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Because of two recent posts on wrongly applying biblical promises to ourselves (Jeremiah 29:11 and Exodus 14:14), we’ve been receiving questions about how to determine which promises do apply to us.
The Bible uses the metaphor of standing (1 Cor. 16:13, 2 Cor. 1:24, Eph. 6:11-13, 2 Thess. 2:15), but I think sometimes the way to stand firm today might literally be to stand. Not to shout, not even to interrupt, but to quietly register our calm yet definite disagreement.
Should God’s people be worried about the ills of this world and how to fix them? Or do our affections and energies belong elsewhere?
Many said it was coming, in Massachusetts it is now here. “But here’s the kicker. The new policy even requires churches to acknowledge and affirm transgender identities in events that are open to the public. The guidelines say this:”
There are, however, three vital questions to ask ourselves about our worship services.
In response to Glassman, I argue that Republicans should not vote for Mrs. Clinton. I write as a conservative evangelical Republican who has always voted for the Republican nominee for president, but who thinks we should consider voting third-party or writing in a candidate. The 2016 election is not a matter of simple math and Americans should be more concerned about saving the nation than they are saving the Republican Party.
If you have ever wondered, here they are.