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What is Worship?

  Romans 12:1-2 says, “I urge you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what

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Did Jesus Say, “Blessed Are the Poor”? (Luke 6:20)

  In Matthew 5:3, Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Is that what Jesus said? Blessed are the poor? No, He said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” But you probably hear it the other way more often than you hear it the right way. “Wwutt?! In Luke

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Did Jesus Say “Blessed Are the Poor”? (Matthew 5:3)

  In Matthew 5:3, Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Is that what Jesus said? Blessed are the poor? No, He said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” but you probably hear it the other way more often than you hear it the right way. The poor in

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How Black Lives Matter Divides Us?

Black Lives Matter. Of course they do! But not to the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter is rooted in cultural Marxism, in which people are divided by race, class, and gender into preferred minority groups. A person can gain power by claiming to represent these minority groups, and people submit to this power

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Wife, Submit to Your Husband?

  Ephesians 5:22 says, “Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” “Whoa! Time out!” the egalitarian interrupts. “The verse right before it says, ‘Submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.’ And verse 25 says, “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church.” So a husband must submit, too! Well,

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What Will Happen to You When You Die?

  You are going to die. Yes, it is inevitable. Your life will come to an end. If there’s one statistic that’s true for everyone, it’s one out of every one person dies. Then what? Well, your eternal soul will go to one of two places—to heaven or hell. “But what if I don’t believe

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Did God Cause This Pandemic?

  Let’s say a fatal disease or pestilence has spread around the world. That shouldn’t be too difficult to imagine. Did God cause this pandemic? Well in Exodus, God sent plagues upon Egypt, including boils and the death of the firstborn. When the Israelites worshiped a golden calf, God afflicted them with pestilence. In Leviticus

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Coronavirus Prophets Exposed?

  During the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Michael L. Brown, radio host and apologist for the charismatic movement, said, “As many of you know, I believe in prophetic ministry today, recognizing from the NT that every word must be tested. Some well-known charismatic prophets have spoken of a major change (or, shift) concerning the virus by

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Does God Love You More Than He Loves His Commandments?

  From the man who brought you teaching like this: “For the Bible tells me so, and this is where our trouble began.” And teaching like this: “Thou shalt not obey the ten commandments because those aren’t your commandments.” Andy Stanley is back! And this time… is just like the other times. In a recent

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What Does the Bible Say About Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality?

  Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality are two social justice philosophies often paired together and abbreviated CRT/I. Critical race theory divides people up into various racial groups and examines who has privilege and who doesn’t. It’s in bed with intersectionality, examining who experiences more discrimination at intersecting points in their identity. Here’s how it works:

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What is the Seeker Sensitive Movement or a Seeker Driven Church?

  The seeker-sensitive or seeker-driven movement is an evangelism strategy following the idea that everyone is searching for something and what they are really seeking is God. So a church, in an effort to be “all things to all people” (1 Corinthians 9:22), will arrange their Sunday gathering to cater to the interests of seekers.

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What’s Wrong with Jesus Calling?

  Jesus Calling by Sarah Young is one of the best-selling Christian books ever. The book contains daily devotionals written in the first-person voice of Jesus speaking to the reader. And this isn’t merely creative writing. Young claims to have been given extra-biblical revelation from God. Jesus Calling was written out of a spirit of

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