The Importance of Right Motives

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By Greg Laurie “And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.” —Luke 14:27 Jesus was becoming very popular in His ministry—maybe too much so. People followed Him in great numbers. The crowds swelled on a daily basis. But Jesus looked at these people and, being God, knew their motives. He recognized that most of them were not interested in spiritual things at all. They wanted to be dazzled by a …

No Threat to the Enemy

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By Greg Laurie “Therefore He says: ‘Awake, you who sleep, arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.’ “—Ephesians 5:14 The Bible tells the story of Samson, who had incredible potential that was largely wasted. His extraordinary physical strength was given to him as a gift from God. He also had the Lord’s blessing on his life. Samson could have been one of the greatest leaders in the history of Israel, but instead his …

It’s Time to Toughen Up

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By Greg Laurie “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” —1 Peter 5:8 Jesus told a parable about a sower who scattered some seed, some of which “fell by the wayside; and it was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it” (Luke 8:5). Jesus then explained, “The seed is the word of God. Those by the wayside are the ones …

Can One Be Good Without God?

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By Don Boys, Ph.D. http://donboys.cstnews.com/can-one-be-good-without-god Atheists have always resented Christians binding goodness to God although we insist that there is a necessary connection. In fact, atheists adamantly insist that they are as decent, kind, good, and altruistic as Christians are. I don’t believe that for a minute. Some atheists may be fairly good people, but generally, one cannot be good without God! While anyone may choose to be kind, decent, and gracious, there is no compelling reason …

The Worldview of Satan

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By Linda Kimball The idea that man can become God was first whispered in Eve’s ear by Satan, the father of the occult worldview, that is, the evolving universe of matter and energy.  In condensed form it began when the Devil lied to mankind’s first parents, saying “You will surely not die,” “Your eyes will be opened,” and “You will be like God,” “knowing good and evil.” (Gen. 3:4,5) Respectively, these lies suggest that man will live …

Confronting the Oppressors!

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By Bradlee Dean “Never take counsel from your fears.”-Stonewall Jackson On a daily basis, Americans are being inundated with oppression through a corrupt system of not only the media, but also corrupt politicians as well. 80 house members have been reported as communists. Through it all, we see such unlawful and unconstitutional organizations like that of the American Civil Liberties Union, The Southern Poverty Law Center , Planned Parenthood, Homosexual organizations and bureaucracies such as …

Drafted into His Service

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By Greg Laurie “For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.” —Ephesians 6:12 During the time the United States was involved in the Vietnam War, I became eligible for the draft. There were a lot of young men in the same boat that I was, and I can tell you that we …

Make a Choice

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By Greg Laurie “And Elijah came to all the people, and said, “How long will you falter between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.” But the people answered him not a word.” —1 Kings 18:21 When I chose to follow Christ, I decided it was all or nothing. I wasn’t raised in the church; I pretty much did what I wanted for the first 17 years of my life. …