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Consumed by Zeal

John 2:13-2213When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. 15So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle; he scattered […]

Anticipation

2 Chronicles 29:15-1915 When they had assembled their brothers and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify the temple of the LORD, as the king had ordered, following the word of the LORD. 16 The priests went into the sanctuary of the LORD to purify it. They brought out to the courtyard of the LORD’s […]

Sola Scriptura

2 Peter 3:8-188But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. 9The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to […]

Wikipedia

I got to hand it to Wikipedia (AKA The Free Encyclopedia), they have a fairly accurate definition of The Salvation Army. I would like to bring the following excerpts to your attention: HistoryAs The Salvation Army grew rapidly in the late 1800s, it generated opposition in England. Opponents, grouped under the name of the Skeleton […]

All Your Anxiety

Words by: Edward Henry Joy SASB# 246 Is there a heart o’erbound by sorrow?Is there a life weighed down by care?Come to the cross, each burden bearing,All your anxiety, leave it there. All your anxiety, all your care,Bring to the mercy seat, leave it there,Never a burden he cannot bear,Never a friend like Jesus. No […]

Who He Is

Exodus 20:1-17 — The Ten Commandments1 And God spoke all these words:2 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.3 “You shall have no other gods before me.4 “You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or […]

New Journal of Aggressive Christianity

The new issue of Journal of Aggressive Christianity is out.You may be interested to know that two writers from the Central Territory (and for that matter, the Metropolitan Division) were published in this edition.If you’re looking for articles about Christmas, souvenirs of Salvationism, papers on a model for social/spiritual marriage and Officership, stuff on community, […]

The Biggest Loser

I’m a sucker for reality TV shows. Though I’ve only watched a few episodes (and am watching the finale right now) I really love The Biggest Loser. It’s incredible that these people have the opportunity to exercise and diet with professional trainers for a few months. They change their eating habits, learn what to do […]

TRY THE FIRE

In 1879, just one year after becoming The Salvation Army, 4000 soldiers in the heat of revival fires attended the first Council of War. One warrior implored them: “The time has come for fire. All other agents have been tried: intellect, learning, fine buildings, wealth, respectability, numbers. The great men and the mighty men and […]