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“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Ten times in the Bible individuals or God’s people collectively are told to “fear not.” That...

God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. • 2 Timothy 1:7 Terrorism has become a fixture of the Modern World. Terrorists use it as a means to some political or religious end. Governments respond to it with policies...

In John 10:10 Jesus said, “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” This is a good promise to ponder as we celebrate Christmas. Jesus came that we could have life. And however much life we’ve received from Him, there’s more to be...

The State of California recently passed into law what is known as “Physician-assisted suicide.” That is, doctors will no longer be charged with a crime for assisting those who want to end their lives by suicide. The California State legislature passed the bill and it went to the governor’s desk...

It’s Friday, October 2, 2015. There was another school shooting yesterday. Again it’s on a college campus. Seems like a lot of these tragedies play out at our schools. But, you know how it is; sometimes the media distorts reality and we’re left with an inaccurate impression. So I decided...

Blog Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 WATCH: Boehner Resigns In Matthew 24:42–44, after speaking of the end times and the signs which herald His return, Jesus told His followers, “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming. . . . Therefore you also be ready, for the...

Blog Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 WATCH: The Pope’s Visit to the USA In Matthew 24:42–44, after speaking of the end times and the signs which herald His return, Jesus told His followers, “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming. . . . Therefore you also...

I’m a Christian, not a Conservative. Let me explain. As it stands today, the label “Conservative” is primarily an ideological descriptor for a political position that stands in contrast to “Liberal.” Such Conservatives do what their label suggests; they seek to conserve the positions and values of the past. They give tradition...

Should a Christian attend a same-sex wedding? While the answer to this comes down to a simple “yes” or “no”, arriving there is fraught with complexity. It requires we attempt to think Biblically, rather than emotionally. Which is not to say emotions won’t come in to play; they will. But our...

What follows is a brief (sort of) review of Daniel 9 as it relates to Luke 19 and the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. This is a follow-up to Pastor Lance’s message given on Sunday, March 29, 2015.   In Daniel 9:25, the angel Gabriel tells the prophet,...