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$5 Valentine's Day Gift for the Mrs.?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul_of_TX Feb 26, 2013. 7 Replies

Gentlemen,My wife has been the breadwinner while I've been in seminary, and she recently lost her job. Happily, I have found a job, but we are currently in an in-between phase where we don't have any…Continue

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Debate and Argumentation

Started Aug 6, 2012 0 Replies

If you ask me, a man should be able to know what he believes and why he believes it. Of course, we want to be open to new ideas. As well, there are simply going to be some areas in which we…Continue

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"No, we cannot. The desire for godhood was what caused the first man to fall from innocence. There is only one God, and his glory is not shared.  Here are some notes on this from 1 Corinthians, chapter 1, verse 27:  (27-29) God’s glory is not…"
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"Good question.  Baptism is just a statement, showing that you are a follower of Christ.  Jesus did it himself to set the precedent.  It states repeatedly in the Bible that Jesus was completely without sin.  By being human he…"
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How to follow Jesus, and why it's so hard

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

Mark 8:34-9:1

The first requirement of following the servant king

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I want to tell you about three remarkable people.

 

Johnny Fulton was run over by a car at age three. He suffered Crushed hips, broken ribs, a fractured skull, and compound fractures in his legs. Doctors doubted he would survive. But he would not give up. When he grew up, he ran the half-mile in less than two-minutes.

Lou Gehrig—you’ve heard of him—was such a…

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Are we all religious phonies?

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 3:08pm 0 Comments

"Am I a real Christian?"

"Have I actually been 'saved' from hell and sin? 



"How can I know my status with God?" 



If you have ever considered yourself a Christian, then you have probably asked these questions--or ones like it--at some point in your life. So, how do we know whether we are really following Jesus--if this Christian life were a class, how can we tell what sort of "grade" we would…

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At 10:20am on August 8, 2012, Herb Munson said…

Hey, Settecase. Welcome to The Great Debate. Good to have you with us.

 
 
 

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