Dealing with In-Laws, family, personal apostasy/backsliding, dealing with mockers

A variety of links for you to enjoy while I sit here achy and grumpy on day 3 of aches and fever and probably flu.Aimee Byrd "The Housewife Theologian" writes a thoughtful essay about Revelation's letter to the Church at Thyatira and the danger to a church of tolerating even one person's false doctrines. "I …

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Pope’s powers have expanded to forgive abortions. Sweet!

SourceDid you know that priests in the Catholic Church are called alter Christus? It means another Christ. They have been granted certain powers by the church to forgive sin. This is called "absolution." According to the Catholic Encycolopedia,Absolution is the remission of sin, or of the punishment due to sin, granted by the Church. (For …

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"He went to Jared": Evangelicals going to Rome

Jared engagement ringsThere is a television commercial that we are "treated" to every year around Christmas time. Jared Jewelry Galleria wants to present itself as an upscale jewelry store, the only place that you should consider buying your fine jewelry, especially diamond engagement rings. They want you to know that they consider themselves the be-all, …

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Why the Crusades & Inquisition don’t belong in a discussion of Christianity

And why it doesn't matter what Obama said...The Battle of Ager Sanguinis, medieval miniatureOn February 5, 2015 Obama gave an address at the National Prayer Breakfast. He said of people who seek to "hijack religious for their own murderous ends", "Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other …

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James White: "Rick Warren’s Capitulation to Rome"

Alpha and Omega Ministries: November 30, 2014Video Response to Rick Warren’s Capitulation to RomeBy James White[Ed. Note: White has since put up a part 2 and it can be viewed here. It is excellent!)As synopsized on the Youtube channel, it states of the 12-minute video,Rick Warren has been used in a Roman Catholic promotional video …

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7 Questions God Asks, Losing Kirk Cameron trying Save Christmas, Doctrine, Mark Driscoll resigns, Hillsong & Vatican on gays

Here are some dribs and drabs for you. Links, news, and thoughts. Sermon Series: Alistair Begg:  Seven Questions God AsksMany of us are familiar with the questions that individuals regularly bring to God. Yet how many of us are aware of the questions that God brings to individuals? In this series, Alistair Begg examines seven …

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ISIS threatens to conquer Rome and break the Vatican’s crosses

ISIS, also known as Islamic State, publishes a glossy, slick magazine each month called Dabiq. It is propaganda, of course, but it is a nice production. In this month's issue, the Islamic State threatened to conquer Rome and break the Vatican's crosses.The Clarion Project explains the magazine's name:Dabiq is a place in Syria that is …

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