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Faith Saves

"Trust wholly in Christ; rely altogether on His sufferings; beware of seeking to be justified in any other way than by His righteousness. Faith in ...


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Wycliffe on Absolution

There is no greater heresy for a man than to believe that he is absolved from sin if he gives money, or because a priest lays his hand on his head and ...


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Heaven Goes by Favor

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out, and your dog would go in.


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Air Purifiers Can Pollute Houses

In May of 2006, the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association published a study conducted by the National Science Foundation on the side effects ...


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World's Largest Donation Viewed as Path to Heaven

In June of 2006, Warren Buffet, the world's second-richest man at the time, announced that he would donate 85 percent of his $44 billion fortune to five ...


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Grace and Works on a Train Ride

The difference between righteousness by works and righteousness by grace is illustrated by a ride on a commuter train.

A train rumbles into the station ...


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How NFL Rookies Make the Team

The 2010 website of the Chicago Bears football team presented a series of videos that followed the team's rookies from their first arrival at training ...


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The Choice: Christ's Righteousness or Our Own

My four-year-old, first-born daughter is—in typical first-born fashion—an agonizer. She agonizes over decisions, weighing her options, sometimes ...


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Billboard Asks “Are You Good Without God?”

In 2009, a new billboard in downtown Chicago got everyone's attention, stirring some controversy. In big letters it asked: "Are you good without God? ...


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Self-Medicating the Pain of Perfectionism

In an article in The Atlantic, Ann Dowsett Johnston writes honestly about what she calls "the tyrannical myth of perfection." Here's how one of Johnston's ...


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