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The Importance of Knowing Jesus

There is a Christian meme which states that “The only thing that is really important is that your name is in the Lamb’s Book of Life.” I was reminded of this yesterday when my Dad passed away. When I was growing up, he was one of those people who attended church twice a year; Easter …

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The Amazing Story of Joseph Scriven

Although Joseph Scriven faced deep sorrow in his life, not once, but twice, he still devoted himself to helping others and praising Jesus. A poem he wrote became one of the most famous Christian songs. This short video, less than 10 minutes, will help you see what the Christian life is all about. I hope …

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Christians; the most persecuted

Christians are the most persecuted group in the world. In Muslim-majority countries, Christians are killed, marginalized, intimidated, purged or run out of their home countries. Just after posting this, a pastor and 5 others in West Africa were brutally murdered by Islamist’s, who systematically gunned them down, one at a time. See here

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More than 290 Christians killed on this Easter

More than 290 Christians in Sri Lanka were killed this Easter Sunday and more than 500 were injured, when Muslims set off a series of bombs. The death toll is expected to rise. The Christians were observing Easter mass in churches in different locations. There were also attacks on hotels where foreign visitors frequently stay. …

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Thou Shalt Not Kill; tell a politician

One of the 10 Commandments is ignored by politicians in New York State, Vermont, Virginia and in the U.S. Senate. That commandment is “thou shalt not kill.” It is the basis of one of our most fundamental and important laws that prevents wanton murder and mayhem. But, politicians in several U.S. states and in our …

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