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Lost In Translation: Keep "Father" & "Son" in the Bible

Lost In Translation: Keep "Father" & "Son" in the Bible

Western missions agencies Wycliffe, Frontiers and SIL are producing Bibles that remove Father, Son andSon of God because these terms are offensive to Muslims.Some examples: • Wycliffe/SIL produced Stories of the Prophets, an Arabic Bible that uses “Lord” instead of “Father” and “Messiah” instead of “Son.” • Frontiers worked with an SIL consultant to produce True Meaning of the Gospel of […]

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What About IHOP? (Part II)

We along with many other watchman-type ministries are getting many questions and requests for information on IHOP, the NAR (“New Apostolic Movement”), and the 24/7 Prayer Rooms that are springing up all around the nation and the world. Here is a profile on IHOP, written and published by the Watchman.Org ministry (based in Arlington, Texas), […]

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Resolve To Know God in 2012

I saw a study that projects nearly 100 million Americans would make 2012 New Year’s resolutions and that by the end of January, nearly 90% would walk away from that resolution.  So how are you doing and just what was your resolution this year?  I might suggest that if your primary resolution was anything short […]

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A study of Christian Universalism

Today we’re visiting some of the Christian Universalist groups to examine what they believe about God, Jesus, the trinity and salvation.  If you’d like to explore those sites with us, check out the Christian Universalist Association, and one called the Beautiful Heresy. As we conclude our series this week on Christian Universalism, here is a […]

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Is The Church being Lulled To Sleep?

Is The Church being Lulled To Sleep?

  As I study this growing movement of Universalism and how it is infecting the Christian Church in America, there are a couple subtle, but important distinctions we must understand when confronting this movement of apostasy. First, the character and nature of God.  Universalists will often state that “God is love.”  Well, that is accurate, […]

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Truth and alignment: What do we rally 'round?

Truth and alignment: What do we rally 'round?

Today we continue dissecting the Christian Universalist Movement, and its theology that is gaining popularity and strength with Christian book authors (like The Shack), writers, speakers and popular pastors (like Rob Bell). Could you be absorbing some of these ideas without even knowing it? And in our first segment we check in with  Julaine Appling […]

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Christian Obedience–A Suggestion or a Mandate?

Of the many challenges we face when seeking to be true followers and disciples of Jesus Christ, obedience seems to be the one that is most difficult.  Let’s face it, from the Garden of Eden on, mankind has shown our stubbornness in wanting to do things our way, on our terms, in our timing.  And […]

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Obedience and living radically for Him in 2012

Many Christians treat obedience as a “suggestion” rather than a mandate from Jesus. But how can we sort out what He calls us to do versus our own desires and plans for our journeys? What would it truly take in 2012 to be as radical as Jesus in our Christian lifestyle and thinking? The Bible […]

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Evil and the Occult in our world today

Psychics and mediums are jut as popular today as they were thousands of years ago, and God is very clear about avoiding any type of sorcery. Many Christians view things like palm reading, hypnosis, yoga, energy healings and the like as harmless fun. But is there really any spiritual power in these things? What about […]

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Our New year's Resolution as Christians

Well another year, 2011, is almost in the books.  Many will be taking some time to make new year’s resolutions—lose some weight, spend more time with the family, maybe give up some nasty habit—and sadly, most will fail.  Because years of bad habits are difficult to erase with a simple resolution—it takes dedication and hard […]

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A Time To Be Meek–and a Time To Fight!

Fire breathing Christians…I’m sure that title causes discomfort in many of us in these politically correct days we live in.  We have been taught as Christians to be kind, meek and gentle.  And certainly those are desirable characteristics when we keep them in proper context and perspective.  But, as always, we look to the bible […]

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The Lines Are Being Drawn

The Lines Are Being Drawn

2011 has indeed been an interesting year to be a Christian.  From the controversial teachings of Rob Bell, to the so called “Arab Spring”, to the ill-advised predictions of Harold Camping, it has been a fascinating year.  And through it all, I believe God is continuing to implement the separation of His sheep from the […]

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2012: A Year For Spiritual Preparation

So what can we expect out of 2012 for the nation and for us as Christians?  Well, only God knows for sure, but I think by studying our recent history we can get a pretty good feel for what 2012 might look like. As Americans, I think we will see a fierce battle for power […]

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Do you have these 5 keys to discernment?

Do you have these 5 keys to discernment?

In these days, we’re seeing the barrage of deception come to the Church’s doorstep at an alarming rate. Here are some thoughts on discernment and how you can hone your truth filter: “THE 5 KEYS TO DISCERNMENT” Via  Andrew Strom  Some people say that knowing Scripture is the only real key to discernment that we need. […]

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On This, We Can Hopefully Agree!

On This, We Can Hopefully Agree!

This year on Stand Up For the Truth, we’ve covered the gamut of issues challenging the church in America.  There are the external threats like Islam, humanism and the New Age Movement infiltrating the church—and the internal issues like the social justice and emergent church movement.  We hope this show is leading Christians to be […]

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The Ramifications of our Salvation

The Ramifications of our Salvation

What happens biblically when we are saved? That’s a question author John Rataczak asks in his new book, The Ramifications of Our Salvation. John says very few people who accept Christ as their Savior can explain knowledgeably about their salvation.  John will join us today in our first half hour to share some wisdom that […]

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What do you do with the gifts?

What do you do with the gifts?

  Today we talked about the Signs and Wonders movement within Charismatic thought that is quite frankly disturbing. But it opens up a whole discussion on what you believe and what I believe about the gifts of the Spirit. Are they alive today? Which ones are real?  In your faith journey, what do you do […]

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Signs And Wonders Movement Exposed

Signs And Wonders Movement Exposed

Many believe that we are the generation that will witness the return of Christ. Jesus said that those who are alive for his second coming would be subject to the greatest onslaught of deception ever leveled at the body of Christ, and that this deception would be predicated upon signs and wonders. When he was […]

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Why The "War On Christmas" Bothers Me

I admit to having mixed feelings this time of year when Christians are hollering about the “War on Christmas”.  No, there is no doubt this war is real, but our response bothers me on a couple fronts. First, some Christians get carried away with a spirit of offense and get upset over the cashier at […]

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Your "best life" now?

Your "best life" now?

What does the Bible say about how we are to contend for the faith?  Today we talked about a number of issues affecting how we live out the Truth of God’s Word. Is our goal to have riches in this world, or should we look to the eternal Kingdom as our place of true riches? […]

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