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Jeremiah, The Weeping Prophet

The courage, devotion, and faithfulness of Jeremiah as a man of God, and as a prophet, demands awe and admiration. Known as the Weeping Prophet, Jeremiah was given the unenviable task of pronouncing Gods’ judgment upon the people of Israel. 2,443 more words

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The Apostle Paul was Also Called, "Mentally Ill"

                                                                 Almost Persuaded

                                                AN EXPOSITION OF ACTS 26:27-32

                                                         The Historical Background

                                                     The Setting: A Courtroom Scene

 As the prisoner was brought into the palace courtroom, there was a flourish of exited movement among the large crowd that had gathered. 2,454 more words

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Sometimes as a community, we just talk alot of s*@#!

This month has been truly a month for black people to celebrate their asses off. We have Black History social media month (or at least that’s what I like to call it) going crazy with history moments we normally don’t get to read on the daily (almost like mini pizza bites of history or educational hors d’oeuvres), then you have Obama’s first official presidential portrait looking like he just came from a dinner party, but yet remains to still look like the smoothest operator in the history of all presidents. 731 more words

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The Larger Implications of Films like 'Padmaavat'

I only went for the popcorn. And as far as that was concerned, it was a good evening. The movie, however, was an altogether different story. 1,133 more words

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Nicolas de Jesus Crus: There Was Murder in His Heart

“For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.” (Matt. 15:19)

With murder in his heart, and a dangerous weapon in his hands, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Valentine’s Day, 19 year old Nicolas de Jesus Cruz went onto the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 1,030 more words

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Amazing migrations

Happy year of the dog! Today is the first day of the Lunar New Year which runs for 15 days and is celebrated by more than a billion people around the world. 559 more words

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Buzzword time: Voluntourism

Travel in general is trendier than ever. We are a generation that loves exploration, learning about other people and finding ourselves in new places. Not all travellers are equal however, with a huge variety of attitudes towards what makes a valuable getaway. 761 more words

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