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Easter, Good Friday & Maundy Thursday: Our Path to the Resurrection

The Big So-What is upon us! It’s Easter: Christ is risen! But so what? Who cares? What does it all mean? Have you ever thought of that? What does it mean that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead? What does that matter? Our Lenten Journey came to a head in Holy Week, which focuses on two days: Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Most of us pay no attention to those days. They’re just a […]

Jesus Easter & the Resurrection

The One Problem with the Prosperity Gospel

The prosperity gospel movement is huge. Christianity is overrun by it. I mean: it’s the best of both worlds, right? Who doesn’t want the promise of prosperity now and prosperity later? The Prosperity Gospel fits Best with Our Culture Our culture teaches us self-indulgence. We are conditioned to consume. Everything leads us towards searching for “more.” And more is never enough. But more seems so pointless. More for what? So we need to give more meaning […]

Prosperity Gospel Time

The Only Way to Defeat Temptation

Temptation comes at us all. That’s true. But, what if there was a way to defeat temptation? Would you try it? Or, would you ignore it…not caring whether you give in to temptation or not? I’d like to believe that if there were a way to defeat temptation, everyone would jump on it! I mean: all of us have something we struggle with. And, we all say that we wish we were able to conquer […]

Wilderness Temptation

Why do Some Christians start Lent with Ashes?

Lent has begun in Western Christianity. And, yesterday many put ashes on their foreheads. But why? In Matthew 6:16-18, Jesus Himself says: “Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, so that you do not appear […]

Lent & Ashe Wednesday

Saved and Sanctified: But, I don’t wanna Die!

They’re saved and sanctified. You know that person…the one who’ll try to convince you how committed they are to Jesus Christ. They are so in love with Jesus Christ and always want to tell you have they’ve been saved and sanctified. But, what does that actually mean? Through the Bible, we know that Brother or Sister so-and-so is not the first one to be so sure of their love for Jesus. Yet, what happens when […]

Saved and Sanctified Ones

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