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Did Jesus Really Die as the Substitute for Our Sins?

The doctrine that Jesus paid for our sins on the cross, taking our punishment, has come under increasing attack in recent years. (Matthew Brunton/Flickr/Creative Commons) by Michael Brown Did Jesus really pay for our sins on the cross, taking our punishment for us? Did He really die as an atoning sacrifice on our behalf? In… Read More »

The Great Deception in the American Church

7:00AM EDT 5/19/2014 Bert M. Farias   What’s at the root of the deception in the American church? Consider these statistics of Christianity in America: Eighty-four percent of the inhabitants of this nation say they believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, according to Barna Group, and 45 percent claim to be born-again Christians. Other… Read More »

Come Out of the World

Overcoming Life’s Challenges by God’s Strength by Timothy Jerry livingfaithchurchwi.org (John 16:33 NLT) I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” Wherever we go in today’s world, we find that… Read More »

Keeping the Faith

Joshua 2:7-15 (NKJV) So the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel… 10 When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them… Read More »

The Lord by Wisdom Founded the Earth

 by Timothy Jerry Proverbs 3: 19-20 (NKJV) The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding He established the heavens; By His knowledge the depths were broken up, And clouds drop down the dew. The foundation of the earth, the foundation of the universe, and the foundation of our very existence is owed to the… Read More »

Bowing Before the god of Gay

by Timothy Jerry The Boy Scouts leadership is considering bowing before the mounting financial pressure to change their stance concerning allowing opening gay leadership in their organization. The Scouts won a Supreme Court decision a few years back when they stood firm against this very thing. Now it seems they are having a change of… Read More »

The High Cost of Immorality

by Timothy Jerry Proverbs 14:34 (NLT) Godliness makes a nation great, but sin is a disgrace to any people. The demise of nearly every nation throughout history has come about due to moral rot of one sort or another. Whenever immorality is allowed to prevail in any society it will mark the eventual collapse of… Read More »

Taking Discipleship Seriously

Following Christ exacts a price that for the most part the church in the United States has refused to fully embrace. Throughout the ministry of Jesus, He clearly declared that those who would be His disciples must be willing to surrender all. With Jesus it is all or nothing at all. We have created a… Read More »

The Truth is Out There

There is an old saying that goes, “Tell a lie long enough and people will begin to believe it to be the truth.” In case you haven’t noticed, the wordsmiths of our modern culture are doing an outstanding job of making this a reality in our nation. Today Americans are becoming increasingly indoctrinated with the… Read More »

Leadership From a Kingdom Perspective

by Timothy Jerry Gaining a kingdom perspective of leadership: Leadership in the kingdom of God’s is not the pursuit of fame, power, glory or the praise of man. This may be the concept of leadership from a secular view point, but it is far from what we are to seek after as people of God.