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Complicit: how & why people tolerate religious abuse

Despite recent revelations about just how corrupt the Catholic Church really is (including the report that came out this week in Pennsylvania on how at least 1,000 children over several decades were molested by over 300 priests and how other Catholic officials conspired to cover it up) it boggles the mind how millions remain devoted… Continue reading Complicit: how & why people tolerate religious abuse

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Christianity · faith · life · love · religion

Joyful sharing should be an act of confidence and patience

Speaking from personal experience, it's a great feeling of encouragement and contentment when you contribute funds and/or other material things to a ministry that puts them to good use to render positive results for God's glory. That's what the believing Jews experienced when they partnered financially with Paul in his ministry. As Paul highlights in… Continue reading Joyful sharing should be an act of confidence and patience

Christianity · encouragement · faith · humanity · life · religion

Just say the word: the centurion’s great faith

Since Jesus was God in the flesh, it would take something of ginormous significance to cause him to marvel. But that's exactly what the centurion with the sick servant did, according to Matthew 8:10 and Luke 7:9. Of course, when we see the word marvel used in these verses, it's not in the sense that… Continue reading Just say the word: the centurion’s great faith

Christianity · faith · religion

They question God’s word to stop your knowledge, comfort, and hope

The truth of God's word is inseparably fused to our learning (knowledge), our comfort in the Holy Spirit, and our hope in Christ. This is what we discover when we read Romans 15:4, which says, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures… Continue reading They question God’s word to stop your knowledge, comfort, and hope

Christianity · religion

God’s faithful city

Being called by God to be set apart as a faithful city carries with it a great deal of responsibility and expectation. We are supposed to be like a city set on a hill (Matthew 5:14). How blessed we are when we live up to the Lord's expectations. The people of Jerusalem at one time… Continue reading God’s faithful city

Christianity · humanity · religion · science · sexuality

It’s best to be thankful for your God-given birth gender

Unbelievers are pushing the false idea of "transgenderism" just about everywhere you turn these days while playing pretend and attempting to force others to play pretend as if one can really change genders. Genetically and biologically speaking, there's no such thing as being transgender since gender is unchangeable and based on a person's chromosomes (XX… Continue reading It’s best to be thankful for your God-given birth gender

apostasy · Catholicism · Christianity · heresy · Jesus Christ · religion

4 reasons why there’s no substantiating transubstantiation

The largest religious system of idolatry in the world, when one views it through human eyes, seems to have a lot of dignity, devotion, pomp and circumstance. A lot of it's ideas are romanticized (with the stress on the "roman" part of that word) and can easily dupe those who lack spiritual discernment into thinking… Continue reading 4 reasons why there’s no substantiating transubstantiation

atheism · Bible · Christianity · God · human rights · religion

Debunking the ‘Your God murders more people than Lucifer’ argument

Anyone who has gotten to know God can testify to how merciful, patient, gracious, and loving he is. We can also attest to the innumerable ways he shows that every day to us through his many blessings. Like the psalmist in Psalm 33:4, we can declare, "For the word of the Lord is right; and all his… Continue reading Debunking the ‘Your God murders more people than Lucifer’ argument

Christianity · church · Holy Spirit · religion · spiritual strength

Abundant godly love and abundant holiness fuel each other

"I want to know what love is. I want you to show me." So goes some of the lyrics in the 1984 hit by the band Foreigner. Showing and demonstrating to the world what genuine godly love looks like was one of the founding principles taught by the Lord Jesus and his disciples in the… Continue reading Abundant godly love and abundant holiness fuel each other

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New report exposes real threat of censoring Christians online

Attempts to censor God's message to a sinful world is as old as the time of creation just after the fall. God's prophets through the ages have faced it from the God-haters time and again. Below is a sampling of scriptures reflecting that: Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it… Continue reading New report exposes real threat of censoring Christians online