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THE SUNDAY SERMON:"The Roar Of The Crowd"

Revelation 7:9-17

Whenever famous sports teams roll into such big cities as New York, Cleveland, Chicago or Philadelphia, stadiums everywhere can get pretty packed with hundreds of fans; And whenever certain teams make a touchdown or home run, as a certain announcer puts it, … 1,319 more words


Hold the Faith - update

Hold the Faith in print is finally coming to Western Australia.

Seems as if it has been a long time since I did any ‘Hold the Faith’ updates… and that is true. 544 more words


Polycarp, the Martyr

“…Some were tortured, refusing to accept release, so that they might rise again to a better life.” Hebrews 11:35 ESV

Polycarp was a disciple of the Apostle John and ordained by him as bishop of Smyrna. 850 more words

The Johannines vs. The Valentinians

There was an emphasis in Valentinianism on spiritual maturity.  We read from Irenaeus that a Valentinian follower said “The scriptures are ambiguous and the truth cannot be extracted from them by those who are ignorant of tradition.” (isn’t that just the truth…?) 1,753 more words

Content and Context (part 10) – General Letters and Revelation

This is it! The end of the series. For me, it has been a labor of love. Just the other day, I realized that I was applying something from this series in a conversation with my husband. 840 more words