Modern Day Lessons

Forgiveness is hard but required for Christians. Here’s how to develop the will to forgive.

Matthew 18:21 tells us that Peter approached Jesus and asked: “How many times should I forgive someone who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus responded: “Not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Jesus point is that there is no end to how much we should forgive. It’s is a…
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There’s no secret handshake or hidden agenda. Becoming a Christian requires following these simple steps.

Most people have heard the familiar Christian catch phrases. Give your heart to Jesus. Confess your sins. Accept Christ as your savior. But what do these expressions really mean? Exactly what does it take to become a Christian? Peter answered this question in Acts 2:37 – 38 when he responded…
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What the world needs today is more old-fashioned Christians. Here’s a reminder of what one looks like.

Proverbs 22:28 says: “Do not move an ancient boundary stone set up by your ancestors.” This verse refers to stone markers used in ancient times to denote land boundaries. If those physical markers were removed, there would be chaos. Our forefather’s had boundaries set by their Christian faith. Sadly, these…
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Want to be a believable Christian? Don’t be ill-informed. Here’s how to recognize and filter bias from the media.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” - George Bernard Shaw Some  people outside our faith view Christians as ill-informed fanatics spreading a dated message with no proof to support their beliefs. We make this perception worse when we spread false narratives, slanted ideas, and uninformed hearsay.…
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What do you do when you feel bad about yourself? Replacing insecurity with self-confidence begins with love – for yourself.

"The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel." The dangers of feeling bad about yourself It’s common for a person’s self-confidence to waiver at times. You may occasionally feel unworthy, flawed, defective, or insecure. Ultimately it is fear that you will…
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What does the Bible tell us about the event called The Rapture?

The event called The Rapture is familiar to most Christians. It has been portrayed in many movies and many churches today teach the concept. The Rapture is the event when all Christians will be removed from the earth and transported to heaven. It is typically believed to occur years before…
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How do we know there is a God? Because logic tells us God is real (and atheist arguments are illogical).

There are a multitude or arguments seeking to prove there is a god. The complexity of our great planet, the complicated laws of nature, the intricate DNA encoding in living animals, and the miracles Jesus presented on earth are all offered as proof that God is real. But logically, could…
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How Christians should deal with anger (and no, anger is not a sin)

Anger as a normal, healthy human emotion Anger is a normal human emotion and, in most cases, anger itself is not a sin. In fact, many times anger erupts from righteousness. For instance, many of us “blow our tops” when we witness someone being harmed or treated badly. Anger is…
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Ultimately, the ones who harm Christianity the most are… Christians – how hypocrisy works to destroy religion and faith.

"Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when all the time there is a plank in your…
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