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All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 2 Tim 3:16

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False Teachers and Deadly Doctrines

Blogger, author and book reviewer Tim Challies has a new series: Deadly Doctrines.  In his first installment he defines what doctrine is and has a helpful table.  He reminds us that: The Christian’s responsibility is clear: We are to learn God’s truth by searching God’s Word. We must carefully evaluate every teaching according to God’s […]

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Not “Tired,” but Tried and True!

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.”  — 2 Timothy 4:3-4 I recently heard someone lament that discernment reporters always trot […]

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All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 2 Tim 3:16

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SBC Conference: “Get The Spotlight Off The Bible” (Courtesy of Russell Moore & Andy Stanley)

According to Bud Ahlheim of Pulpit & Pen, megachurch pastor Andy Stanley would like to take the spotlight off Scripture. He makes that clear in an interview with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission president Russell Moore.  Here’s what the popular pastor said: I would ask preachers and pastors and student pastors in their communications […]

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It’s not too late

The late Ken Silva, owner of Apprising Ministries and Christian Research Network, wrote this blog post in 2012. His reflections from four years ago were true then and they are even more pertinent today. Ken lamented that, “Our young people are growing up in a dying nation, awash with relativistic political correctness, and skeptical, godless […]

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Biblical View of Codependency and Alcoholics Anonymous

Gary Gilley and M. Kurt Goedelman examine the controversial topic of psychology in the Church and what is termed “codependency.” Codependency was introduced into the Christian community through Frank Minirth, Paul Meier, and Henry Cloud. Many readers will be surprised to learn that there is neither scientific nor biblical evidence to support the theories of Minirith, […]

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Margaret Feinberg’s Organic God

Who is Margaret Feinberg?  Charisma magazine claims she’s one of the 30 voices who will lead the Church in the next decade.  According to Wikipedia, Feinberg has written over two dozen books and Bible studies including the critically acclaimed “The Organic God.”  The liberal media promotes Feinberg and her books: CNN, MSNBC, Chicago Tribune, L.A.Times, Washington Post, […]

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Jesus Calling Devotional Bible?–Putting Words in Jesus’ Mouth–And in the Bible

The blockbuster book Jesus Calling has sold more the 15 million copies.  Jesus Calling was published in 2004 and has remained on bestseller lists ever since.  According to the book’s publisher, “After many years of writing her own words in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to be more attentive to the Savior’s voice and […]

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A Missive Against False Teachers

This piece was originally posted on Apprising Ministries: Just as in times past there were false prophets in Israel, there are now  false teachers among us. They’ve cunningly introduced destructive heresies. They  even deny the Lord who, through His atonement bought them. By doing these things these false teachers will bring swift destruction on themselves! […]

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