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Resetting the Biblical Compass

April 26, 2012

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Many, many people read the Bible and come away feeling as though they are missing something, or that it is such a mysterious book it can never be fully understood.  While there are indeed a few puzzling areas, most of it is fairly easy to understand if you just follow a few simple guidelines when […]

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New Audio Sermon – A Call to Die

January 17, 2012

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This free MP3 sermon examines Matthew 16: 21-25 in an effort to learn exactly what the call to follow Christ means.  It looks into what it means to “pick up our cross”, and why so many people who profess to follow Christ actually don’t follow Him at all (or fail in their efforts).  As part […]

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Whose Side is Jesus on??

November 27, 2011

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Fellow Christian, if someone were to ask you, “Is Jesus on your side?”  How would you respond?  This may be a particularly pertinent question if you are currently involved in some legal or family struggle in which your adversary is NOT a Christian, but the question is valid for all.  Is Jesus on your side, […]

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ChurchSalt Challenge… Time Travel!

July 4, 2011

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Many science fiction novels & movie scripts have been written on the subject of time travel.  It is probably what would be called in the entertainment world an “overworked idea”.  But please indulge me for a moment as I try to pen a Christian and Biblical view of the subject.  Time travel is good.  Really […]

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Do you Hope in Christ?

February 21, 2011

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Hope and faith are two different things.  Hope is the eager desire for something to happen, whereas faith is the confidence that it will.  Do you hope that Jesus will claim you as His own on that Day?  Or do you have the confidence that He already has claimed you as His own?   A person […]

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Think about it…

January 29, 2011

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 Notice anything interesting in the verse above?  It doesn’t say He is faithful and merciful, it says He is faithful and just.  How can a just God forgive us of […]

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When Saying “I’m Sorry” isn’t Enough

December 31, 2010

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When a true Christian falls into sin, whether intentionally or unintentionally, afterward there is a sense of remorse.  The Holy Spirit brings brokenness in the believer (and those becoming believers) and convicts the person of sin and righteousness.  But we the believers must not allow ourselves to think that a simple apology to our Lord […]

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Who’s Party?

November 29, 2010

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I will warn you up front, this post is filled with more rambling thoughts than theology or Scripture.  These thoughts are regarding Christmas.  At this time, I will not dive into a biblically based examination of the modern Christmas celebration.  Instead, I ask you to exercise your imagination for a brief moment… It is your […]

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Levitical Fly-Over

November 18, 2010

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Right now, I am in the middle of a fairly thorough study of the book of Leviticus.  While it is not my intention to post a 500 page discourse on this book, I would like to give you a brief fly-over of what, so far, has been the most striking impression thus far.  Sinful man trying […]

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If I could write a book…

September 4, 2010

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If you were to browse my bookshelf, it would quickly become evident that I like to read theology books written by dead guys.  That is, the vast majority of authors on my shelves have been dead for hundreds of years.  I find modern authors to be tainted by a sensual culture that influences their worldview, […]

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ChurchSalt’s Autumn Challenge

August 28, 2010

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“Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.” – Genesis 5:24 Autumn is right around the corner, and with it a new season of activity for many who go by the name “Christian”.  School is starting for children, seasonal jobs are ending (or beginning), political activity will be increasing, and even […]

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ON “little” SINS

August 21, 2010

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The Christian is commanded not to sin.  As our Father changes our desires (Philippians 2:13) He opens our eyes to the sin in our life, and we begin to hate it and strive against it.  But, having a sinful nature, we still sin.  This process of hating and fighting sin through the strength God gives […]

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