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Aliens in a strange land…

Taken from a second-century Christian document called The Epistle of Mathetes To Diognetus: The Christians are distinguished from other men neither by country, nor language, nor the customs which they observe…They dwell in their own countries, but simply as sojourners. … Continue reading

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Exemption from hardship?

“No one gets an exemption from hardship on planet earth. How we receive it hinges on whether we believe in an alternate reality that transcends the one we know so well. The Bible never minimizes hardship or unfairness – witness … Continue reading

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Misquoted

You have the right to remain silent—anything you say will be misquoted, then used against you.

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I am an Alien

The Apostle Peter declares an important truth about Christians. We are aliens ? we are strangers to this world. That is what Christians are. That is a declaration engraved in the word of God. As citizens of heaven we are aliens and transients here on earth. We take our identity and our mission from another place ? from God Himself. That is what we are. Yet how many Christians live that way? I believe that when Christians live who they are there is revival. Continue reading

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Are You Ready to go There?

Now opposition means different things to different people. When people are faced with opposition there are different reactions to it and the reactions vary according to the strength of the opposition. Continue reading

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