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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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Looking Into the Mind of Jesus

Attribution… It is a normal part of everyday life.  People around us do things and we make guesses about their behavior.  I use the word “guesses” on purpose because it is pretty impossible to be certain about why people do … Continue reading

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“When I Survey The Wondrous Cross”

In 1979, the contemporary sanctuary of St. John United Methodist Church* was dedicated.  As part of the preparation for that dedication day, two members** of the church designed a large cross and suspended it from the ceiling of the church.  … Continue reading

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Studying Stott Once Again…

“I bought this book in 1976—in 1999 I read it and have found it a blessing.  Stott answers so many questions.”  [written by me on the back page of my 1971 paperback edition of John Stott’s book Basic Christianity]. Readers … Continue reading

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Not Written in Vain…

Knowing God…* What does it mean to “know” God?  How does one really get to know Him?  Don’t all Christians know Him?  Isn’t that special knowledge something that just goes along with declaring “I am a Christian”? I wish it … Continue reading

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