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Teachings of Jesus — Luke 17:20-37

Jesus healed ten lepers and only the one Samaritan returned to worship and give thanks. Jesus confirmed how it was his faith that healed him. As the writer of Hebrews notes, faith is the assurance of things we cannot perceive … Continue reading

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A Picture of Missions

In the decades following Christ’s Ascension, the primary means of spreading the gospel message was missionaries who preached in public places. In some towns that meant going to the local synagogue, because it was assumed that this was a pre-existing … Continue reading

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When Nothing Else Works

It’s not for everyone. Perhaps it’s a good time to remind ourselves that Radix Fidem is not meant to be universal, something that represents the one true path of faith for the whole human race. Honestly, it’s quite the opposite. … Continue reading

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Dragging in the Dead Rat

The world is worldly. Shocking, isn’t it? The mass of people in this world will approach life from a worldly viewpoint, and do worldly things. Even when they claim a spiritual element in their lives, it’s just an element. It’s … Continue reading

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No Argument

They overcame [the Accuser] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. (Revelations 12:11 NKJV) Let’s paraphrase that: We gain access to God’s favor and … Continue reading

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Teachings of Jesus — Luke 14:25-35

It’s so easy to lose track of the original mission of Israel, the purpose of the Covenant. Israel was to absorb and live by the revelation of God, and in turn draw other nations to Him by their visible blessings … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2018

The burden of a shepherd’s care knows no holidays. My Christmas present to you is the reminder that we must tribulate. This was a major issue with the New Testament churches. Paul’s letters are loaded with admonitions to embrace the … Continue reading

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