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UC Berkeley leader slammed over biblical gender views

A Christian student leader is facing backlash and censure after abstaining from a pro-transgender vote and citing a biblical standard of two genders in her defense. Read More...

FIRST-PERSON: Codfish & catfish

I often ask God, "Why do bad things happen to good people?" It seems as though some of us are constantly doing battle with life itself and at every turn, there is a new challenge. Read More...

Today's Devotion

From the Book of Romans:

Faith and righteousness through Jesus Christ defined; freedom from sin's power; conflict between our fleshly and spiritual natures.

Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin . . . . yield yourselves unto God . . . as instruments of righteousness unto God (Rom. 6:11, 13).

As children of God, we are responsible to reckon (that is, to accept as a fact) that sin is no longer our master, that we are dead indeed to our former life of sin. That doesn't mean we are not able to sin, but we are given the power not to sin. Before we come to a saving knowledge in Christ, the enemy has us in sin's bondage. There is no hope of escape other than accepting God's free gift of salvation. We use that term “saved” a lot. I have been asked “saved from what?” The answer: sin, death, hell. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved (John 3:17). Our present and future are set free from these imprisonments. How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard Him (Heb. 2:3). - Continue...

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