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Christ Almighty! · 1d ago

Christians in private, but reprobate in public.

It’s not that rare a phenomenon. Whenever people claim to be Christian, but it’s kinda obvious they’re following the Christian crowd instead of Jesus—or at least sucking up to the Christian ...
Christ Almighty! · 4d ago

Quit the excuses and resist temptation.

’Cause some Christians are nothing but excuses. James 1.12-15 The letter of James moves from suffering to the related subject of temptation—’cause when we’re suffering, or even threatened wi...
Christ Almighty! · 5d ago

Sometimes prophecy encourages. Sometimes not.

Too often, wannabe prophets insist prophecy and encouragement are one and the same. They’re not. When Christians teach about prophecy, one of the more popular verses we throw around is this ...
Christ Almighty! · 5d ago

God, Job, and the cost of unexamined theodicy.

Because some really bad stuff happened to Job. Since we’re gonna talk theodicy, it’d be all kinds of stupid to not begin with Job. Worse, to ignore it… as so often happens. The entire book, ...
Christ Almighty! · 5d ago

How to pray the Lord’s Prayer.

Don’t know why you’re not practicing prayer with it. When Jesus’s students wanted to learn to pray, he taught them what we call the Lord’s Prayer. Wanna know how to pray? Here ya go: Practic...
Christ Almighty! · 5d ago

Valentine’s Day acrostics.

Like I’ve said before: If I grow tired of it, I start mocking it. Probably the first time I saw one of those John 3.16 Valentine acrostics was back in 2012. It’s where somebody took all the ...
Christ Almighty! · 1W ago

Point to your humility. Not your wealth.

When persecution comes, only one of these things will help you out. James 1.9-11 Americans like to believe we’re all equal; that we don’t have classes. We do so. Wealthy people don’t associa...
Christ Almighty! · 1W ago

The second coming of Christ Jesus.

Yes, he’s coming back. Acts 1.1-11 KWL1 Theófilos: In the first work I made about everything Jesus began to do and teach,2 giving commands to his chosen apostles through the Holy Spirit, til...
Christ Almighty! · 1W ago

Baalism: The icky religions we find in ancient Israel.

Why’d the Hebrews keep falling into Baalism? They did it for the nooky. Baal /bɑ'ʕɑl, commonly mispronounced 'beɪ.(ə)l/ n. The title of various middle eastern gods.2. Lord, master, sir, husb...
Christ Almighty! · 1W ago

Can we really ask God for anything?

Does God put any limits on our prayer requests? Well duh. Matthew 7.7-11 • Luke 11.9-13 • John 14.13-14, 15.7, 16.24 These passages are found in the middle of Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount, in...