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Safe In His Keeping

Often, a variety of overused words become quite common, causing them to lose depth and rich meaning. Take for instance ‘kept’. It’s believed we get the word ‘kept’ from an ascended overlook building during the European Middle Ages. Fourteenth century scholars considered ‘the keep’ a necessary stronghold used in wartime ...

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Honoring Persecuted Christians

Honoring Persecuted Christians By John Livingston Clark Imagine a woman giving birth while in prison and shackled in chains. That is what Meriam Ibrahim did. In May of 2014 she was put in prison for converting from Islam to Christianity. A court in the country of Sudan considered her “guilty” ...

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Persecution of Believers

Persecution of believers is happening all over the world, particularly in Muslim countries. Christians are being tortured and even killed for their faith.   The political answer to such oppression is usually war. Might makes right, and because the persecutors are in the wrong, we are justified in defeating them. ...

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