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Revolting

A friend sent me a fb message yesterday w/a needed word of caution about my posts yesterday. They were sarcastic; prompted by anger at the Supreme Court decision on the healthcare bill. I need & want to apologize to you all. I know some of...

Didn’t We Tell You?

The LA Times recently printed an article admitting the Social Revolution of the 60's that posited single-motherhood as a good and expected feature of an evolving society, has proven an utter disaster.

Bible-believing followers of Jesus tried to warn society what would happen when they untethered parenthood from marriage, but...

The day will come . . .

Dred Scott.

A reference to a now infamous Supreme Court case that declared the African slave known as Dred Scott was the property of his master. Not a person, not someone the law recognized as possessing legal rights, but as the personal property of his master--to use the term...

O Superman, where are you now?

"O Superman, where are you now?"

That’s a line from the song Land of Confusion by Genesis. The lyrics of that song are far more poignant today than when Phil Collins first sang them in 1986.

Ooh, Superman where are you now
When...

Sermon Discussion “Intent” • Hebrews 2:5-9

Warm Up

As a youth, how did you handle others with authority such as teachers, police, etc.?

What about now?

How does how we submit to proper earthly authority reflect on our submission to God?

Hebrews 2:5

What does the phrase “the world to come” refer...

Sermon Discussion – “Changes” – Philemon 1-25

Groups Discussion Sheet for “Changes” • Philemon 1-25

INTRODUCTION

To Leaders – In these discussion sheets that will be provided for the next three months, feel free to use whatever questions you want. Don’t feel obligated to use them all. As you get to...

To Clarify (from Sunday Feb. 5)

On Sunday, February 5th during the sermon on Isaiah 55:6, I mentioned something the US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the previous week. On Friday, February 3rd, several news sources ran articles citing Panetta as saying there was a high probability Israel would strike Iran’s...

Marriage Q & A

MARRIAGE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Hopefully)

The following are the questions we had submitted during the 2011 Mid-Week Marriage Series at Calvary Chapel Oxnard. We were only had enough time to answer  a few in the time allotted for them at the conclusion of the...

Another Piece of Furniture to Set the Stage

The premier scholar of Oriental Studies Bernard Lewis, is widely regarded as the world’s foremost expert on Islam. Even many Muslims regard him as such and look to his writings to understand how the West views Islam.

In his excellent primer on the current challenge...

Tragedy in Tucson

The shooting at a Safeway supermarket in Tucson last Saturday has dominated national news for the last several days. Jared Lee Loughner, the gunman, left 6 dead and 14 wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Initial investigations indicate Loughner planned the shooting in advance.

The motive...

Caution: Angels Crossing

Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.
Hebrews 13:2

Many students of the Bible are convinced we are living in the very last of the End Times. They have come to this conclusion by comparing world events...

Reasons to Believe in a Pre-Tribulation Rapture

Reasons to Believe in a Pre-Tribulation Rapture

The following is culled from a message titled I Will Keep You, given a few years ago on Revelation 3:10-11.

Thirteen Reasons

1 – The Blessed Hope

The first reason we believe the Rapture takes place before the...

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