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Daily Archives: January 9th, 2012

Dear Nora: A Response to Questions about 1 Peter 3

The following is a reply I wrote to a lady we’ll call Nora, who asked an excellent question about the meaning of 1 Peter 3:1-7 in light of Abraham’s encounter with Pharaoh when he instructed Sarah to say she was his sister. Oh, by the way, Sarah was Abraham’s half-sister as she was the daughter of …

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Sermon Link: Sin of Abuse Exposed by the Light of Christ

The nature of sin and in particular the deceptiveness of sin operates behind the scenes, in the darkness, undetected – just as the Bible warns us. How often have we read a news report of some person who just “went off” and committed some horrendous crime? Everything appears well in this family in a typical …

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The Abuser and Satan’s Devices

Sin is darkness. Evil craves and thrives upon secrecy and hiddeness. The wicked man exerts great energy and elaborate devices to make sure most people only see his mask. from  The Abuser and Satan’s Devices by Pastor Jeff Crippen. (sermon link)

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The Root of Abuse

One of the most common ways that a Christian is persecuted today is in the scenario of a Christian who is married to a non-Christian.  Very often the unsaved spouse, the abuser, parades himself or herself as an eminent Christian, but is really only a Saul.  And at the root of the abuse is a …

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