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Special Episode

On the Day Billy Graham Died

Topic: History & Biography
In this special episode, Pastor John reflects on the life and legacy of Billy Graham.
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Episode 1162

Can a Devout Roman Catholic Be Genuinely Born Again?

Topic: World Religions, Justification
Roman Catholic teaching has led many astray, even into destruction. But are there some genuine Christians in the Roman Catholic Church?
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Episode 1161

How Does ‘Willful Sinning’ Threaten My Salvation?

Topic: Perseverance of the Saints, Killing Sin
All sin involves a conscious choice. But continuing to sin deliberately — with eagerness and persistence — will destroy the soul.
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Episode 1160

Isn’t Veganism Closer to God’s Original Design?

Topic: Diet & Exercise
Bacon, ground beef, sausage — God allows us to eat meat. But he didn’t always allow it. Is it wise to return to a pre-fall diet?
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Episode 1159

In What Sense Did Christ Die for the Non-Elect?

Topic: Predestination, The Death of Christ
Don’t let the truth of God’s electing love prevent you from declaring that Christ died for all. Whoever believes in him will have eternal life.
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Episode 1158

Avoiding Pride in a World of Selfie Sticks and Social Media Platforms

Topic: Pride & Humility, Technology
Instagram selfies, Facebook updates, and endless Snaps feed off our self-focus and self-exaltation. But the sins behind the technology are not new.
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Episode 1157

Did Jesus Advocate Castration to Break Sex Addiction?

Topic: Pornography, Sexual Purity
If you pluck out your right eye to fight lust, your left eye will pick up the slack. We need more than self-mutilation to fight this enemy.
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Episode 1156

How Important Is It to Confess My Sin to Someone Other Than God?

Topic: Sin, Killing Sin
The New Testament teaches that Christians should confess their sins regularly — not only to God, but also to each other.
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Episode 1155

Did Jesus Say I’d Be Healthier If My Faith Were Stronger?

Topic: Prayer
If you have a mustard seed of faith and mountains aren’t moving, you may have the wrong kind of faith — or God may have a better plan.
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Episode 1154

How Do I Fight Pride When Competing in School, Business, and Sports?

Topic: Pride & Humility
Grading on a curve, competing for a job against others, sports-team tryouts — how do we seek the good of others when they are our rivals?
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