"Spirituality involves more than the mind, but it never excludes the mind"

The title of this blog essay is a quote from John MacArthur in the New Testament Commentary, First Corinthians. It refers to the verse below.Therefore, one who speaks in a tongue should pray that he may interpret. For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays but my mind is unfruitful. What am I …

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Catholicism: "the most pernicious system of error the world has ever known"; last days church forming quickly before our eyes

INTRODUCTION This is long. Settle in.I have come to a conclusion based on both what the bible says about the last of the last days, and on the evidence I've seen and gathered over the last few years. Though this essay is based on the bible, the conclusion I am coming to is speculation. It …

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Ambrose Bierce on the Silent Christian

Our pastor said that we should not be silent Christians. The next day once again I came across Ambrose Bierce's Devil's Dictionary. His book is a satirical reference book which lampoons hypocrisy in politics, law, religion and culture. I looked up what he had to say on certain religious topics. It has been a few …

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"My Hope America" with Billy Graham, and a look at Graham’s teachings (Part 1/2)

Billy Graham is about to turn 95-years-old. He is often called "the world's most admired man" or "the greatest living American." He is said to have personally presented the Gospel to 215 million people, and to millions more via programs on the web, tv, radio and film."And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed …

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A note about the brethren who live under the shadow of the Catholic Church

Yesterday, Pastor John MacArthur posted an introduction to a new blog series. It is called, A Timely Critique of the Catholic Church.He wrote,"Last week Pope Benedict XVI made the historic and unexpected announcement that he will soon retire ... In the coming days and weeks, you’re likely to find yourself in a variety of conversations …

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