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What Sets Christianity Apart?

Herman Bavinck: The fundamental distinction between Christianity and other religions arises from the fact that in Scripture the initiative in religion is not taken by human beings but by God. In pagan religions it is human beings who seek God … Continue reading

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Why Church Hurts

A lot of people get hurt in churches, but that shouldn’t surprise us given what the church is: diverse members that are connected in one body. Christian church folk are truly and spiritually connected with one another and because of … Continue reading

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Death is the Great Beginning

C.S. Lewis: ‘There was a real railway accident,’ said Aslan softly. ‘Your father and mother and all of you are as you used to call it in the Shadowlands – dead. The term is over: the holidays have begun. The … Continue reading

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What God Doesn’t Command Us to Do for Other Believers

Ray Ortlund: The beautiful “one another” commands of the New Testament are famous.| But it is also striking to notice the “one anothers” that do not appear there. For example, sanctify one another, humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure … Continue reading

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Are You Going to Marry a Non-Believer?

In answering the question, “What can I say to my Christian friend who just got engaged to a non-Christian?” John Piper offers a question I think needs to be asked by anyone considering such a marriage. How can you be … Continue reading

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Why the Bible & the Church Are Really Dangerous

Jesus once taught: “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and … Continue reading

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17 Minutes That Prove the Need for a Savior

Today, at a faculty meeting for Capistrano Valley Christian School, a colleague led a devotion by sharing the following, convicting article. Andrée Seu Peterson shares the thoughts of an ordinary woman on her way home from the grocery store on … Continue reading

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