Author Archives: Justin Leverett

“Jesus Christ was a Progressive Because He Advocated Income Redistribution to Help the Poor”

I first heard something similar to this cliché some 40 years ago. As a Christian, I was puzzled. In Christ’s view, the most important decision a person would make in his earthly lifetime was to accept or reject Him for whom He claimed to be—God in the flesh and the savior of mankind. Continue reading

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Arguments Why God (Very Probably) Exists

The question of whether a god exists is heating up in the 21st century. According to a Pew survey, the percent of Americans having no religious affiliation reached 23 percent in 2014. Among such “nones,” 33 percent said that they do not believe in God – an 11 percent increase since only 2007. Continue reading

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Are Most Christians Today Really Christians?

“Perhaps, to avoid trying to serve both God and Mammon, one need only have the right attitude toward riches. But if this were all the New Testament had to say on the matter, then one would expect those texts to be balanced out by others affirming the essential benignity of riches honestly procured and well-used.” Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

Galatians 5:22-23 offers us a common sense approach to life as believers. The list of spiritual fruits helps us to identify who walks in the spirit and not in the flesh, and helps us to realize that there is no reason not to pursue the Holy Spirit, because there is no law anywhere that prohibits these things. Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

What I would like to ask you is, as you read this, do you have joy in your heart? If not, do you know why? If not, would you be willing to find out why? Continue reading

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Do You Know God?

It takes an intimate knowledge of the Creator to understand why he gave the law as He did at Mt. Sinai. That law, includes the ten commandments and the law given to the Hebrews on how they would live as … Continue reading

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Kingdom of God/Heaven

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you”. Continue reading

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Good Advice?

“Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭19:20-21‬ ‭ESV‬‬ http://bible.com/59/pro.19.20-21.esv It is … Continue reading

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Why We Teach. Why We Learn

It is my belief that the best method of education, according to Scripture, is to build/learn it on the foundation of this advice from Proverbs: “The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, to turn aside from the snares of death”[1] (Proverbs 13:14). The very good question of ‘why is it important to […]

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Humility

My prayer is that the pursuit of a dollar will give way to the willful pursuit of Jesus, and His humility, and that people like myself will someday realize that I can’t take that dollar with me into eternity, but the harvest brought about by the spreading of the gospel will be eternal. Continue reading

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