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How the Rewards of Sin Bring Us Closer to God

How the Rewards of Sin Bring Us Closer to God

Sin is horrible. It drives us away from God, pushing us into a reality that seems devoid of life, love, and hope. This state of despair envelopes the most precious aspects of our lives. Marriage, the source of our greatest joy, can become...

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Are We Really Required to Give an Eye for an Eye?

Are We Really Required to Give an Eye for an Eye?

Leviticus seems to tell the Children of Israel that when someone hurts his fellow he should be punished in kind. Understood literally, the verses seem to say that we must implement reciprocal justice; paying another back measure for...

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Free Will and Pharaoh’s Hardened Heart

Free Will and Pharaoh’s Hardened Heart

God sent Moses to demand that Pharaoh release the Hebrews from bondage, threatening that should the Egyptian king refuse, the country would suffer. So it seems incredibly unjust that God would harden Pharaoh’s heart (Exodus 9:12),...

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