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Our Hope: Confessing Our Sin

“Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed.  The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”  James 5:16 (NKJV) Confession of sin by the believer is an integral part of being saved, and also of living the Christian life from ...

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Is Indulging in Alcohol Really that Bad?

I think everyone can agree that alcoholism is a serious addiction and that it ruins lives.  “According to the National Health Interview Survey more than 50% of the population aged 18 or older uses alcohol as a stimulant/depressant. That doesn’t mean they are all alcoholics, but the social trend is that more ...

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What about Purity? Part 2

In Part 1, we examined the issue of purity from the worldly perspective through an article by Jill Filipovic in the British daily paper The Guardian.  In said article, Ms. Flilipovic begins by saying, “having sex before marriage is the best choice for nearly everyone.” And leaves us with this ...

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What About Purity? Part One

Let’s face it.  Times have changed since the Bible was written.  Isn’t purity an out dated concept really?  In an article in The Guardian, a British national daily newspaper, entitled “The moral case for sex before marriage,” Jill Filipovic says, “having sex before marriage is the best choice for nearly ...

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