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Who is the Good Samaritan?

July 30, 2010 by  
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Who is the Good Samaritan? Introduction When we approach the Scripture we must always keep context in mind. Untold harm is routinely done to the saints by those who wrangle impossible meanings from Scripture through their subjective fancies and mental imaginations, perceived as “God speaking to them.” The de-contextualized presentation of Scripture is an epidemic […]

The Kingdom of Heaven Does Not Forcibly Advance

July 30, 2010 by  
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The Kingdom of Heaven Does Not Forcibly Advance (Matt 11:12) And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence and the violent take it by force.[1] .  .  . the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing and forceful men lay hold of it.[2] .  .  . the […]

Anti-Gospel of Spiritual Maturity

July 2, 2010 by  
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This post article is an excerpt from Healing: Hope or Hype? Eloquent Books Copyright 2007.  Dr. Stephen Crosby. www.stevecrosby.org. Maturity—is there a more dangerous Christian concept? The preaching of a Christian maturity message is the #1 opening for legalism in the life of a believer. The tendency is particularly strong in what might be called […]

The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Falsehood

April 13, 2010 by  
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The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Falsehood Parts of this article are excerpted from: Healing, Hope or Hype? The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Falsehood Parts of this article are excerpted from: Healing, Hope or Hype? A little Bible knowledge is like a little nitroglycerin: dangerous when mishandled. There’s a subtle […]

The Sword and Trowel

March 17, 2010 by  
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Realized Christian life expression is often far below its potential. While we’re not saved by our behavior, our behavior has kingdom impact. Few things hinder Christ’s interests in the lives of unbelievers more effectively than the gap between what Christians profess with their words and express with their lives. Our evangelistic efforts can be near […]

If Only…

December 23, 2009 by  
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If Only…by Steven Crosby – Many Christians are careful to observe certain times, places, and rituals of worship, but when the church service is over, they’re like those who profess no regard for Christ. In their manner of life, in the way they spend their time and money, in their cares and worries, fears and […]

The Jealous Love of God

December 18, 2009 by  
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UNDERSTANDING THE JEALOUS LOVE OF GOD – Have you ever wondered about the apparent contradiction between the “vengeful” God of the Old Testament and the gracious, loving Lord of the New Testament? Have you struggled to reconcile God’s holy anger with His boundless love? These are issues that many have wrestled with for ages. God’s […]

A Father to the Fatherless

December 18, 2009 by  
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In 1995, before leaving on a ministry trip to Australia, I read a true story about a seminary student who struck up a conversation with a teenager who had been living on the streets of Melbourne. As the student tried to share the Gospel, the teenager asked pointedly, “What is God like?” What a loaded […]