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"This Is Love Calling"

After coming home from my mission and getting past the weird, dreamlike week and a half of adjusting to post-mission life, I realized that I had come home with a large amount of hate in my heart. 623 more words

Faith Oriented

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: PDCP- 01/24/15- "We Have The Best And Greatest Advocate!" (1 John 2:1-2)

SCRIPT FOR TODAY: 01/24/15- “We Have The Best And Greatest Advocate!” (1 John 2:1-2)

Premise Question: Is there a better option available to us, as humankind, than deciding to choose the best Advocate, with the greatest results and percentage of efficacy, in arguing, pleading, defending and winning cases, to personally represent us before The Sovereign LORD God Almighty, The Supreme Judge, than Jesus Christ, our atoning and redeeming LORD and Savior? 342 more words

Encouragement

"Jesus, Thank You" Chorus

In two previous posts (one here, and a second one here) we looked at the significance of the author’s words.  We looked at the  212 more words

Song Of The Month

Understanding Forgiveness

All you then have to do is keep out of his mind the question, “If I, being what I am, can consider that I am in some sense a Christian, why should the different vices of those people in the next pew prove that their religion is mere hypocrisy and convention?” …

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Can the Church Survive the Decline in Worship?

My Massachusetts colleague Kazimierz Bem, Pastor and Teacher of the First Church in Marlboro, doesn’t think so.

He had a wise and thoughtful post yesterday on… 148 more words

Cross

Atonement: Part Three (I Think)

It is very hard to just step back and look at a doctrine so important to the faith as the atonement. I am always looking for ways to get my readers to hear what I am saying, to somehow not infuse the “paid penalty” theory into everything they hear. 1,852 more words

Modern Doctrines

"...How can a novelist achieve atonement...when she is also God?"

Happy Saturday Wanna-bes,

I longed to write inspiration on MLK day, but my words fell far short of his dream, so my endeavor became Atonement… 350 more words

Atonement