How many will die in the Tribulation?

If you watched Monty Python's Holy Grail movie then you'll remember the scenes of the plague where the corpse gatherer shouts "Bring out your dead!" (I watched Monty Python in the 70s way before I was saved, don't judge me).The London plague of 1665 is synopsized in the UK National Archives this way:This was the …

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"My failure to provide for my children is intentional" & My father’s ashes

I received an email stating that "sometime next week," they were going to spread my father's ashes. If I wanted to go, my aunt, my dad's new wife, and my brother were probably going to be there. I sent back a reply, saying I had no plans to attend, but out of curiosity since my …

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What happens to babies who die?

Sinclair Ferguson on a difficult doctrine: Total Depravity in ChildrenElisha Raises the Shunammite woman's Son: Frederic LeightonLittle Innocents? The total depravity of our children is a faith-doctrine, a biblical insight. Our natural instinct is to think of new-born children as moral and spiritual tabulae rasae, clean sheets on which to write a successful life. Admittedly …

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Of bucket lists, fear of death, and eternal perspectives

Example of a bucket listI read Tim Challies' link to Randy Alcorn's piece on 'bucket lists'. Alcorn, whose niche field of study is heaven and whose ministry is named Eternal Perspective Ministries wrote an essay recently titled "You don't need a bucket list". It is sooo true, having an eternal perspective changes everything.Bucket list is …

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