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With nearly 70% of Americans disengaged from their work and dreaming about retirement as an escape, it is wise for us to look to God's Word for direction on why we work, who we really work for, and whether or not retiring is something we should do.

by Chris Shude

We examine the "Atheist's Dilemma"- if you believe that this life is all there is, then why are we here, and what are you supposed to do? Solomon has much to say on this topic in Ecclesiastes where he provides perspective on the life lived "under the sun".

by Chris Shude

A few years ago, Pope Francis and the Catholic Church changed the wording of the "Our Father" to "let us not fall into temptation". We examine whether this change holds up to what the Bible teaches us about temptation and God's part in it.

by Chris Shude

One of the Rights spelled out in the Declaration of Independence gives us a springboard to think about whether God wants us to be happy and to look at ways where we ourselves may be the biggest obstacle to happiness in our lives.

by Chris Shude

We take a look at the other side of offenses. Should we take offense to the actions and words of others? How can we better manage our impulses to take offense? These questions will be answered from God's Word.

by Chris Shude

Gal 5:22 Study: We start looking more closely at the fruit of the Spirit with the understanding that a converted Christian is to display all of the characteristics Paul describes.

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Why did Gnostics reject the Biblical Sabbath? What reasoning did they use to justify their belief? We look at the strange mix of dualism, cosmology, and numerology that led to Sunday worship. We drill to the heart of Gnosticism when you peel away all the layers.

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Galatians 5:23 - 6:6 Study: We finish reviewing the fruit of the spirit, and see what Paul has to say about helping each other with our burdens while still carrying our own loads in life.