Daily Archives: September 27, 2018

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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Which State Has the Best Tax System of All?

Originally posted on International Liberty:
Yesterday, I wrote about the newest edition of Economic Freedom of the World, which is my favorite annual publication. Not far behind is the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index, which is sort of…

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Danger Signals: How to Tell if a Revival Movement is in Decline

Originally posted on Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center:
This Week in AG History —September 29, 1957 By Darrin J. Rodgers Originally published on AG News, 27 September 2018 “Has the 20th century Pentecostal revival reached the zenith of its spirituality and…

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Daylight Savings Messed Up My Unbelief Clock

Originally posted on Brandon J. Adams:
With daylight savings coming up on us again in a few weeks, I thought I’d update this story from last spring. This weekend, I served as a counselor at a youth retreat, out of…

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The Testimony

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
She answered clinically with a description of how memories of traumatic events form in the brain: “Just basic memory functions and also just the level of norepinephrine and the epinephrine in the brain that…

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Allison-how earthly is heaven?

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
In the next chapter of Night Comes, Dale Allison defends the idea of heaven, by which he means a conscious existence and blissful realm that the dead enter when they die. Over against this, many recent…

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Church Write-Up: Deep and Wide, Unity, Concrete Blessing, Fruit, and Reality

Here are some items from Wednesday’s LCMS Bible study. A.  One of our texts was Ephesians 3:17-18, in which Paul hopes that Christians will grasp the height, depth, length, and width of the love of Christ.  One lady’s Bible said … Continue reading

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Oecumenical Grace: Comparisons

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
In the concluding chapter of their book The Theology of Grace and the Oecumenical Movement, Charles Mœller and Gérard Philips address the differences between the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Reformed Churches on the mystery of…

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