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    What Exactly Is Agape, Or Love As It Is Translated?

    What exactly is agape, or "love" as it is translated? The NT tells us: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. We read such passages and tend to assume at once that "love" means what it does to us in modern times -- in this case, a mushy sentimentality that never says a harsh...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 14, 2012

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    Safeguarding Your Soul

    Eternal Life: Promise or Possession? Carol Brooks Also See The Two Phase Atonement Introduction: It has to be noted that Once Saved, Always Saved differs from the Calvinistic doctrine of Perseverance of the Saints, which is represented by the fifth letter of the...
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    The Bible always uses examples of direct

    opposites, light and dark, good and evil, believers and unbelievers with a simple benchmark to help prove all things, namely by their fruit you shall know them. There is little doubt that we have lost our Hebrew roots for want of a better expression, there are groups going under...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 15, 2013

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    I believe with a passion

    that until Christianity gets back to the structure of community life built on Judaism the decline of the Church must continue. President Reagan has a famous quote relating to the tearing down of the Berlin Wall, Christianity needs to tear down the wall between the clergy and the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Mar 21

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    If We Cannot Believe In The Things Jesus Believed Are We On Solid Ground?

    God the Father of Jesus revealed Himself to a select people in times past. The history of His dealing with those people is recorded in what we call the Old Testament and physical descendants are with us today. The record shows that God did set certain boundaries and...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Aug 19, 2013

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    When we ignore the Old Testament we are

    disobedient to the teaching of Jesus and the Disciples. The contents of the Old Testament is for us a warning, and for our instruction. 6 Now these things occurred as examples to keep us from setting our hearts on evil things as they did. 7 Do not be idolaters, as some of...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Are You A Lukewarm Christian.

    Are You A Lukewarm Christian? According to Francis Chan these are the 17 signs of a lukewarm Christian. OUCH! 1. Lukewarm people attend church fairly regularly. It is what is expected of them, what they believe “good Christians” do, so they go. Isaiah 29:13 2...
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    One of the biggest handicaps to the spreading

    of the Gospel is the fact that professing Christians are so divided by denominational differences or doctrinal issues, for many the answer is unity for the sake of unity better known as the Ecumenical movement which is fast gaining momentum, or lets agree to disagree, and the...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 27, 2013

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    Do You Believe In Anything Worth Contending For.

    Do You Believe in Anything Worth Contending For by Jason Engwer It's popular today to live a trivial life and to have a trivial worldview. People are surrounded by more means of entertaining themselves than at any other time in history (television, radio, computers, malls...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Nov 10, 2012

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    Religious Boredom.

    Religious Boredom THAT THERE IS SOMETHING gravely wrong with evangelical Christianity today is not likely to be denied by any serious minded person acquainted with the facts. Just what is wrong is not so easy to determine. In examining the situation myself I find nature and...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jul 1, 2012

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    Living The Faith

    In his letter , James* makes the statement “For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also” (James 2:26). Faith without works is dead faith because the lack of works reveals an unchanged life or a spiritually dead heart. There are many...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    Train A Child

    Train a Child D L Quinn We live in a new generation, with new challenges before us and seemingly with new rules to guide us along the days of our lives. One of the greatest responsibilities that could be endowed upon a human being is that of raising a child. It is not an easy...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Aug 16, 2011

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    Can Anyone Really Be Blamed For Not Wanting To Have Anything To Do With God As Portrayed By So Many Professing Christians?

    Can anyone really be blamed for not wanting to have anything to do with God as portrayed by so many professing Christians? This God according to many is a tyrant that cannot be pleased, He has supposedly decreed that sin is handed down from parent to children, and these same...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Aug 28, 2013

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    How To Try The Spirits.

    These times are times of great delusion on many fronts, this essay is a very well thought out guide to test all things. How to Try the Spirits THESE ARE THE TIMES that try men's souls. The Spirit has spoken expressly that in the latter times some should depart from the faith...
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    The sinner is actually a rebel against properly

    constituted authority. That is what makes sin—sin. We are rebels. We are sons of disobedience. Sin is the breaking of the law and we are in rebellion and we are fugitives from the just laws of God while we are sinners. The root of sin is rebellion against law, rebellion...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response May 29

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    What Is A Christian?

    What Is A Christian? It would be far easier to go in the opposite direction and state what a Christian isn’t. A Christian isn’t: Anyone that went forward at an altar call and recited the sinner’s prayer. Anyone after reciting the sinner’s prayer was baptised, and...
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    The simple act of sharing experiences

    particularly Christian themes will always raise the hackles of many that want to disagree. The only life and death teaching and sharing for me is the subject of Salvation, everything else is secondary. Strong debate about salvation will eventuate when a particular groups...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 14, 2013

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    The Christian And Social Action

    Section 7. Living The Faith... The Biblical Christian Index to Living The Faith... The Biblical Christian The Christian and Social Action by sntjohnny Anthony Horvath’s Christian Apologetics Ministry Please Note: Each...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Aug 15, 2011

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    Chapter 6 : The Speaking Voice A W Tozer.

    In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 An intelligent plain man, untaught in the truths of Christianity, coming upon this text, would likely conclude that John meant to teach that it is the nature of God to speak, to...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jul 18

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    What Is The Fruit Of Repentance?

    What Is the “Fruit of Repentance”? By Wayne Jackson “When John the Baptist told the Jews that they must bring forth ‘fruit’ worthy of repentance, what did he mean by ‘fruit’ (Matthew 3:8)?” There are three things to be taken into consideration in answering...
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    Some Things Are Not Negotiable

    Some Things Are Not Negotiable WILL ROGERS ONCE OPINED that a sure way to prevent war would be to abolish peace conferences. Of course Will, as usual, had his tongue in his cheek; he meant only to poke fun at the weak habit of substituting talk for action. Still there is more...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jun 17, 2013

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    Meekness And Rest

    Chapet 9 Meekness and Rest Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.-Matt. 5:5 A fairly accurate description of the human race might be furnished one unacquainted with it by taking the Beatitudes, turning them wrong side out and saying, "Here is your human race...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 29, 2012

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    Dont Waste Your Life

    Section 7. Living The Faith... The Biblical Christian Index to Living The Faith... The Biblical Christian Don’t Waste Your Life Jason Engwer Please Note: Each coloured link within the article will lead you to a related...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Sep 21, 2011

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    Why Do Children Lose Their Trust In The Bible?

    CMI speakers get to conduct a variety of ministry, including churches, public meetings, prisons, universities, radio, etc. A large part of the CMI ministry that is underwritten by ordinary folk like you is to Christian (and public, when invited) schools. While I’m pleased that...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 4 Responses Dec 5, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I have already established how I feel about "the other woman" and the "cheater." But I see so many posts about bad, toxic marriages...Honestly...It scares me. People run when...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate living with pcos, I hate that I don't know anybody with the severity of my condition who I can speak to, I hate that my doctors look at me as if i'm just lying and lazy when...
    FedUp888 FedUp888 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have faith! I have faith ! I have faith! My faith in a love that I never knew existed is never ending. The more it is tested, the deeper my faith is. I have faith that I'm not...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been on an incredible journey for almost 2 years now. I've head down the States and seen most of Canada, including beautiful British Colombia. I've slept outside in the worst...
    Izzoselius Izzoselius 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 28

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    It's so hard to do something, with the support of no one. It's so hard to love people, when you aren't being loved back. It's so hard to hide stuff, when they easily show! Its...
    omegadm omegadm 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    In order to stay faithful the foundations of the series, the battle system is totally dynamic. It can be, as an example, actively blocked. Up to 5 skills may be accommodated within...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M Aug 16

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    No matter how much time goes by being away from each other, I will forever be faithful to you <3
    Leximarie12 Leximarie12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I used to think if I believe in God and be good and do the right thing.. Life will be simple and easy. I have done just that and nothing in my live has been easy. I have no faith...
    elusiongirl elusiongirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I am faithful to my man and will always be.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 23

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    I have never felt any contradiction between my sexual desires, even those who could be considered kinky, and my religious faith. God made us sexual beings to enjoy our sexuality in...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M Aug 31

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    It may seem contradictory to say i am both a Bahai and an agnostic - but I believe all are agnostics to one degree or another. The evidence is not conclusive, our faith is not...
    jimpsullll jimpsullll 41-45, M Sep 7

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    Have to have faith that everything will be okay. It's but I just have to stay strong and trust The Lord:)
    nadiarenee nadiarenee 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    The necessary PREREQUISITE for liking Australia. It is strange about the Chinese. Do they come from mainland China? Did they experience harsh communist rule before "fleeing" to...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 Aug 18

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    It was a day from hell. I went to the hospital for some regular blood work, an I was asked to settle down because the doc wanted to talk about something 'important'. I did not...
    anormalguy anormalguy 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Australians will block you out and ignore you if they do not like what you are saying. Just like a childish brat that is being told something it does not want to hear, the Ozstray...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 3 Responses Aug 18

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    The fresh air, living in the middle of nowhere, sun around the clock in the summer, and complete darkness in the winter. I miss the ocean that I lived by, I miss the wildlife that...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F Aug 25

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