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Great is the Lord, a shout of praise based on Isaiah 25:6-9

Based on Isaiah 25:6-9

In a group setting, the words in regular print are spoken by one voice and the words in bold print are spoken by all. 151 more words


1 John 2:19: "never saved to begin with"?

Once Saved, Always Saved (OSAS), a view I call a grassroots Calvinist movement in the churches, is one that doesn’t believe in the idea that some are selected for Heaven and others for Hell by God from before the foundations of the world, but those in churches who hold to OSAS don’t realize that the view… 1,359 more words

Against Calvinism

A Rich Young Man - Mark 10:24-27

24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus again answering, saith to them: Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches, to enter into the kingdom of God? 456 more words


Hebrews 3

Today’s reading out of Chapter 3 of Hebrews brings up an interesting, and often forgotten, point.  Jesus is greater than what came before Him, so what He offers is greater than what we had before. 759 more words

Our saving aim is not heaven, but healed creation

In the biblical meaning of salvation, the great aim for followers of Christ is not going to heaven to be with Him (though in a sense, included), but following him for the healing of creation; and not a future creation— but the present one. 343 more words

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