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A Hard Heart

We wonder and are frustrated by our neighbors’ general disinterest in spiritual things.  Ask any worker in the kingdom.  It is getting almost impossible to find someone eager to study God’s Word.  Not many can be cajoled or shamed into an investigation of the Scriptures.  What is the basic reason?  Since there must first be […]

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The Language of Ashdod – Modern Application

According to what I have read, the fastest growing segment of the publishing industry not too long ago was the religious genre.  Of that particular field, the fastest growing sub-category was “Christian fiction” (and I use that term very, very loosely).  So-called “Christian” bookstores have spring up, even as conventional bookstores are closing, and doing […]

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Several years ago I had the opportunity to engage in an exchange of correspondence with a young Mormon “elder” (and I use that term most accommodatingly!).  The young fellow even took the Bible correspondence course offered by the congregation I was working with at the time.  Afterward he sent me a letter encouraging me to […]

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What is the Difference Between Submitting and Agreeing?

In Webster’s New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language, the first definition of the word “agree” is “to be of one mind; to harmonize in opinion; as, all parties agree in the decision.”  One of the definitions of the word “submit” as found in the same dictionary is “to be submissive, obedient, humble, etc.; […]

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