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The value of godly prudence

Chances are that if you are a saint who has sought out and embraced godly wisdom, you also have an attribute called prudence. What is prudence? According to Webster's 1828 dictionary, which defined words based on Biblical contexts, prudence is "wisdom applied to practice." Taking into account Bible verses that mention it, a prudent person… Continue reading The value of godly prudence

Christianity · God · judgment · religion

When God doesn’t judge as we had hoped

The prophet Jonah is a representation of how we as Christians can become sometimes, if we're not careful. He was close to God and was used by God in powerful ways, but he was callous and self-centered when it came to his attitude toward Nineveh. Jonah had no choice but to do what God commanded… Continue reading When God doesn’t judge as we had hoped

Bible · crime · End times · God · human rights · judgment · law · religion · sexuality · sodomy

The end times rape culture

No one deserves to be raped, whether female or male, child or adult, incarcerated prisoner or law abiding citizen roaming free. It's just as wrong for a female to rape a male as it is for a male to rape a female regardless the age or status of the victim. Thanks to various women's movements… Continue reading The end times rape culture

Bible · Christianity · God

Should I take that Bible passage literally or figuratively?

These days it's not uncommon to hear certain people in Christian circles claim that Bible stories are not literal occurrences but are just symbolic to teach us moral lessons. Others claim the Bible is made up of literal historical occurrences that should not be seen as symbolic even though we as Christians can learn from… Continue reading Should I take that Bible passage literally or figuratively?

Bible · deliverance · encouragement · faith · God · idolatry · life · religion

Sow in righteousness, reap in mercy

When Jehovah delivers us and does great wonders on our behalf, it is easy to start thinking of ourselves as being "all that and a bag of chips" (to borrow some old slang). In reality, God does things on our behalf out of his grace and mercy, not because of any righteousness we may think… Continue reading Sow in righteousness, reap in mercy

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Tough times can lead us to high places

No matter how well things go in one’s life, there is always the possibility of something unpredictable occurring that threatens one’s life, livelihood, or peace of mind.  If we were to look around and take stock of the familiar things and familiar people that are present in our lives, the things and people who give… Continue reading Tough times can lead us to high places

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Forever covered by God’s mercy and righteousness

We as humans in the overall scheme of things are frail, faulty, and finite, and all human inventions and man-made philosophies and religions tend to be the same. If we wish to authentically fulfill the deep desire in all of us to spiritually own something that is stable and dependable for ourselves and generations after us,… Continue reading Forever covered by God’s mercy and righteousness

Christianity · End times · God · religion

Jehovah the dragonslayer

We may be living in a time of great apostasy, but I've found the more I witness people who claim to be Christian join the dark side, the greater my resolve to remain on the Lord's side. Part of the reason I feel my resolve strengthening is because of the lack of knowledge and consumption… Continue reading Jehovah the dragonslayer

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Mississippi woman hit by reckless driver miraculously survives with minor scrapes

This past Sunday, May 7, Markelia Roberson of Moss Point, Mississippi experienced a miracle that let her know God was looking out for her. She was walking with a friend in the pedestrian lane of the popular and scenic Biloxi Ocean Springs Bridge when a driver crossed into their lane full speed, struck Roberson, and… Continue reading Mississippi woman hit by reckless driver miraculously survives with minor scrapes