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Western Religions: Seventh-Day Adventists, Part 2

Belief and Practice 1.  God. In Questions on Doctrine, they say, “We believe – That God is the sovereign creator, upholder, and ruler of the Universe, and that He is eternal, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent.  That the Godhead, the trinity, … Continue reading

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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 3

Beliefs and Practices 1.  God. Joseph Smith wrote, “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost” (The Articles of Faith 1). The Father and the Son have a body of … Continue reading

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Rethinking Our Role as a Church

It is my educated opinion that many Christians have much too narrow of a view of the role of the church.  They are comfortable with the church proclaiming the Gospel, what one must do for salvation, how the church is … Continue reading

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Eastern Religions: Jainism and Sikhism

These two religions are from the subcontinent.  They are closely related to Hinduism, as is Buddhism. Jainism There are between 6 -7 million Jains in the world.  Most live in India.  There are about 80,000 in the U.S.A. (Countries with … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: 1 Corinthians 7, Part 2)

“Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband.  But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband.  And a husband … Continue reading

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Eating Together

“These words which I command you today shall be in your heart.  You shall teach them diligently to your children, and you shall talk of them when you sit in your house…” (Deuteronomy 6:6-7). The family sitting at the table … Continue reading

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Robert Milligan – Concern Over Influence

Robert Milligan(1814-1875) was influential member of the church. He served as co-editor of the Millennial Harbinger with Alexander Campbell and W.K. Pendleton. He penned several great books which are still widely used including, Scheme of Redemption and his commentary – … Continue reading

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Thought Provoking Stats For Parents and Teens

Here are some stats that I have come across in my reading, and have filed away in my files. If accurate, they are thought-provoking.  I want to share them with you. 1. FATHER IN THE HOME W. Bradford Wilcox, an assistant … Continue reading

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Ethics: Body and Brain II

We are “fearfully and wonderfully made”, a “marvelous” work (Psalm 139:14). However, many are self-destructive and never come close to fulfilling their potential. Dr. Bess Francher observed, “we don’t have much to say about how we look at sixteen. But we … Continue reading

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Why?

An elderly couple returning from visiting family are killed in a car crash. A young family is killed when a tornado rips through their house. A young mother is swept away by a tsunami. A young father is killed in … Continue reading

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