Posts Tagged ‘faith in christ’

The Time of Jacob’s Trouble?

The phrase “the time of Jacob’s trouble” is a quote from Jeremiah 30:7 which says, “Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it” (KJV). In the previous verses of Jeremiah 30, we find that the Lord is speaking…

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Christian Music Has a Growing Gray Area!

“When can music be considered ‘Christian music’?” – The song lyrics must reflect biblical truth.– The song lyrics must directly praise God/Jesus.– The song must mention God/Jesus.– The song must be written for Christians and not as an evangelical tool.– The lyrics must directly address God, not other people.– The song must be completely new,…

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“Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm”

The command to touch not God’s anointed is found in two places in Scripture: “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm” (1 Chronicle 16:22; Psalm 105:15). These passages are sometimes used in Pentecostal and Charismatic circles to defend certain preachers from criticism. Preachers who promote themselves or their ministries as “anointed” warn their would-be critics, “Do…

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WHERE ARE GOD’S WARRIORS TODAY?

War has been constant throughout history. Many have been conscripted into the armies of men. So, too, have the people of God been called to war­­—one in which the ultimate stakes hang in the balance. In Judges 7, Gideon was to go to war against the Midianites. While preparing for battle, the Lord told him…

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Christian Faith:Vince Gil Was Told He Can’t Sing About Jesus, So He Steps On The Grand Ole Opry Stage And Belts Out Famous Gospel

The term Christianity seems to imply a religious system in the same way that Islam and Buddhism are religious systems. Within religious systems are core beliefs, along with codes, rules, and standards that must be mastered in order to achieve the desired end. Christianity does not fit that definition and therefore the term can be slightly misleading.…

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A Long Journey Home

A book about a fourteen-year-old boy, the son of a Baptist pastor, thrown from his home at age 14. This boy, StevieRay, would later become a multimillionaire. Now he gives orphans a second chance at life.