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Thanksgiving and the F-A-C-T-S on Prayer

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Adapted from The Prayer of Jesus: Secrets to Real Intimacy with God Thanksgiving should not be only a once-a-year event. It should be the perpetual attitude of our hearts. In fact, thanksgiving is inextricably woven together with the principles of prayer. Too often people think of prayer as a way of getting things from God. […]

When Vague Is In Vogue

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“If the trumpet gives an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself?” (1 Corinthians 14:8)   Let me take some drastic liberties with the parable of the Good Samaritan. A homosexual man sat by the side of the road wondering what, if anything, he should do about his tendencies and behavior. A priest approached him, and […]

Apocalypse When?

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 30, number 02 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS The basic principles of language that we unconsciously absorb in early childhood and consciously internalize from grade school onward are foundational to the grammatical principle of biblical […]

Breaking Bad’s Addicting Defense of Moral Realism

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 36, number 05 (2013). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ AMC’s gritty, award-winning television show Breaking Bad is more than a drama—it’s a tragedy. A slick, well-produced program with superb acting and storytelling, it is also a morality tale about […]

Same-Sex Marriage: Stealing Rights from God

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This article first appeared in the Viewpoints column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Is same-sex marriage really a “right”? If so, by what […]

The Fifth Gospel: The Ultimate Apologetic

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Synopsis The late British evangelist Gypsy Smith once quipped, “There are five Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and the Christian, but most people never read the first four.” Guess what this implies? People are reading your life. And here’s a stunning reality—you are the fifth gospel, Christian! Not an inspired gospel, but hopefully an inspiring […]

Jesus: The “Begotten” of the Father

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This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 02 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The letter to the Hebrews presents many teachings affirming the deity of Christ and His supremacy over the angels, Moses, and everything else that […]

When Truth Gets Left Behind

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This article first appeared in the Volume 24 / Number 4 / 2002 issue of the Christian Research Journal. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS The Left Behind books are bigger than Harry Potter. The series of children’s books about a school for witches has sold […]

Is Legislating Morality Biblical?

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This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 35, number 03 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org  Why Christians Must Legislate Morality by Frank Turek When I have just a minute to communicate the importance of Christians being involved in politics, I call up this satellite […]

Old Earth Creationism and the Fall

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/  SYNOPSIS The End of Christianity presupposes that the earth and universe are old and, given […]

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