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True Fear of God

A few summers ago, we took a family vacation to Toronto. We'd never been there, and we didn't know what to see, but all the guidebooks said, "You have ...

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How to Live in Fear of God

To live in fear of God means that we live before God and the rest of reality in such a way that there is never contempt within us. We take nothing for ...

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Ian McKellen Desecrates Bible

Actor Sir Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in the winter blockbuster Lord of the Rings, confesses,"Whenever I stay at a hotel, I always check ...

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Insincere Apologies

Have you ever received an apology that seemed insincere? The following are some very public examples:

"It has come to the editor's attention that the Herald-Ledger ...

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"Meet the Parents": Finding the Words to Pray

Meet the Parents is a movie about a man's first visit to the home of his fiancée's parents. In this scene, Greg (played by Ben Stiller) demonstrates ...

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Only God Is Great

In 1717, King Louis XIV of France died. Preferring to be called "Louis the Great," he was the monarch who declared, "I am the State!" His court was the ...

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"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation": Awkward Prayer

In the comedy Christmas Vacation, Chevy Chase plays the part of the goofy dad, Clark Griswald. In this scene, Clark and his extended family are gathered ...

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Guilt Exchange

Western culture has made a fundamental change in its religious base. We have exchanged that One who said, "I am the Truth" (John 14:6) for the ...

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Flippancy Is No Joke

Flippancy is the best [kind of joke] of all. In the first place it is very economical. Only a clever human can make a real joke about virtue, or indeed ...

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