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  • I Walked Away - A Devotion
    I Walked Away - A Devotion
    Isaiah 42:9 (NIV)“See, the former things have taken place and new things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you.”As winter turns into spring, the bare trees around our house are beginning to bud and bloom. The...
  • Forty Days
    What to give up for the Holy Week
    It is Palm Sunday. We are approaching the climax of Lent and witness the betrayal of Jesus in the gospel.We started the lenten journey with Jesus' 40 days of journey in the desert, where he was tempted by the devil. We are in this same journey...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Palm Sunday, March 29
    Lenten meditations: Palm Sunday, March 29
    As we enter the final week ofLent, Christians throughout Columbia will be sharing their own beautifully written personal meditations. Each will be accompanied by a corresponding scripture reading, and be linked to that passage in the Holy Bible....
  • Payment
    Eternal security in 2 Corinthians
    "For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God. Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us,...
  • Revelation of Grace
    What God Really Wants From You
    It is often claimed that God saves people to create workers in ministry. This is false. Others claim that we must bring our best to God. Again, this is false. Many Christians believe God wants their tithes, righteousness, works, or any number of...
  • Only one worldwide Flood
    Only one worldwide Flood
    Through the centuries there has been many major floods around the world, but only one worldwide Flood in the history of the Earth. The Bible records this Flood in Genesis chapters 6-8. This Flood occurred in the days of Noah. Noah was a real...
  • Easter's Promise
    Easter's Promise, brings purpose and meaning to life and beyond
    While I am not Catholic, I do like the time of Lent, which is a time of preparation for the observation of the death of Christ on Good Friday and his Resurrection on Easter. As a whole, we may have gotten the day and dates wrong, but the...
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    Don't commit suicide God wants you to live
    Christians know that God is not cold or distant and they also know that Jesus gave up his life on the cross to give us eternal life and peace of mind. If you are being taught that God is mean, distant and demanding then please open your hearts and...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Saturday, March 28
    Lenten meditations: Saturday, March 28
    As we continue our annual journey throughLent, Christians throughout Columbia will be sharing their own beautifully written personal meditations. Each will be accompanied by a corresponding scripture reading, and be linked to that passage in the...
  • Holy Week is the perfect time to renew you relationship with Christ
    Holy Week is the perfect time to renew your relationship with Jesus Christ
    Easter is upon us. The holiest week for Christianity is a time of reflection and humble thanks for the gift that God bestowed on us in His son, Jesus Christ. He was both God and man, and was born so that He could die, giving salvation and eternal...
  • Discovery of Hezekiah’s aqueduct adds to biblical inerrancy
    Discovery of Hezekiah’s aqueduct adds to biblical inerrancy
    After the death of Solomon, the Israelite nation was torn apart and became the northern kingdom and the southern kingdom. The northern portion continuedto be called Israel and the southern portion became known as Judah. From thence on, the...
  • Women hit the news, directly and indirectly
    Women hit the news, directly and indirectly
    The Episcopal Church in the U. S. A. made the news today as the Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts-Schori, gave a speech in which she branded it as "sinful" to ignore climate change and play politics with the future of...
  • Rafael Cruz, Christian America and the decline of Evangelicalism
    Rafael Cruz, Christian America and the decline of Evangelicalism
    (With the recent Senator Cruz's presidential bid, I thought it appropriate to publish this unpublished essay from the fall of 2013):I was unsure what the recent Restoring Christian Values Brunch would present to its audience. With a gym full...
  • Jesus
    Your response to Jesus depends on how you see Him
    Our response to anything is how we see it. How do you see Jesus whose birth you celebrated at Christmas? Do you still see Jesus as a baby still in the nativity scene? If so, your view of Jesus is quite limited. Your Jesus is still wrapped in...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, March 27
    Lenten meditations: Friday, March 27
    As we continue our annual journey throughLent, Christians throughout Columbia will be sharing their own beautifully written personal meditations. Each will be accompanied by a corresponding scripture reading, and be linked to that passage in the...