Category Archives: Seeking Forgiveness

A Charcoal Fire

Now the slaves and the officers were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter also was with them, standing and warming himself. (John 18:18, N.A.S.V.) On the night of … Continue reading

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Can a Dead Person Make a Decision?

“Calvinism” series: (post #2) And you He made alive who were dead in trespasses and sins… (Ephesians 2:1, N.K.J.V.) And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together, with Him, having … Continue reading

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Going Back Home

New York’s Bowery Mission was founded in 1879 and still serves today as a rescue mission and men’s shelter. Sam Hadley was once the superintendent there and told a certain story about the place. The story goes as follows. One … Continue reading

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You Need Jesus As a Savior More Than As an Example

There is a sentiment out there in the world that exalts Jesus as the ultimate example of human potential. Those who hold to this sentiment talk about Him as the great teacher and the ideal role model, but they express … Continue reading

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Your Penny

Little Billy had his hand stuck in an expensive vase. His mother tried her best to pull the hand out but she finally had to resort to breaking the vase. Once it was broken, she saw that Billy had had … Continue reading

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The One Requirement Even the Christian Must Meet for Prayer

This week I’ve been doing some posting on the subject of prayer. So, here’s one last word. Did you know there is a certain requirement that even the Christian must meet to ensure that God will hear his prayer? As … Continue reading

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The Foolish Prince

A prince left the ease and safety of his father’s castle in order to seek adventure in the world. He left all his riches behind and eventually reached such a low state that he was forced to dress in rags … Continue reading

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