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The Gospel Should Be Free

Like adventurer Indiana Jones believing artifacts belong in museums, I believe the gospel of Jesus Christ should be free. God redeems people “without money and without price” (Isaiah 55:1).[1] So, on the cross, Jesus redeemed us by his precious blood rather than with “corruptible” silver and gold (1 Peter 1:18-19). Peter told the lame man…

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New Arts & Culture Articles

Are you following my new blog Arts & Culture (news, opinion, and reviews)? Yahoo! Voices is now defunct, so I’m moving articles to the new blog. I’ve also moved six articles that once appeared here on “The Spitfire Grill.” So change your bookmarks and links. New Eldorado: Watch and Wait (books) Justice: A Tale of…

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The Unpredictable God

God is God. He does not change (Malachi 3:6). God is not a man that he should lie nor the son of man that he should repent (Numbers 23:19). This does not mean, however, that he always does what we lowly human beings expect of him. An unchanging God is not necessarily a predictable one. God…

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Touch Not Mine Anointed

“Do not touch my anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.” – Psalm 105:15[1] Many preachers, usually of the TBN variety, like to apply this verse to themselves. Because they call themselves “anointed prophets,” detractors and victims supposedly cannot accuse or bring charges against these preachers of greed, tax evasion, deception, lying, abuse, etc.…

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Abortion

“They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons, and shed innocent blood, the blood of their sons and daughters, whom they sacrificed to the idols of Canaan; and the land was polluted with blood.” – Psalm 106:37-38 (NKJV) I think this says it all.