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Baptizing Little Children?

By Paul Smithson Why do some denominations baptize little children, even babies? Is doing so scriptural? The practice of infant baptism stems from the false idea that children are born in sin. With this same idea of inherited sin, some baptize little children after they have...
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The Spiritual Nature Of The Church

By Paul Smithson   It seems that many people have lost sight what the nature of the Lord’s church is. Most have turned the Lord’s church into something more social than spiritual. The result is that though people are involved in and enjoying the social activities...
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Appointments You’ll Keep

By Paul Smithson Appointments, there are some we can make or break. There are, however, two appointments that each and every one of us will keep; for these appointments have been set by the Lord. “…It is appointed for men to die once and after this comes...
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Beginning Again

By Paul Smithson Ever wish you could start all over? God through Christ has provided a means for us to have forgiveness and start all over with a clean slate. The ancient Greeks had a word that expressed the idea of starting over, “Palingenesia”–  palin (again), genesis...
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Astrology, Psychics, and the Bible

By Paul Smithson Astrological and psychic predictions are occult practices, for occults are defined as, “various arts and practices pertaining to things beyond human understanding, mysterious, things not disclosed, secret.” Astrologers profess to foretell the future...
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Abortion, Sin, and our Nation

By Paul Smithson In this country we have programs for saving whales, owls, wolves, eagles, etc.  Those who are caught shooting or trapping these animals will be locked up or fined. Yet, in our country it is legal to kill an innocent baby in the womb.  In fact, the U.S. Senate...
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Biblical Predestination

By Paul Smithson The Scriptures teach that God, with His eternal wisdom and foreknowledge, has predestined (i.e. predetermined or foreordained) certain things about the salvation of man. But what has He predestined? Some teach that God’s predetermination concerning...
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Should Christians Observe The Jewish Passover?

By Paul Smithson The Jewish Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan, which typically falls in our March or April.  God commanded the Jews to celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation He provided from Egyptian slavery and their freedom as a nation...
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Peace Of Mind: Do you have it?

By Paul Smithson “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philip....
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Walking In The Dark?

No one I know likes walking around in the dark.  We’ve all done it. We enter a dark room and fail to turn the light on and then  stub our toe or run into the door facing.  The consequences are usually not too bad,  a sore foot or a bump on the head.  But the consequences...
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Evidence of Salvation: Fact or Feeling?

By Paul Smithson If you were in a court of law trying to prove you have salvation, what evidence could you present to prove your case? Peter tells us, “But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an...
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Through The Eye Of A Needle

By Paul Smithson A wealthy young man ran up to Jesus and asked the greatest question anyone can ask, “What must I do to obtain eternal life?” (Mk. 10:17-27). Jesus in reply pointed out the necessity of obedience to God’s commands saying, “You know the...
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