Is violence ever justified - A deeper examination of the Biblical position
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Is violence ever justified? A deeper examination of the Biblical position

Recently, JCM published an article on the subject of violence, in which the teacher, whom I respect, asserted that the Christian approach was never to return violence with violence, for Christ did not in his life, even when he was going to unjustly arrested and convicted. I said to JCM’s …


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Is there a godly strategy for the Church to endure the challenge of Islam
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Is there a godly strategy for the Church to endure the challenge of Islam?

Apart from its internal fractures and stresses, the Church, or the Christian world, faces two major ideological challenges, Islam and secularism.  When seen from a global, rather than a Western perspective, the most potent of these is Islam. To understand why Islam is such a challenge, it must be understood …


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Nigeria - The valley of decision for the global Church - Graham Ford
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Nigeria – The valley of decision for the global Church

The church worldwide has two critical issues to deal with at the same time: the challenge of militant Islam and the challenge of secularist atheism.  These issues are critical because both militant Islam and secularist atheism are operating in a coordinated attack not only on Christians but also on the …


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The Abuse of Egypt's Coptic Christians - Christian Persecution Egypt
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The Abuse of Egypt’s Coptic Christians

The violence, and incitement to violence, directed by Egyptian Muslims against the Copts — especially those organized sectarian campaigns by the Muslim Brotherhood and related groups — are crimes against humanity and should be treated as such by the international community. We know that a few drops of lemon will …


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Managing Your Emotions God’s Way - Christian Spiritual Formation
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Managing Your Emotions God’s Way

Do negative emotions threaten to overwhelm you? Through the power of God’s word, they do not have to overcome you! God created us to experience emotions, however there are Godly and ungodly methods to manage them. Consider the word itself: e-motion. Emotions move you to action. Your emotions originate from …


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Watch Your Mouth - Studying God´s Word - Sharing Christian Faith
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Watch your mouth

Proverbs 18:21 – Tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat it’s fruit. “WATCH YOUR MOUTH!” is a phrase my siblings and I heard frequently from our parents during our developmental years. “WATCH YOUR MOUTH!” was used as a reminder for my siblings …


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What did Jesus mean by loving enemies, compromise, betrayal and defeat
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What did Jesus mean by loving enemies; compromise, betrayal and defeat?

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said the following remarkable thing: ‘Love your enemies’. It is no secret that down the centuries Christians and their Church leaders have struggled with this verse. What does it mean and how far do you take it? Does it mean, for example, that …


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The Great State Secret - Liege Shooting Belgium - Islamic Terrorism Europe
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The Great State Secret

At the end of May in Belgium, a knife wielding man killed three people, two of whom were police officers. A number of eye witnesses reported the man was shouting ‘Allah Akbar’. This was later denied by the police. This kind of denial is all too common in the West, …


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God chose you - Teaching Christian Theology Online
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God chose you

Jeremiah 1:5 – Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations. God knew you before you were even born. What an amazing thought! He saw your unformed substance and said, “I …


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Ask God to fill your mouth - Biblical Christian Teachings
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Ask God to fill your mouth

Psalm 81:10 – I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. Do you have your mouth open wide today? In other words, are you expecting God to fill you and increase you beyond measure? Are you …


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