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About ganastephen

A Christian with a desire to let others know Christ.

Must I hate my family before following Jesus ? (Luke 14:26-27)

Jesus is not teaching a new commandment of hating people. He is teaching about the cost of following Him. The clue is in Luke 14:33 when Jesus says: “In the same way, any of you who does not give up … Continue reading

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Night clubs: Should Christians go clubbing ? what does the Bible say ?

To put it bluntly, nightclubs are part of the world which is controlled by Satan. They are designed for the purpose of giving oneself over to sinful desires. Nightclubs exist primarily for two purposes: drinking alcohol and meeting members of … Continue reading

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Telling jokes: Is it a sin ?

Joking is an interesting topic and difficult to paint with one broad brush. Biblically speaking, joking itself is not regarded as sin, although in some instances, it certainly can be. Proverbs 18:21 tells us that “the tongue has the power … Continue reading

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Whether or not Christians should run for political office is one of those “hot-button” issues that provoke strong responses on both sides of the question. There are no direct references in the Bible to Christians running for political office. But … Continue reading

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Will mentally-ill people make Heaven ?

The Bible does not specifically say whether or not mentally ill people go to heaven. However, there is some biblical evidence that anyone who is not able to make a decision for salvation is covered by Christ’s death. This is … Continue reading

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Will I see/recognize my family/Loved ones in Heaven ?

Many people say that the first thing they want to do when they arrive in heaven is see all their friends and loved ones who have passed on before them. In eternity, there will be plenty of time to see, … Continue reading

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How can I be forgiven ?

“Forgive and forget” is how the old saying goes. But is it that simple ? A boy who was dumped by his girlfriend says, “She really hurt my feelings. How can I ever forgive her for what she did to … Continue reading

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