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Spiritual Growth: (#1) Ingredients

The key word in the book of 2 Peter is “knowledge.”  It appears in some form 16 times [knowledge (1:2, 1:3; 1:5; 1:6; 1:8; 2:20; 3:18); know(s) (1:12; 2:9; 3:17); knowing (1:14; 1:20; 3:3); known (1:16; 2:21 x2)].  Value is … Continue reading

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In The News: No More Leggings

It is not every day that the news media reports on what a religious blogger has written. However, twenty-five year old Veronica Partridge of Oregon has gained the attention of the news media, both in the United States and Europe. … Continue reading

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In The News: A Positive Influence on Children

I read of a study which showed that religion has a positive influence on children (Foxnews.com: Religion is Good for Kids by Melinda Wenner, Tuesday, April 24, 2007). The study was conducted by John Bartkowski, a Mississippi State University sociologist, … Continue reading

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Ethics: Modesty

As Christians, we should want to dress and conduct ourselves in a manner which professes godliness (1 Timothy 2:10).  We should want to present ourselves in a manner which glorifies God (Matthew 5:16; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 10:31).   We should not … Continue reading

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Heaven Assured

2 Peter 1:10-11 assures, “if ye do these things ye shall never fall: for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” If ye do what things?  The … Continue reading

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