Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Should Christians celebrate Christmas?”


  The debate about whether or not Christians should celebrate Christmas has been raging for centuries. There are equally sincere and committed Christians on both sides of the issue, each with multiple reasons why or why not Christmas should be … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about the death penalty / capital punishment?”


The Old Testament law commanded the death penalty for various acts: murder (Exodus 21:12), kidnapping (Exodus 21:16), bestiality (Exodus 22:19), adultery (Leviticus 20:10), homosexuality (Leviticus 20:13), being a false prophet (Deuteronomy 13:5), prostitution and rape (Deuteronomy 22:34), and several other … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Chauffeur”


The Chauffeur The Pope just finished a tour of the East Coast and was taking a limousine to the airport. Since he’d never driven a limo, he asked the chauffeur if he could drive for a while. The reluctant chauffeur … Continue reading

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“What is the gospel of Judas?”


Sometime in the 1970s, in a cave in Egypt, a copy of the “gospel of Judas” was discovered. The circumstances of the discovery have been described as shady, with those who possessed the copy asking for exorbitant amounts of money … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Amish Boy and His Father”


The Amish Boy and His Father An Amish boy and his father were visiting a mall. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny, silver walls that could move apart and back together again. The … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about a Christian staying single?”


 The question of a Christian staying single and what the Bible says about believers never marrying is often misunderstood. Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians  7:7-8: “I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Cleaning Lady”


The Cleaning Woman There was a little old cleaning woman that went to the local church. When the invitation was given at the end of the service, she went forward wanting to become a member. The pastor listened as she … Continue reading

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“Women pastors / preachers? What does the Bible say about women in ministry?”


There is perhaps no more hotly debated issue in the church today than the issue of women serving as pastors/preachers. As a result, it is very important to not see this issue as men versus women. There are women who … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Jesus Saves”


The Computer Contest One day Jesus and Satan were arguing about who had the greatest computer skills. They argued and argued. When they had drawn a crowd of onlookers and were still going at it hot and heavy, the angels– … Continue reading

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“What are the five points of Calvinism?”


The five points of Calvinism can be summarized by the acronym TULIP. T stands for total depravity, U for unconditional election, L for limited atonement, I for irresistible grace, and P for perseverance of the saints. Here are the definitions … Continue reading

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