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April 19, 2015

The fact that many have come up with alternative "grace" viewpoints on 1 John 1:9 demands how out-of-whack the current religious legal interpretations are with the rest of what John and Paul had written ... Read more


April 18, 2015

"And this is eternal life: that you may know God." John 17:3. But there is no room in the institution for this because it would put those in the clergy out of a job ... Read more


April 17, 2015

I think one of the most wonderful testimonies of the miraculous is to discover that we do, in fact, believe ... despite all our attempts to do otherwise. ... Read more


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  • Why can't the Bible be user-friendly? > Question-Answer > bible
    Why cant we just walk up to the bible and be innocent, simple, and accept it with the connotation we read? Why do we so easily get off onto the "old thinkin" so easily? Was it meant to be?Sorry just venting...you know me always venting....this obviously doesn't seem user friendly to me! Help.... Read more
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