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August 31, 2015

Never forget, the heart that cries out to the Father is heard by the Father no matter who else is listening! ... Read more


August 30, 2015

I remember when I first began to shed the illusion that eternal life was an endless supply of years... ... Read more


August 29, 2015

Why do we think that living in the world makes it hard to believe the truth of Christ? ... Read more


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  • How far to go in the freedom side? > Question-Answer > behavior
    This question is in reference to the Q... Read more
    (Posted: Jun 10, 2003 / Updated: Aug 14, 2015 - 8:28 am)

  • Weddings > Question-Answer > church
    I have a wedding to go to tomorrow and it brought up questions in my mind that I had had some time ago and so thought I would ask it now since it came up again. I have heard from different sources that our wedding rituals are really pagan in nature. Since I wouldn't put anyone under law that... Read more
    (Posted: Jun 21, 2003 / Updated: Aug 14, 2015 - 7:49 am)

  • Regarding Addiction > Question-Answer > behavior
    For 6 months I have been free from substances, specifically cigarettes... Read more
    (Posted: Jun 20, 2004 / Updated: Jul 28, 2015 - 8:38 am)

  • How to strive as Paul did? > Question-Answer > christian life
    Paul said that he labored and strove according to His power which mightily worked in him to admonish and teach in order to present every man complete in Christ. I want to do the same. But how? Does there not need to be active effort? If you had not put forth much effort in your writing and... Read more
    (Posted: Nov 9, 2004 / Updated: Jul 27, 2015 - 12:26 pm)

  • What about fasting? > Question-Answer > duty
    Fasting. What is it for? Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your... Read more
    (Posted: Feb 13, 2005 / Updated: Jul 25, 2015 - 9:31 am)