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In Jesus’ Words: Heaven and Good Deeds (final part of Olivet Discourse on End Times)-Matthew 25

I read a statistic recently that said about 75% of Americans think “being good” will get them to heaven. That must include a lot of church-going people in that statistic! In response, my analytical mind always wants to ask, “How good do … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Do as they say, not as they do. (Matthew 23:1-36)

How many times have we heard the use of the words, “Do as I say, not as I do.”?  That expression actually came from one of Jesus’ speeches where he is talking about the Pharisees and scribes, the religious hypocrites … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: The story that explains everything (Matthew 20:1-16)

The following is one of the most important stories Jesus told in the Bible.  It explains our world.  It explains God.  It explains what Grace really is.  And it explains Heaven.  It is what differentiates the Christian faith from every other religion … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Transfiguration and Unbelief (Matthew 17:1-13)

The Transfiguration of Jesus as recorded in Matthew 17 is one of the hardest things for many people to grasp.  Even for myself growing up church, it was never mentioned a lot.  People like to hear about Jesus for his Sermon … Continue reading

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My Response to the Debate (and the great printer mystery)

Did you watch or hear about yesterday’s Evolution vs. Creationism Debate between Bill Nye (Science Guy) and Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis CEO)?  I’m glad we’re having this open debate, but there is nothing that “ruffles my feathers” more for me than walking … Continue reading

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What if you could not talk to God?

It seems unlikely, right?  Most of us talk to God one way or another, whether we’re in a crisis or a joyous celebration, or just for wishful thinking.  But that is not exactly true for some.  Can you imagine if you … Continue reading

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Is God in Las Vegas?

I wondered… Are they for real or just another couple of crazy people in Las Vegas? I have been to Las Vegas a couple of times now, both times were stopovers on my way to California and the Grand Canyon.  The Las Vegas airport … Continue reading

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