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Remaining obedient to the heavenly vision

All of us saints have a story to tell that is tied to a vision the Lord gives us. For some of us that vision may have come about by the Lord working through normal, natural channels or circumstances, such as when someone hits rock bottom based on bad choices in life and cries out… Continue reading Remaining obedient to the heavenly vision

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Christian woman in Kazakhstan acquitted in court…of downloading the Bible?

Downloading the Bible onto a smartphone is a very popular thing to do and most of us have probably done it a time or two. Even some unbelievers have done it. But in Kazakhstan, an evangelical woman recently endured a trial for doing that very thing. Can you imagine? Back in January, Dilobarkhon Sultanova showed a… Continue reading Christian woman in Kazakhstan acquitted in court…of downloading the Bible?

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Don’t say I didn’t warn you: prophetic words of love

As the Lord Jesus drew his ministry on Earth to a close with anticipation of his brutal death, burial, and resurrection, he shared as many important prophecies as he could with his disciples. Why? He discloses the answers as to why in the opening verses of John 16. The context of the chapter is Christ… Continue reading Don’t say I didn’t warn you: prophetic words of love

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Defamation from our enemies will bring them shame

Defaming the true saints of God has always been en vogue by the world. Whether that defamation comes in the form of bearing false witness against us, slander, or libel, wherever we turn these days, it is becoming more common and acceptable to knowingly lie and spread lies about God, the Bible, and his people.… Continue reading Defamation from our enemies will bring them shame

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Answers in Genesis News–October 30, 2017

Creationists from Answers in Genesis discuss a creationist conference recently held in the UK, being attacked by a Baptist pastor for spreading the gospel regarding the truth about Halloween, and recent stories on people persecuted for not bowing to the LGBT agenda. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E18xcLELKVU

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It’s frustrating to see the wicked prosper

I'll be honest. It's exasperating to see how often evil people get away with all their wicked schemes, especially when they become prosperous because of it, in the world or church. I've often wondered why God is quick to call my faults to my attention and put up hurdles or walls for me until I… Continue reading It’s frustrating to see the wicked prosper

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He draws us out of many waters

This past Friday, two women in South Haven, Michigan, came close to losing their lives unexpectedly on that town's south pier at Lake Michigan. As they walked along the pier, a flood of waves rushed in and pushed them off the side into the choppy waters. Fortunately, there were bystanders nearby who rushed onto the pier… Continue reading He draws us out of many waters

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Evangelical pastor in India shot dead outside his church by Hindus

As Pastor Sultan Masih was preparing to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the church he co-founded in Salem Tabre, Ludhiana, in India, a phone call lured him outside the church at about 8:45 pm Saturday night, July 15, where two youths believed to be Hindu shot him as they passed by on a motorcycle. CCTV… Continue reading Evangelical pastor in India shot dead outside his church by Hindus

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President Trump, Vice President Pence urge release of US pastor jailed in Turkey

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and other evangelical human rights groups started asking Donald Trump shortly after he was elected to approach Turkey to ask President Erdogan to release American pastor Andrew Brunson. In the months following an attempted coup against Erdogan, Brunson--who was in Turkey strictly to carry out Christian missionary… Continue reading President Trump, Vice President Pence urge release of US pastor jailed in Turkey

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God’s marvelous kindness in the nick of time

The enemies of the cross of Christ are a relentless bunch. This can be witnessed all over the world by Christians who have been targeted by the lies of those who hate us. Even America got a taste of it when Obama was President as his policies emboldened certain groups to go after various Christians,… Continue reading God’s marvelous kindness in the nick of time