Discerning whether the good spirit (the influence of God, the Church, one’s soul) or the bad spirit (the influence of Satan, the world, the flesh) is at work requires calm, rational reflection… “Beloved, do not believe every spirit but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world” (1…

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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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His Sword Has No Scabbard, and His Back Has No Armor, for the Retreat Is Unthinkable…… Anyone Interested in Social Justice Who Doesn’t Know Jesus Is like a Blind Man Demanding That the Walls Be Painted His Favorite Color. Christians should be socially active to the extent God would have them do so. The responsibility…

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The public has lost faith in our institutions and political bodies after having been so obviously, comprehensively and repeatedly lied to over the years. Key to understanding spiritual deception is the fact that we often choose what we want to believe rather than what we should believe, even in the face of the evidence (Luke 16:31). “Even after Jesus…

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If “free will” means that God gives humans the opportunity to make choices that genuinely affect their destiny, then yes, human beings do have a free will. The world’s current sinful state is directly linked to choices made by Adam and Eve. God created mankind in His own image, and that included the ability to…

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