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Living Without Sacrificing Truth

Living Without Sacrificing Truth

When I started working as a cashier in a bank, one day a client came to make a deposit of ten thousand dollars. When I had counted them, I verified that each of them were 100-dollar bills; With a smile I gave him his receipt and I said goodbye, wishing him a good day. At…

An Intelligent Faith?

  Joel and Mark were two friends with very different beliefs. Joel believed in God as the all–Sovereign King that created everything in the world. Mark was a devout atheist who scoffed at religion and thought the whole world – including himself – came about by accident, a biological mischance. “How do you know that…

What about the Psalms of cursing?

Psalm 137 is a very troubling passage written by someone right after Babylon forcibly relocated the Jews to Babylonian exile. Why would God have wanted to include such a violently distressing passage in the Bible? What implications does this have for us today when we face great trials at the hands of other people? How…

Genocide and a Loving God?

Genocide and a Loving God?

The core of the Bible is that God is love, that God loves humanity (1 Joh. 4:8, 16, John 3:16). But how does that fit with God’s command to Israel to not only conquer Amalek, but to utterly destroy this people, both men and women, children, infants and animals? (1 Sam. 15) We will touch…

Why did God Command the Stoning?

Question: A friend of yours shows you Numbers 15:32-36 and asks why God could be so strict. Give a reasoned and caring response to this friend. Here is the text: “Now while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks on the Sabbath day. And those who found him…

A Life Changing Birthday Letter Ellen G. White

A Life Changing Birthday Letter

If it’s your birthday, read it. If it’s not your birthday, read it. This birthday letter is life changing! A Birthday Letter My Dear Son: I write this for your nineteenth birthday. It has been a pleasure to have you with us a few weeks in the past. You are about to leave us, yet…

Why Volunteering for God is a Job

During my lifetime, I have been doing a lot of volunteer work: For my Church, charitable organizations, including several years of full time volunteering. The last 1,5 years I have been volunteering full time for Empower Missions. I also have friends who have dedicated their lives to do likewise – volunteering time and money for…

WHO’s Health Alert: Meat causes Cancer

For the first time, WHO (World Health Organization) puts food on the list of causes to cancer. Meat just entered the list of carcinogens where we already find tobacco, alcohol, arsenic and different kinds of radiation. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, evaluated the carcinogenicity…

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