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Daybreak Gathering :: By Lisa Heaton

Daybreak Gathering :: By Lisa Heaton

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near” (Hebrews 10:23-25). Do you ever feel […]

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Don’t Let Satan Steal Your Joy :: By Grant Phillips

Don’t Let Satan Steal Your Joy :: By Grant Phillips

I have been hearing from some Christians who are struggling with their faith, stating that, on occasion, they have doubts about their salvation. The thought pattern may go something like this: “Am I really saved? Will Jesus say to me, ‘I never knew you. Depart from me?’” This thinking comes from Matthew 7:23, which states, […]

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Sadducees, Pharisees, and the Death of Jesus

Sadducees, Pharisees, and the Death of Jesus

Professor Israel Knohl is the Yehezkel Kaufmann Professor of Biblical studies at the Hebrew University and a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. He recently sat down with Dr. Yeshaya Gruber to talk about his new book Th…

Peter’s Denial and the Rooster Crowing

Peter’s Denial and the Rooster Crowing

In Matthew 26:34, we see Jesus telling Peter that before rooster crows, you will disown me three times:

“Truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.” NIV

However, in Mark…

A Hero of the Civil Rights Movement

A Hero of the Civil Rights Movement

He served as spokesman for Natchez Deacons for Defense and Justice By Roscoe Barnes IIISpecial to The Natchez Democrat(Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023, pages 1A, 6A)James Lee Stokes (1928 to 2023) was an Army veteran, a
businessman, deacon, minister, an…