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Nonetheless

Over-spiritualization. It is a thing. A thing that happens way more than it should. It is always a danger that looms when we read the Holy Bible.  One may over-spiritualize in big things (e.g., Insisting that child sacrifice should be done because of God’s interaction with Abraham and Isaac) or in little things (e.g., Insisting …

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The Perfect Christian

Christians are always seeking to “be better.” The proof is in the pudding.  The contemporary Christian book market is flooded, and frankly, oversaturated, with “Christian” self-help books.  If you don’t believe me, allow me to name a few of the best-selling Christian books this week according to Audible, an app many enjoy.  Balance: Positioning Yourself …

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Safe and Sound

It seems the word of the year has become the word, “safe.” The irony is that here on Earth, nothing is 100% safe. The hymn we’re discussing today assures us of sure safety, being in Christ. The chorus to this song exclaims, “I’ve anchored my soul in the haven of rest. I’ll sail the wide …

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Sleeping on Gold

Have you ever heard of the Treaty of Tordesillas? If you have, you probably know that it is one of, if not the one, worst land deals of all time between two countries. This treaty also inaugurated the stark cultural differences between Brazil and the rest of South America.  In 1494, two years after Christopher …

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Jesus Saves!

Priscilla J. Owens, a Baltimore public school teacher for 49 years, wrote these stirring soul-winning words for a missionary service in the Sunday school of Union Square Methodist Church. Music was not added till some 14 years later by William Kirkpatrick. All of this hymn is sound but one small verse in the second stanza. …

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