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Reason #14: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to God without Delay

Many years ago, my wife's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.  At that time, there wasn't necessarily the urgency around those things as there is now.  She was told to wait, come back in six months and reevaluate.  I'm not... Continue Reading →

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Reason #13: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to God without Delay

What if you did something today that jeopardized tomorrow?  Would you do it? "Maybe"?  Americans are masterful at cost-benefit analysis and so surely there are some among us who would judge today's benefit to be worth tomorrow's jeopardy.  In small... Continue Reading →

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Reason #12: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to God without Delay

I live in a growing Southern city.  I don't know when the South was given its nickname, "The Bible Belt" but I think that I live in its buckle.  In fact, in the (online) Yellow Pages for my city, there... Continue Reading →

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Reason #11: Why Sinners Ought to turn to God Without Delay

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks."  We've all heard that and none of us with any age believes it.  It's a rabble-rousing adage the young toss around to each other to confirm themselves in their youthful ignorance...Or is... Continue Reading →

Reason #10: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to Jesus Christ without Delay

Callouses on your soul. If anyone works in the yard for an hour or two and then washing his hands knows: the constant working reveals a hardening of the skin at the base of the fingers.  Throw in some time... Continue Reading →

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Reason #9: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to God without Delay

What is the cumulative effect of procrastination?  Apathy?  Antipathy?  I think the latter.  Baxter's comment today has to do with what happens when a person refuses to forsake his sin today believing that there's more time tomorrow. The longer you... Continue Reading →

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Gordon College: (Cautious) Example of How NOT to Cave-in

Mainstream media, Christian and secular, usually favorably represents the church's toe-dipping into social and ethical areas that are without precedent.  Those media outlets typically find and mainstream examples of people, churches and organizations that find more "progressive" views and practices... Continue Reading →

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Reason #8 Why a Sinner Ought to Turn to God without Delay

I think one of humanity's biggest gifts and biggest burdens is our ability to manufacture expectations.  I've never met a person who didn't have them.  All the trouble that I've caused I've done in the service of my expectations.  We... Continue Reading →

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Reason #7: Why a Sinner ought to Turn to God without Delay

Feel the Heat.  Ever wondered where that phrase came from: "feel the heat"?  This is one of several we have in English that capture the same sentiment.  What about "hot as hell" or "snowball's chance in hell"?  Like "feel the... Continue Reading →

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