The idol of emotionalism

To the women who claim to have cuddled with Jesus, heard His whisper, sat on His lap, felt His 'caress', had their fondest dreams validated, (and I'm speaking of Beth Moore, Ann Voskamp, Kim Walker Smith, Joanna Gaines, and all the rest), hark to this paraphrase from Revelation 1:12 by John MacArthur,He [John] turns when …

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"…With all your strength,…all your soul…"

And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your …

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True love isn’t candy or flowers or valentines

Valentine's Day is a made-up holiday so greeting card, candy, and flower companies can get money. EPrata photoOne famous quote from Billie Holiday says“Love is like a faucet, it turns off and on.” The world does not know love. It expresses kindness and sensitivity and something approximating love, but without Christ, we don't know what love …

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When love includes hate

I had a Twitter interaction this week. With an opening like that, you know how the rest of this is going to go.There are Christians on Twitter who tweet verses about God's love. This is fine and great. I do that too! But there is an overemphasis in social media on God's love, and rarely …

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An Eloquent Six-Year-Old Gives Her Mother a Meaningful Lesson About Staying Friends After Divorce

From the Laughing Squid.The Bible talks about having the faith of a child.He called a little child and had him stand among them. And he said: "I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is …

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