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The Father’s Love for You: Movie “MOST” Based on a True Story

how-deep-the-fathers-love-for-usJohn Griffith had lost all he had in the stock market crash. He moved to Mississippi where he took a job as bridge operator for a railroad company. In 1937 he was involved in a horrible accident.

One day his 8 year-old son, Greg, spent the day with his Dad at work. The boy was fishing next to the office so his Dad could both work and keep an eye on his son.

The bridge was over a river and whenever a ship came John had to open the bridge to allow the ships to pass. The day the boy was there with his father a ship was coming so John opened up the drawbridge.

After a moment or two he realized his son wasn’t at his fishing spot any more and as he looked around, to his horror, John saw his son climbing around on the gears of the draw bridge.

He hurried outside to rescue his son but just then he heard a fast approaching passenger train, the Memphis Express, filled with 400 people. All of the passengers aboard the steam train are completely unaware of the danger that looms as they head toward an open drawbridge.

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He yelled to his son, but the noise of the now clearing ship and the oncoming train made it impossible for the boy to hear him.

All of a sudden John Griffith realized his horrible dilemma. [Continue reading]

How to Break Free From the Cycle of Motivation-Condemnation-Rededication (part 2/2)

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In the last post I introduced the Cycle of Motivation-Condemnation-Rededication. We've seen that the root of this cycle-issue is the false belief that says, “God expects you to please Him by living the Christian life.” While the truth is that God is n … [Continue reading]

How to Break Free From the Cycle of Motivation-Condemnation-Rededication (part 1/2)

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Do you ever feel like your Christian life like a roller coaster ride? Through a series of slow climbs you reach a point where you have a sense you've done the things you believe God is expecting from you. You've been praying, studying the Bible, … [Continue reading]

Book Review “It is Finished: Why You Can Quit Religion And Trust in Jesus”

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Religion is the best way to make Jesus unattractive and undesirable – Bas Rijksen Even though mankind is created to enjoy friendship with God religion has caused our eyes to be blinded for the purpose and ultimate experience of life: to glorify G … [Continue reading]

What is the Unforgivable Sin? And Have You Blasphemed Against the Holy Spirit? (part 2/2)

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This is part 2 on "The Unforgivable Sin." To read part 1 click here. In part 1 we've concluded that the singular sin the Holy Spirit convicts unbelievers of is the sin of not believing in Jesus. Unbelief in Jesus Christ is the only sin that … [Continue reading]

What is the Unforgivable Sin? And Have You Blasphemed Against the Holy Spirit? (part 1/2)

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Recently I've send a survey asking what you would be interested in to hear more about. Both "Fasting" and "the Unforgivable Sin" got the most votes. We already talked about what fasting looks like under Grace. And also answered the question if you … [Continue reading]

10 Things Jesus Did Not Say – A Little Humor Today

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1. “For God was so disgusted with the world and you that He gave His one and only Son.” 2. “I have come to bring you a new religion.” 3. “By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have correct theology.” 4. “If you love Me, yo … [Continue reading]