Sweet Potato Pie

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2 cups all-purpose flour  1 teaspoon salt ⅔ cup lard 5 tablespoons ice water, more if needed Whisk flour and salt together in a large bowl. Cut in the lard with a knife or pastry blender until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, blending gently with a fork or pastry blender until all …

God Has Given Children as a Blessing to Learn How to Love Him

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One mother shared with me that the most hurtful comments have come from the church. What a failure that Christians that share this same destructive mindset and hatred for children! This shows that rather than the church pushing back darkness we are a lamp with a basket over it. If the church feels like this about children how can we expect the world to feel? How can we expect unbelievers to not want to murder their own preborn babies?

Jezebel’s Eunichs and the Prophets of the Church

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Jezebel’s Eunuchs and the Prophets of the Church By Robert Oscar Lopez The biblical character of Jezebel is unforgettable.  The original femme fataleappears quite a bit in popular culture.  Bette Davis starred in a movie named after her.  In 2007, now defunct Gawker launched Jezebel, marketing an entire online publication to women who want to embrace the scandalous Old Testament queen as an inspiring heroine.  Some of the …

The Light of Nature Testifies

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The young man asked, “Why don’t people do something to stop this. Nobody cares. What can I do to help?”. With tears in his eyes he asked, “Do you think this can be ended?” I asked him if he was a Christian, and he said that he was a Sikh.  I explained to him that only God is able to bring this slaughter to an end, that man’s heart is wicked and desires to kill. He was so hurt. I felt the maternal urge to hug him in his pain at all that he had just learned.

Apostates, Worthy of Eternal Punishment

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Hebrews 10:28-29. — He that despised Moses law died without mercy under two or three witnesses: of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace? …

What sort of people ought you to be?

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Hebrews 10:27. — “But a certain fearful looking for of judgment, and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.” What are some differences in the penalties for sin under the Law, and sin under the gospel? When a person was found guilty of specific sins under the Law, the penalty was capital punishment – death. There were certain sins that …

Titus 2 Women in Training

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I am a Titus 2 woman. I am 56, my children are grown, and I have grandchildren. In September, my husband and I will be married for 38 years. When I write for this blog, I first and foremost profoundly seek to glorify God in all I write. And that what I write, reflects, esteems and lifts up the Word …