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Knowing when to subtract oneself from God’s equation

When God has willed that he will perform a wonderful work through us, there are times he plans to perform that great work according to the experiences, resources, and skills he has allowed to build up in our lives. One example of this is when David had the faith to slay Goliath. Jehovah built up… Continue reading Knowing when to subtract oneself from God’s equation

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Catholicism · clergy · crime · heresy · law · religion

Guilty as charged: Australian archbishop convicted of sex abuse cover-up

South Australia's highest ranking Catholic official was convicted by a judge May 22, 2018 for covering up sexual abuse of altar boys in the 1970s. Magistrate Robert Stone of the Newcastle Local Court handed down the guilty verdict of Philip Wilson. The judge found the testimony of a former altar boy who had been abused… Continue reading Guilty as charged: Australian archbishop convicted of sex abuse cover-up

Christianity · faith · life · religion

Toddler boy survives 150-ft plunge off waterfall in the UK

Little Nathan should have died, based on the laws of physics, given his weight as a three-year-old falling 150 ft. into a pool of water only 2 ft. deep. Fortunately and miraculously, he came out with just a minor scratch on his face. That's not the only miraculous thing that happened in the incident. His… Continue reading Toddler boy survives 150-ft plunge off waterfall in the UK

atheism · Christianity · encouragement · faith · life · religion

People serious about their faith are more satisfied with life

Study after study continues to prove the benefits of religion. A new study out of King's College London that used 1,500 participants of all types of religious backgrounds (the majority were Christian) and atheist or agnostics has revealed people who actively participate in their faith tend to be content with their lives. They have a… Continue reading People serious about their faith are more satisfied with life

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Depression is on the rise, but tools to fight it are easy to find

A recent study by Blue Cross Blue Shield has shown that the number of people with health care insurance who are diagnosed with major depression in America is increasing sharply. Although it is increasing across the board, the increase is most significant for women, teens, and millennials. The statistics were measured from 2013-2016 and showed… Continue reading Depression is on the rise, but tools to fight it are easy to find

Christianity · Holy Spirit · religion

Being conscious of the times

As believers in Christ, one of many things it pays to be mindful of is making sure we are careful about being impulsive with our impulses. There are times when acting impulsively can get us into major trouble. In some cases, an impulse may be a good thing. Discerning between the two requires us to… Continue reading Being conscious of the times

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ICYMI: Lee Strobel gives proof God still does miracles

In this approximately 1 hour, 45 minute video that was released near the end of April, author Lee Strobel gives a preview of his book, The Case for Miracles, by explaining the background and basis for miracles. He then gives proof with real life examples of modern miracles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_GCrGSx6uA

Christianity · creationism · religion · science

Answers News May 3, 2018

Georgia Purdom, Bodie Hodge, & Avery Foley of Answers in Genesis ministry talk about current events such as the National Day of Prayer, Alfie Evans and violation of parental rights and the right to life in the UK, sexism, Pew Research study on belief in God, and more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0pkT3EU85A

Christianity · life · religion · spiritual gifts · spiritual strength · Trinity

How the church body and saints get true blessings

To conclude 2 Corinthians, Paul spoke a special blessing over that church. His blessing them was a final instruction on how they could not only receive the Lord's blessings, but more importantly revealed how they could be a blessing to God, to fellow saints, and to the world. He stated the following: Finally, brethren, farewell.… Continue reading How the church body and saints get true blessings

End times · Israel · politics

Russia, Turkey, and Iran meet for a “political solution” to Syria

Expressing concern over the US, France, and Great Britain response to the chemical attack on civilians in Syria, Russia, Turkey, and Iran met this past weekend in Moscow to try to hammer out a solution of their own. Or so they said. While Turkey welcomed the missile attack from the Western nations in response to the… Continue reading Russia, Turkey, and Iran meet for a “political solution” to Syria