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The Deception of Diversity

A recent poll revealed an interesting statistic regarding sexual orientation in our nation. A Center for Disease Control and Prevention poll reveals that, when asked regarding sexual orientation, only 1.6% of American adults self-identify as being gay or lesbian, and 0.7% as bisexual.* Yet, the LGBT lobby has become one of the most powerful political lobbies in America. 1,092 more words

Ron Phillips

Why simply telling people to sacrifice doesn't work. And how joy does.

Frederick Bruner, in his enjoyable commentary on Matthew, reflecting on Matthew 13:44: “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. 262 more words

Quotes

It Goes Without Saying.

For today’s blog, I wanted to share with you what is currently going on in Nicaragua. My son, Ronnie Jr., is leading a team doing ministry in the churches, schools, and streets of that country. 1,196 more words

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Exposing the Psalms

Exposing the Psalms: unmasking their beauty, art, and power for a new generation, Milton Keynes: Authentic Media (2014).

There are a lot of books available on the biblical Psalms. 561 more words

Devotional

The Promise of the Future

One of the biggest hindrances to a bright future is the shadow of the past. So many people choose to dwell on a past that cannot be controlled or changed. 138 more words

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My Favourite Psalms of Ascent Tweets

Pause:
The Songs of Ascents (psalms 120-134) are pilgrimage songs.
Why not make your own 15 day ‘pilgrimage’ with them?

Psalm 120:
The Life of Faith is often opposed by lying lips. 268 more words

Devotional

David and the Psalms

This short post was inspired by some tweets I stumbled across which jarred with me. They implied either that David wrote all the Psalms or expressed surprise at the claim that he did not. 930 more words

Interpretation