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Do we care about having our sins forgiven?
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During a time of his ministry where Jesus was actively healing lots of people, a paralytic was brought in. Of course, the expectation is that Jesus will heal the man and he will walk again. But what Jesus says catches … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough to Talk to God
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Have you ever felt like you couldn’t pray or help someone out spiritually because you’re not living as spiritually as you think you should? I recently overheard a conversation where one person confessed that he doesn’t pray anymore because He … Continue reading

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My Apology to you, lessons from Jonah
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Over the past several months God has put a lot of messages on my heart to write about and share on ETM. But sadly, I have been too busy or distracted to write them. I mean, it’s not really a big … Continue reading

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Would we do more, if following Jesus wasn’t so easy?
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This morning while reading the Bible I came across the story of Naaman, a commander of an army who also had leprosy.  He does what any of us would probably do when facing such a severe disease, he turned to … Continue reading

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What is Spiritual Warfare?
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Machew is a guest writer to ETM, and as such the views expressed in this article may not be the views of ETM and its staff. It is incredibly important for the church as a whole to understand spiritual warfare.  … Continue reading

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Why Should a Christian Read the Bible?
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This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series How To Read The Bible

Reading the Bible has been called a ‘means of grace.’ For the Christian, it is both a privilege and duty. When people focus on the duty but misapprehend the privilege, discouragement is swift to follow.  Why do you read the … Continue reading

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Think like a Calvinist, live like an Arminian
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Leonard Ravenhill, one of my favorite pastors, had a saying he would quote often: “think like a Calvinist, live like an Armenian.” I told this quote to a Calvinist friend of mine the other day who replied saying “If I felt … Continue reading

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Living Rich with God’s money
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In my previous article I addressed some questions that come up when talking about money and saving and what God has shown me about each question. In this article I will briefly explain how I am being led with my … Continue reading

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Radical book review
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Radical: Taking back your faith from the American Dream Radical is one of the toughest, most challenging books I have read in a long time. The book is fairly short, only about 200 pages, but in those pages you will … Continue reading

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Easter: Getting back to the basics
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Today will no doubt be a busy day for most people.  You have clothes to get ready, get to church on time, find the eggs with the kids, easter baskets to pick through for favorite candies, and a big family … Continue reading

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