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The Truth in the Earliest, New Testament, Christian Creeds Inspired by God

The Truth in the Earliest, New Testament, Christian Creeds Inspired by God

Growing up Catholic, I memorized the Christian Creed, AKA the Apostles or Nicene Creed. It was part of the Catechism. Later, at the Protestant Church, the Nicene Creed was recited as a statement of faith. This Creed was composed by men in 325 AD because Emperor Constantine wanted to have a specific doctrine stating what …

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Invitied to the wedding feast of the Lamb

Have You Rejected Your Invite to the Wedding Feast of Jesus?

Who doesn’t like a wedding feast? It’s a happy and joyous occasion! It’s the celebration of the union of two people who love each other and want to spend the rest of their lives together. The Galilean wedding feast is key to understanding the Rapture and Heaven. Why? Let’s dig in… You’re Invited to a …

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judgment seat of Christ

What Happens When Every Person Stands Before Jesus at the Judgment Seat?

Last week I talked about the Rewards and Crowns that born-again believers will receive in Heaven. Now, the question is, WHEN will this happen? Plus, did you know the Bible says that EVERYONE will stand before the Judgment Seat of Christ? There are actually 4 judgments in the New Testament. However, to really understand the …

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The Stoning of St. Stephen the 1st Christian Martyr

Day of the Christian Martyr: Help us, Lord, to be Bold like Them!

The Day of the Christian Martyr is celebrated every June 29th, which marks the martyrdom of the Apostle Paul. However, Paul wasn’t the first martyr. Yet, he was present at the stoning of the first one, Stephen. Stephen wasn’t one of Jesus’ first 12 disciples. Nevertheless, He was zealous — passionate — about spreading the …

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Christian adult baptism

Why is Baptism Important for Being a True Christian? What’s the Truth?

Yesterday we talked about the Holy Spirit, our free gift from God, given to the disciples on Pentecost. Next in the Book of Acts is the birth and quick growth of the church. One thing that stands out is BAPTISM. The New Testament writers clearly explain why new, born again believers need to be baptized. …

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit, Church

Pentecost: The Fantastic Gift of the Holy Spirit Arrived and Changed the World

It happened 50 days after Jesus was crucified — Pentecost (meaning 50 in Greek). It’s when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit into the hearts of His disciples. What is the significance for us today? Why is the Holy Spirit a key factor to being a born again Christian? What really happened that morning in Jerusalem? …

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King David commits sinful acts, the people suffer

1 Chronicles 21-22: The Sinful Actions of a Leader Affect the People

Have you ever wondered if God is judging us because of the sinful actions of our leaders? In today’s chapters, we see how the sinful actions of King David trickle down to the people who end up suffering. However, our God shows mercy and lays plans for a future king including Jesus. Let’s dig in… …

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God's Powerful Promise to Israel

1 Chronicles 17: God tells David He’s Not the One, but Gives a Powerful Promise

What would you do if God told you, “Nope. You are not to do that,” after you presented a great idea? Would you be mad? Would you be disappointed? David was neither. He was grateful, hopeful even joyful. Why? God gave him a powerful promise. What can we learn from this? Let’s dig in… 1 …

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