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The Person and Purpose of the Holy Spirit

The teaching of the Holy Spirit is a crucial element in Christian doctrine, but one that is too often taken for granted. Christians basically teach that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity: God the Father, Jesus the Son of God in human flesh, and the Holy ...

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Believe in the Unseen

Virginia’s question was an honest one: “Is there a Santa Claus?” The editor of the New York Sun during that Christmas season in 1897 was tasked with answering the young girl so influenced by her doubting friends that she had been compelled to put the question to her local newspaper. ...

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This is the War

One week before Halloween last year, the neighbor across my house erected a purple inflatable witch with a black hat on the top and green fingers like craws stretching out in the front yard. This is the beginning of my fighting of prayer. Every morning, I walked by and prayed ...

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What to Expect When Converting to Christianity

I’ve heard comments from unbelievers and seekers that one of the things holding them back from accepting Jesus as Lord and savior is that they don’t really know what to expect. One person said they don’t want to end up as some Bible thumping Jesus nut, and another mentioned a ...

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Voluntary Engagement Without Verbal Abuse

How do followers of Christ engage in the political environment and avoid the risk of being drawn into the vitriol that now permeates all media formats? Is it even possible? Unlike many, I do enjoy a good debate on important issues and public values. I have no interest, however, in ...

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