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Skeptic – Is Jesus a Copy of Ancient Pagan Gods?

A common objection to the Christian faith is that Jesus’ story is just a copy of the ancient pagan gods. If this claim is true, it does incredible damage to the Christian faith. It would mean that the Jesus we all worship and talk about is just another mythological figure, but what is the truth? Check out Christian philosopher and apologist William…

Dating Naked – Session 3: Love Is Not A Feeling, It’s A Choice

Discussion & Questions To Consider: Mark 12:28-34 The Most Important Commandment 28 One of the teachers of religious law was standing there listening to the debate. He realized that Jesus had answered well, so he asked, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one…

Dating Naked – Session 2: God Designed Sex for Marriage

Discussion & Questions To Consider:   1 Corinthians 6:16-20 16 And don’t you realize that if a man joins himself to a prostitute, he becomes one body with her? For the Scriptures say, “The two are united into one.”[a] 17 But the person who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with him. 18 Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects…

Are You Encouraging Humility or Killing it? 3 Ways to Find Out!

Pride can do some serious damage in our lives and can manifest itself in different ways. We call these humility killers, and they are entitlement, self-dependence, and comparison. These are played out in an account found in scripture in Luke 15:11-20. Take a minute and read the passage. 3 Humility Killers Entitlement “I deserve…” In the story, the younger brother asked for…

We Don’t Have To Hide In The Dark Anymore

We don’t have to hide in the dark anymore. Satan wants nothing more from you than to destroy your faith, rob you of joy and satisfaction in God, and to sin against God and then try to hide it from God. John 10:10 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and…

Instead of blaming outside influences…

How about we blame ourselves? After all we are our biggest influence. Because outside of what we fill our ears, eyes, hearts, and minds with, our wicked flesh influences us, our sinful nature influences us and it craves evil and rebellion against God. We have to put this to death or it will put us to death.   Desires aren’t bad in…

Setting Yourself Up For Failure

We wouldn’t normally openly admit something like this: “Yes I set myself up for failure, yeah I do it all the time.”   But when we don’t properly set up guardrails in the world pertaining to our spiritual lives, we really are setting ourselves up for failure.   Essentially, we are setting ourselves up with things that truly threaten our lives.  …

Don’t Wait

A funny thing happens when someone starts to follow Christ.   Immediately, they become someone new.   Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 5:17 This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!   You are a new person when you begin to follow Jesus. It’s amazing. Your past…

Hazardous Fumes

Ever painted a room? The fumes, at first, are almost too much to bear. After a while, though, you get used to it. You can hardly tell that you’re standing in a room filled with the fumes of paint. This is probably killing your brain cells quite rapidly, but at this point, you’re totally used to it.   But think about the…