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The Gospel of Suffering

The Gospel of Suffering

The problem with the emphasis on prosperity is that it is unbalanced when there is no recognition of the role of suffering in God’s plan for our lives. We see that even Jesus, though having never sinned, was made perfect through suffering. If he was perfected by suffering, can we expect any less for ourselves?

Transgenderism is a Religion and its Enforcement Violates the First Amendment.

Transgenderism is a belief that is not upheld by science. A person claims to be transgender by identification, which is an mental or emotional attachment to an idea. The person who claims to be a female, but is in fact a male, is denying the scientific fact of biology, genetics and DNA. It is therefore a religious belief, whose enforcement by the state violates the First Amendment’s second clause by establishing a religion.

Chinese Persecution of Christians

Chinese Persecution of Christians

The Chinese government has become increasingly totalitarian, demanding that the Christians put loyalty to the State above loyalty to God.

Being Made Righteous by God

We have been cleansed by the Gift of the Holy Spirit who lives in us. In God’s eyes, is as if we have never sinned because of the blood of Jesus.

Boomer Replies to #OkBoomer

Boomer Replies to #OkBoomer

I hear “Ok Boomer” is a dismissive insult to ideas or views that a younger generation does not want to hear, address, respect or debate. The old term for that was “whateverrrrr” So, I thought, what could a baby boomer (hence the term “boomer”) say to someone of that mindset. And I thought of two. Please feel free to add your own.

The Whole Gospel of Jesus Christ

The Whole Gospel of Jesus Christ

from The Scholars Corner First, I must ask you, “which is more real to you: your experience or the Word of God?” The Bible is full of stories of miracles, healings, the dead raised, and to top it all off, the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. But how many of you have experienced these […]

Messenger virus. A new threat for Facebook users. (June 2019)

Facebook Messenger virus continued the work of previous variants in 2017. Victims receive a fake YouTube link from their contacts.[10] Once a person clicks on it, the virus redirects to a fake website that looks identical to Facebook. Here people are asked to enter their login details. As a result victim’s account is taken over by the hackers and the malicious message is forwarded to the whole victim’s contact list.

How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

We are only fit to be leaders of men when we have failed in our own strength and look only to God for our success.

Modern-Day​ Witch Trials?

The Salem Witch Trials condemned people simply because they were accused of being a witch. The #MeToo movement has many of the same characteristics of the Salem Witch Trials. A business was destroyed simply because someone questioned due process.

Where is the God of Beauty?

Where is the God of Beauty?

Sharon Herald > The Scholars Corner November 14, 1998 Where is the God of Beauty? 1998 by Jefferis Kent Peterson, I Sometimes we Christians are a boring lot. With intense and focused zeal we pound the drum, driving home the point of our latest cause with rhythmic fury. Whether that issue is politics or doctrine, […]