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Ken Silva: Death of A Friend

Friends die, it’s a fact of life. It happens all the time, every day. Ken Silva of Apprising Ministries, has passed away after a long illness. No, I have no particulars regarding his illness, nor the plans for the funeral, but, the news of his death is making the rounds, and for that, I am […]

The World Will Honor Nelson Mandela. The Church Must Not.

Nelson Mandela: Role model or Communist criminal? You do not want a Winnie Mandela necklace…. Peter Hammond describes his meeting with Mandela, and encourages Christians to educate themselves about Mandela’s pro-abortion, pro-homosexuality, pro-marxist, pro-prostitution worldview. Part 1: Part 2:

Blogging, Margaret Thatcher Style

Margaret Thatcher has passed away. I cannot say that I have read about her life in any biography, nor am I intimately familiar with her service as the former Prime Minister of England. What I know of her I observed on the news broadcasts on the television while growing up. Yet, even I know that […]

Death of Chavez, A Warning to American Soldiers

CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez died of a massive heart attack and inaudibly mouthed his desire to live, the head of Venezuela’s presidential guard said late Wednesday. “He couldn’t speak but he said it with his lips … ‘I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die,’ because he loved his country, he […]

Ron Paul is Terribly Wrong

Ron Paul posted this on Facebook today regarding the death of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle: As a veteran, I certainly recognize that this weekend’s violence and killing of Chris Kyle were a tragic and sad event. My condolences and prayers go out to Mr. Kyle’s family. Unconstitutional and unnecessary wars have endless unintended consequences. A […]

When Being Pro-Life Becomes Idolatry

God is the Creator of all life. It exist under Him and His law. To make abortion a legal right is to make murder permissible within society. On the other hand, to worship life is to put the life of man in place of God, and that is idolatry as well, in violation of the […]

The Government of Man Is Doomed

And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever. – I John 2:17 The government of man stands condemned. Every day this is manifest. All in accord with the Word of God, particularly the passage quoted above. It is doomed because it refuses the will […]

Pastor Bob Jennings Bids A Final Farewell

the one great thing in life is to be ready to die. It is simple, but big. Bob Jennings , co-pastor of Hwy M Chapel in Sedalia, MO., is dying of pancreatic cancer. He has for quite some time now kept an online journal recording his health updates and always with some insight of Scriptural […]

Fifty Difficult Passages Explained

“Yes, some passages of Scripture are hard to understand. Many have been misunderstood. Here, Dr. Adams tackles fifty of the most commonly misunderstood and brings his exegetical skills to bear with the goal of helping you understand and apply God’s truth to your life.” [Here’s one of them…] In 1 John 5:16, John wrote that […]

Precious in the Sight of the Lord

(The following was written in light of the death of Colleen Liddle, of whom the author writes,  “Our sister in Christ has ended her battle with cancer today (12-1-2011) at 5:45 CST.  Mark and the girls were with her as she peacefully entered that land of pure delight where the King of Glory reigns. Please […]

Steve Jobs Hated Big Brother, Too

This is an interesting nugget about Jobs’ disdain for state-issued license plates: The multitude of mysteries revealed following the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ death now includes one that puzzled car enthusiasts for years: How did Jobs get away with driving without a license plate? It was common knowledge that Jobs would park his […]

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8 Things That Were Finished on the Cross

Matthew Henry on 8 things that were finished or completed when Jesus Christ cried out, “It is finished” (John 19:30): 1. It is finished: The malice and enmity of his persecutors had now done their worst; when he had received that last indignity in the vinegar they gave him, he said, “This is the last; […]

True Preparation for Death

An eminent author wrote to a dying young man, " I urge you to cast yourself at once, in the simplest faith, upon the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved. All your true preparation for death is entirely out of yourself, and in the Lord Jesus. Washed in His blood, and clothed upon […]

The Greatness of the Death of Christ

The death of Christ is: 1. The record of the greatest sin that was ever committed (Acts 2:23). 2. The exhibition of the greatest love ever seen (Romans 5:8). 3. The manifestation of the greatest victory that was ever achieved (Hebrews 2:14). 4. The introduction of the greatest force ever (1 John 3:16). 5. The […]

John Stott & The New Calvinism Hypocrisy

Many the world over are mourning and regretting the loss of John R.W. Stott, Anglican author. Obviously, many have been blessed by God’s work through him over the years, and all blessings from God should be returned with thankfulness. Yet there is perhaps no greater indication to me that I am not among the ‘new […]

John Stott (1921-2011)

Update: While we certainly acknowledge and remember the contributions of John Stott to Christendom, his (tentative) annihilationist views has always been a concern of mine, and moreso that many were unaware of them. Many of you insist that “he no longer believed in annihilationism” – I hope that’s true. If anyone has evidence to that […]

Rejoice in the Murder of Jesus

If Jesus died merely to set an example, what example would that be? If His death was some kind of humanitarian lesson, what was that lesson? He was murdered. Executed. His death was a death of capital punishment. He died the death of traitors, murderers and robbers. Why wouldn’t we be angry that an innocent […]

Worse than Osama Bin Ladin

Abraham Lincoln did far more damage to the U.S. A. than Osama Bin Ladin could ever have dreamt. Osama bin Ladin was responsible for 3000 American deaths. Abraham Lincoln was responsible for over 600,000 American deaths after he raised an army to invade his own country. The astonishing thing is to watch Americans curse the […]

Ronald Reagan’s Grave

While many have and, no doubt, will continue to celebrate the 100th birthday of the late President Ronald Reagan, I cannot think of the man’s name without being reminded of the words on his tombstone. In light of Gospel truth, it just nags me. Can you make out the first line of his “tombstone” in […]

To Die In Christ Is Gain–Tim Conway Interviews Bob Jennings

Tim Conway interviews Bob Jennings who is fighting against pancreatic cancer. Bob talks about living for eternity and truly living for Christ and being ready to die in Christ and not in your sins. Bob is an elder at: http://hwymchapel.org/ – Hwy M Chapel 1480 Hwy M Sedalia, MO 65301Missouri. Updated 2/04/2011: Here is part […]

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