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Being without excuse..

I know.  People would rather not be faced with truth, but sometimes, it is so blindingly obvious that it can’t be avoided and we are therefore without excuse. Our local TV station ran a story on their website, and maybe … Continue reading

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Yeshua, on traditions…

Little has changed in 2000 years.  Man following tradition and setting aside God’s Word…. http://bible.com/303/mrk.7.8-9.CEVDCUS06

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Did Israel sanctify pagan altars?

Or, did Yehovah command them to destroy the altars and NOT approach Him as the pagans approached their gods?  Can we take pagan practices and “Christianize” them?  If so, why don’t we use temple prostitutes?  If not, why do we … Continue reading

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Bridges to Ba’al: How Satan Uses the Canaanite Influenced Christmas and Easter to Ensnare the Children of the Household

Following is part one of a series that friend Peter Vest is writing.  These are not easy words to hear, but much needed if we are to truly seek truth. Monday, December 14, 2015 Bridges to Ba’al: How Satan Uses … Continue reading

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Puppets and Parrots Can Move Along….

So, you are not a puppet or a parrot?  Then I assume you are willing to wrestle with a few challenging questions…. Have you ever wondered why or how pagans, Wiccans, Buddhists, Hindus and virtually everyone else in the world … Continue reading

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Justifying Syncretism. IVPNT: Acts Pt. 5

Dr. William J. Larkin’s IVP New Testament Commentary on Acts is the ‘gift that keeps on giving.’  I seriously thought that three, or at most four, posts would cover the main fallacies within Christendom evidenced in his treatment of Acts…  … Continue reading

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Christendom: ‘Though your sins are as scarlet, they will be as white as snow, IF…’

I’m sitting here watching the snow fall.  Masses of flakes bigger than golf balls are showering upon the surrounding fields.  Slowly the last vestiges of any remaining green or brown grass are disappearing under a relentless cascade.  Soon, all will … Continue reading

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Messianic Pharisees. Paradigm breakers!

As we discussed yesterday, Christendom is generally not taught to have a high regard for the Pharisees.  Yet, ironically, we hold several Pharisees up as models of faith!!  How can that be? If you say, ‘because they stopped being a … Continue reading

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Explaining Colossians 2:14-16…

Excellent video…  Learned some interesting new things about Indonesia and Richard Dawkins…  Seems they are connected.  Should we be?

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Christian Pastor: Why you should celebrate Halloween.

75 seconds that will blow your mind!  Paganism defined, justified, embraced. From the pulpit. Wow! Original post with comments.

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Christmas in July?

Way back in the ‘dark ages’…  Like, about 1987, I spent a summer as a camp counselor.  It was there, during one of the weeks of camp, that I was introduced to the idea of ‘Christmas in July.’  I guess … Continue reading

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