Another good reason to develop discernment

By Elizabeth Prata We've been commissioned by Jesus to share His Gospel with everybody and make disciples with those who convert. (Matthew 28:16-20). And we do. But... There are some people, especially those close to us, who refuse to hear it, but we keep trying, for the sake of their eternal souls. On the other …

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Prata Potpourri: Parenting, Discernment book review, Prioritizing family, Songs of Lament, more

Hello and welcome to another edition of Prata Potpourri. I've found some interesting links and tossed them into the mix for your consideration. The week ended on a good note for me. To be honest it started on a good note, so all in all it was a good week! I hope it was for …

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More reviews on ‘Girl, Wash Your Face’

By Elizabeth Prata The week that was. I'd reviewed a popular book called "Girl, Wash Your Face" last week. It is an extremely popular book, sold as a How/To and published by an allegedly Christian writer, Rachel Hollis. Speak to doctrinal or biblical living expectations, and the hits are low. Speak against a hugely popular "Christian celebrity" …

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Girl, Wash Your Face (Book Review)

By Elizabeth Prata 1. HOW (CHRISTIAN-ISH) PEOPLE GET FAMOUS It's no longer just movies or television that launches the latest It Girl celebrity. It's social media. A person who starts a blog, web page, Instagram, Twitter or myriad other social media platforms, if they hit the right note, the right moment, and persevere with quantity …

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Hate Week Essay #5: Jesus said to hate our family? Can this be true?

If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. (Luke 14:26). This seem harsh. This seems contradictory to the God of Love that we know Jesus to be. So what can …

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Bible Reading Plan thoughts: Eliphaz claimed to have been given a word

Our Bible Reading today brings us to Job 3-4. The speeches have begun. Job's friend Eliphaz reproves Job for insisting on his innocence. To bolster his argument, Eliphaz claims to have had a vision or dream coincidentally on just this topic, coincidentally just recently. (Job 4:12-16). In relating this information, the words Eliphaz chooses to …

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A year end thank you for all that Grace To You has done for me

A letter I wrote to GTY regarding thanks for the radio ministry. The ministry means SO MUCH to me. Dear Grace To You, I want to take a moment to share how God used John's radio broadcast in my spiritual life. I was saved at age 44. Before salvation, I spent my life as all …

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