blog post. It cited scientific research which claims, people reading or listening to the Bible four times a week, are less likely to practice behaviors such as gambling, pornography, drunkenness, and sex outside of marriage.¹ The reader’s argument goes as follows:

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I Can’t but Jesus Can!

Do your pastor’s sermons inspire you to live for Jesus? This past week my pastor did just that. The scripture was from Mark 9:14-29. This is the story about the epileptic son that the disciples could not heal.

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What Makes a Person a Christian?

If asked people would give different answers to the question, “What makes a person a Christian?” Let’s skip people’s opinions and go straight to the Bible. How does the Bible answer this question?

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Who is on the Lord’s Side?

When are you going to make Jesus’ last command your first priority? This question came from a former pastor.¹ After 30 years I still find it challenging. The following is the last command Jesus gave to the disciples:

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The Purpose of the Church — part 2

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Two well-known purposes of the church are worship and outreach. These were the topics of a post in October. I have wondered if maybe this topic seemed dull and humdrum. But no, even if my post seemed Continue reading The Purpose of the Church — part 2