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In classical mythology. Narcissus was a youth who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water and pined away from unsatisfied desire and was transformed into the flower that bears his name.

The problem with evil is its beauty

In part 2 of a series on how to spot evil, Elizabeth Prata of The End Times deals with narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths of society. She explains how to spot people, including professing Christians, who exhibit antisocial behavior — and her depiction of these people is chilling. Evil “does come in a beautiful package,” says Prata. […]

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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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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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Tullian Tchividjian Emerges From Scandal With New Wife, Preaches Sermon on God’s Redemption

Christian Post, a site we do not recommend, has the latest on disgraced pastor Tullian Tchividjian. Last year we reported that after admitting to an adulterous relationship he was asked to resign from his pulpit at Coral Ridge Presbyterian in South Florida. Shortly thereafter, Tchividjian was hired by Willow Creek Presbyterian as Director of Ministry Development.  We […]

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How to identify false teachers

Denny Burk, Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, offers six characteristics that are helpful in identifying false teachers: For the next two blog posts, I want to address each half of that question. First, how to identify false teachers in the midst of the church. Second, how to deal with them. The Bible suggests […]

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The Missing Elements of Modern Worship

Popular blogger, author and pastor Tim Challies wonders: “If a worship service includes no prayer and no Bible reading, can we even recognize it as Christian worship?” The question you need to ask yourself is, does the church you attend follow the Bible’s instruction on the way church is to be conducted?  Is the service you […]

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Lysa TerKeurst’s book Unglued is Un-biblical

Rebekah Womble of Wise In His Eyes reviews Lysa TerKeurst’s book Unglued.  Womble says she wants to like the book but finds much of what it contains decidedly unbiblical, thus her advice is unhelpful to women who are searching for biblical answers to life’s pressing problems. “Never once does Terkeurst (sp) emphasize the fact that when […]

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