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Heroes of Christmas: Zechariah

When people say they were speechless after some shock, their silence probably didn’t last very long. In a minute or two they opened up…

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Thankful for heaven

Call it the “light at the end of the tunnel” effect. Isn’t it amazing how much adversity we can stand if we can see…

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Thankful for my Bible

You and I have access to God’s wonderful Word pretty much whenever we want it, in inexpensive printed editions as well as online on…

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Thankful for my baptism

Some of you can remember your baptism as though it were yesterday because perhaps it was yesterday. For others it’s a faint memory of…

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Five words

Here’s a great thought to begin and end your day: “I am baptized into Christ.” Those five words can drown five thousand doubts. Can…

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Daylight Savings

We gained a full hour this month in most of the U.S. Magically in the middle of the night on November 1, we doubled…

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Last days

In human history, as narrated for us in the Bible, there were a few colossal events with worldwide significance that marked major eras. God’s…

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Is there really a heaven?

There is good news here on the skepticism front—polls consistently show that more people believe in the existence of heaven than hell. Hurray! Unfortunately,…

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Is there really a hell?

You wouldn’t get the idea that many people today take the concept of hell very seriously. “Aw, hell!” is a common statement of general…

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Is there really a devil?

Charles Darwin’s 1859 theories on natural selection and survival of the fittest initiated a large-scale abandonment of the Bible’s teachings on creation. Among the…

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Do angels really exist?

The existence of angels is a matter of faith. Doubtless because of strict orders from God, they do not reveal themselves except in very…

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Prophets should be messengers, not authors

The Protestant Reformation that was launched, more or less, by Martin Luther’s tacking of 95 debate theses to the Wittenberg town bulletin board was…