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3 John – Unrest During Persecution & Uncertainty

by John Greene Like 2 John, 3 John bears the signs of a letter written during Christian persecution by the Romans. Like many Bible names in scripture, these names can be translated into other meanings. This is the case in … Continue reading

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2 John – Love & Truth During Persecution

by John Greene Compared to 1 John and many other Bible books, on the surface, 2 John hardly seems to be remarkable in any way, but more of an afterthought than a real message. But this is hardly the case. … Continue reading

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Encouraging Disciples of Light in the Way

by John Greene Apparently, some in the Thessalonian assembly were still grieving the loss of many that had succumbed to persecution. Both letters detail Paul’s compassion for the afflictions and hardships of the Thessalonians – just as he was personally … Continue reading

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The Obsession with Martyrdom

by John Greene Groups of people within many cultures are inclined toward giving special honor, even worshiping those that have lost their lives in the fight for a noble cause. Many professed Christians also do the same. What does scripture … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage: Change of Law & Persecution of Christians

by John Greene The adoption of same-sex marriage in the United States has stirred all kinds of fears that have come along with the change mandated by the Supreme Court. The ‘policeman of the world’ that continually parades ‘human rights’ … Continue reading

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Knowing Where You Stand on YHWH’s Threshing Floor

by John and Ruth Greene “But you, beloved ones, remember the words spoken before by the emissaries of our Master Yahshua Messiah, because they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to … Continue reading

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Christians & Religious Freedom in the Last Days

by John and Ruth Greene “And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end shall be saved.” – Mark 13:13, NKJV “If the world hates you, you know that it hated … Continue reading

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Petra and the Rock of Salvation

by John Greene In these last days of man’s governance, many are concerned about the ‘protection of God’ and how they will be protected during the onslaught of persecution from the antichrist system. Many more are concerned about the Jews … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Outside of Blind Justice

by John and Ruth Greene In the world today, the ‘rule of law’ is often called justice. Arguably, this is the only justice that the world of man can provide. Old Israel was instructed to pursue justice, but continually gave … Continue reading

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Life: Are You Building on Sand?

by John Greene It seems that many Christians are alarmed at world events and how these events could affect their lives. Sometimes, you can read the panic. It appears that multitudes are more concerned about losing their perceived rights or … Continue reading

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