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Thoughts on Backsliding

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England.  He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678.  The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading

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Conscience: Seared, Past Feeling, No Longer Blushing

God has created within us a “warning light” (a conscience).  This “warning light,” when programmed with the correct information (God’s word), can be helpful.  It can caution us about doing wrong.  It can motivate us, with a sense of oughtness, … Continue reading

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Beatitudes of Revelation: Watch/Stay Dressed

“Behold, I am coming as a thief.  Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame” (Revelation 16:15). The book of Revelation contains seven beatitudes (Revelation 1:3; 14:12-13; 16:15; 19:6-9; 20:6; … Continue reading

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Where is the Stigma?

“One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the LORD” (Deuteronomy 23:2). It certainly was not the fault of the illegitimate offspring … Continue reading

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You Won’t Be Ashamed!

Ashamed: “Feeling shame” (Funk + Wagnalls). Shame: “A painful sense of guilt or degradation” (Funk + Wagnalls); “A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt, or having done something which injures reputation; or by the exposure of that which … Continue reading

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