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Tales of Terror…from the Bible

DES MOINES (AP) — Don’t expect to hear these Bible stories at church.   Cannibalism, rape, a bear that mauls children — this is the Bible?   They’re among six stories from the Old Testament acted out in “Terror Texts,” … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Taking Stock

The financial markets are free falling. This reminds us of what is stated on our dollar bills: In God We Trust.   Podcast version here   Psalm 98:2 The LORD has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Shaky Ground

Religulous the movie paints a picture of Christians being weak minded and simple. Bible stories often excite us as children, but when we become adults we realize that there’s more to the story than meets the eye. The wise man … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Faithfulness

It’s only through God’s faithfulness to His Word, that we can ever be restored to His favor and love.   Podcast version here   1 Corinthians 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with His Son Jesus Christ our … Continue reading

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4 Minute devotions: Dough Boy

Christ’s parable of the woman putting yeast in the dough reminds me of my mother patiently baking steak pies when I was a boy. God has fully prepared our salvation. Are we ready to take that opportunity? Podcast version here   … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Fringes

Calvin called them the ‘attestations of God’s wisdom.’ He was referring to the wonders of nature and creation all around us, which lead us to having faith in a benevolent Creator. Whether it’s the majesty of magnificent mountains, the crashing … Continue reading

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Muslim Cleric Says Christian Women Should Wear Veils

Outspoken Muslim cleric Taj al-Din al-Hilali has claimed that the Bible “mandates” the wearing of the veil by Christian women.   Writing in a new book, Sheik Hilali, who lost his job as mufti of Australia after comparing scantily clad … Continue reading

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