If you turn on any Christian radio station or Christian television channel or browse online for Christian books, it won’t take you long to find someone who promises that if you follow Jesus you can have a problem free life. That message is known as the “Health and Wealth Gospel.” If you follow Jesus you [...]
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A few weeks ago in February a 46 year old woman went to sleep in her home in Bartlett, just a few blocks from my home.[i] A few hours later, a fire started in the home. The two story house filled with smoke. A neighbor noticed and called the fire department. When firefighters arrived, they [...]
Who will bring any charge against [us]? Who then can condemn? Paul asks these two questions in Rom. 8—a text which was our focus last Sunday and will again be our focus this morning. Who will bring any charge against [us]? Who then can condemn?
“The Matrix” is a science fiction movie which uses Christian imagery.[i] In the film, most of the people on earth are blind to a terrible evil oppressing them. A living computer has enslaved every human on earth. But it keeps humans in a virtual world where everything seems normal. One character named Morpheus is [...]