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Christmas: Christ In You

By Jim Stitzinger The Cripplegate blog The concerts are over and candle-light services are nearly complete. No more caroling, food drives, corporate holiday parties and the sound of Salvation army bells are quickly fading. The world will soon say goodbye to “the holidays” and will soon pivot its attention to New Year’s and Super Bowls. The world […]

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How to Read Your Way to Heaven?

Advertising claims can be quite sensational, but I’ve never heard one quite like this. I came across this ad for a brand new book that promises instant access to heaven IF you’ll only read the book, titled, How to Read Your Way to Heaven – A Spiritual Reading Program for the Worst of Sinners, the […]

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Are You Trembling Yet?

Bill Muehlenberg of Culture Watch reminds us that God is not a cute and cuddly teddy bear.  According to Muehlenberg we need only read Revelation 19:11-16 to understand that.  Here’s what verse 15 says about the Lord Jesus: Out of his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations. “He will […]

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Must We Believe the Virgin Birth?

The question is addressed to all those who profess faith in Jesus Christ.  Albert Mohler, president of Baptist Theological Seminary, penned this piece in 2010. His question requires a yes or no answer; either we believe Mary was a virgin when she was found to be with child through the power of the Holy Spirit, or […]

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GRACE board releases statement saying they stand with victims of Tullian Tchividjian

The Board of Directors of Godly Response to Abuse in Church Environments (GRACE) released a statement addressing the Tullian Tchividjian sexual misconduct scandal. According to their Facebook page: The Mission of GRACE is to empower the Christian community through to recognize, confront, and respond to the sin of child sexual abuse. We’re including GRACE’s statement as […]

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End-time Apostle and Prophet, Lou Engle–The New Billy Graham?

According to NAR  “prophet” Lou Engle, God has revealed that Billy Graham’s mantle “will soon pass, not to just an individual, but to an entire nation.”  Holly Pivec of Spirit of Error fills us in on a prophecy God supposedly revealed to Engle. Pivec writes: Lou Engle, founder of The Call and a leader in […]

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Tullian Tchividjian: A Call to Repentance

Chris Rosebrough of Pirate Christian writes: Dear Friends: We join with others in expressing our shared grief regarding these latest allegations [below], as well as our thankfulness for the courageous women who came forward to tell their stories. We join our prayers together that they will receive the care and support that they need to heal and […]

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Progressive Christians and their doctrines of devils

Do not be fooled by professing Christians who prefer either “progressive Christian” or “social justice Christian” over evangelical.  It matters not what trendy terms they come up with to describe themselves, these folks are leftists.  Some are Marxists.  And others are Communists.  As I said in a series of essays I wrote entitled “Liberals created […]

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Rick Warren: Forget Sola Scriptura, But There is “Plus Scriptura”

Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen examines the teaching of Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback megachurch which is one of the largest churches in the U.S.  He quotes Tim Challies as saying the following about the man who has been dubbed the “Purpose Driven Pope”: One need only read Warren’s books or listen to a few […]

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