The Gospel According to Acts: God Raised Jesus

I was reading through the Book of Acts recently, and I noticed that the message preached by the Apostles and various Disciples was primarily the Resurrection – that Jesus, who was crucified, has been raised from the dead by the power of God. A lot of people talk about not “sugarcoating” the Gospel, by which …

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Why is There So Little Persecution in the United States of America?

First of all, I don't believe there is 'so little persecution in the United States of America'. The first reason known to me, and the one still primary in my thoughts, is this one: Jesus told us the world would persecute us. America is part of the world – not meaning the wholesome and very …

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Grace, Seasoned with Salt, and Evangelism

“Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to respond to each person appropriately.” Each human being whose form we see, whose voice we hear, or with whom our lives otherwise touch, is a unique person, created by the Holy Trinity in the image of God. They …

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The Reason: The Love of Jesus (It’s Not About Hell)

The Love of God is so good and the worthiness of Jesus is so great that no other motivation is required, or even desired, to come to Jesus or to tell others about Him. No treasure compares to the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ. No happiness compares to the joy of knowing Jesus. …

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