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“He Kissed HIm…”

Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him…  [Matthew 10: 4]. After considering Pilate’s responsibility for the death of Christ in “The Loud Voices of Rationalization” on December 29 [St. John Studies] and then the Jewish leaders’ responsibility in “The ‘Dark Passion’ … Continue reading

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The “Dark Passion” of Envy

Render Unto Caesar by Peter Paul Rubens Epiphany Sunday is a Christian holiday primarily commemorating the Magi’s visit to the Baby Jesus.  As I sat in worship service listening to my pastor deliver a message from Matthew 2: 1-12, I … Continue reading

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The Loud Voices of Rationalization

It was 2004… My wife and I were able to go watch the film with a group of people from our church.  The power of the movie was evident, especially the scenes depicting the Roman’s treatment of Jesus after they … Continue reading

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Basic: What did Jesus Come to Do? What Do We Need to Do?

Ok, let’s just say that a “basic Christian” now believes one of the most fundamental thoughts about the faith [that Jesus Christ actually existed on this earth and He was God].  That is a big step forward for anyone who … Continue reading

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Responsibility for the Death of Jesus

Who was responsible for the death of Jesus Christ? Some believers don’t seem to be that concerned about this at all; their focus is mostly on the resurrection.  Their thought is that Jesus did not really die.  He was raised … Continue reading

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Basic: Jesus Is The Son of God…

“I don’t fit in with those people in there.  They are perfect and I have my share of problems.  I am not sure I even want to get rid of my problems.  At least I can have a little fun … Continue reading

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Two Books: One Author

I guess you can find images of just about anything on the internet. Here are images of the exact R.W. Stott book I read in 1989, when I gave my life to Christ. At a time when I needed to … Continue reading

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The Cross and Opposition

I daresay that many of us are searching for a faith, a worldview, an outlook that works for us.  Some of us may try on various “philosophies” like we try on clothes.  This one looks good.  This one feels right.  … Continue reading

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Paul, Peter and John…The Centrality of the Cross

Jesus knew He had to die in order for His mission on earth to be complete but how did His apostles view His death?  Many Christians think that the main thrust of the New Testament is the resurrection of Jesus, … Continue reading

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The Awareness of Jesus

Most of us don’t think about it all the time.  Overemphasis on it may lead to depression.  Too much concern about it can cause us to stop accomplishing anything in our lives.  I once had a doctor tell me “None … Continue reading

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