Police, Violence, and the Condition of the Human Heart

Examine Heart

What do Waco, Baltimore, and Ferguson all have in common? They are a reflection of the human heart. Aside from the issues of police, rioting, and the response by government agencies, they reveal how much people are in need of a savior and redeemer. Law enforcement has been “established by God…for it is a minister of God to you for ...

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Five Ways to Bless Israel (and Bless Yourself)

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“I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on the earth will be blessed through you,” God said this to Abraham when He made a covenant with Him (Genesis 12:3). God is in the business of keeping His covenants, and His words to Abraham are as true today as they were ...

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How Should Christians Prepare for the Future?


“Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me.” (John 14:1, NLT) In civilian life, they’re called survivalists, or “dooms dayers.” They plan and stockpile necessities to live in the event of some calamity. Their basements may contain several years worth of food, generators, ham radios, and weapons. You may or may not know if your ...

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Are You Believing a Lie? Do You Want to Know the Truth?

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“If what you believe to be true is not, would you want to know?” A friend posted this as her Facebook status after our pastor posed the question in church. Here were a handful of the responses: “It depends on what it was.” “Yes, I’d want to know.” “Probably not.” The starkness of the confession in some of the replies–and ...

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Do You Have a Right to Your Property?

Gold Coins and Brick

The Constitution protects us against the government seizing our property … right? Yes and no. We are indeed protected from such actions. History has proven, however, that the government may “take control of both commercial and private interests” if it is “deemed necessary.” It is the responsibility of the president to protect the security of the nation. He is, after ...

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