The Difference Between Faith and Hope – Luther

Is there any difference between faith and hope?  At first glance, this question looks like a no-brainer.  But when you stop and think about it, you begin scratching your head and you go “Hmm, yes and no?”  Well, let’s let Martin Luther help us out here.  Here is what he had to say in response […]

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Dealing with Death

Death is all around us.  We can’t seem to escape its presence and it won’t go away.  We can wish it did not exist, but we cannot disbelieve it out of existence.  One of the first bits of news that I read this morning, had to do with the horrible crash of the AirAsia Flight […]

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Don’t Waste Your Life – Octavius Winslow

Life is too short guys!  Whether you are young or old, read this story and it will do your soul great good for you will be reminded of the fleeting and elusive nature of worldly pursuits on one hand and the permanence and definiteness of the glories of heaven in Christ!  Pass around and keep […]

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Be Killing Sin Or Sin Will Kill You

“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming. In these you too once walked, when you were living in them. But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and […]

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“Set Your Minds on Things Above”

Continuing from my previous post, I would like to dedicate this and the next couple of posts to examining the practicalities of becoming like Christ as taught in the Scriptures particularly in Colossians 3:1-17.  In this section of Scripture, the Apostle Paul under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, clearly lays out for us what […]

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You Really Want to Become Like Christ?

I once heard the following story and found it very interesting.  A man asks the LORD, “What’s a million years to you?”  The LORD answers, “A second.”  The man then asks a follow-up question, “So then, what’s a million dollars to You?”  To which the LORD responded, “A penny.”  With a big smile on his […]

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