Forgiveness

By Bill Burkett Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Galatians 6:1 How is it that the forgiven are so unforgiving? Allow me to paraphrase that for you; Brethre
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Good Man Bad Spirit

A GOOD MAN . . . but he had a Bad Spirit By Bill burkett The story about the two sons Luke records makes the point that what happens when we are being tested is a very serious moment to prove to us our true loyalty to Christ. Just normal life conditions around us will try us and prove
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Good Manners

Good Manners   By: Bill Burkett I was sitting in the living room with a pastor when his three year old burst into the room with toy guns in both hands blasting away at ME! When I didn’t pay any attention to him (although he made the palms of my hands itch) hoping his father wou
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Physical Contact in Worship

  The Origin Of “Touching” In Worship Bill Burkett The practice of physical contact which has become so common among many of the Charismatic groups is nothing new. It has been a theory for more than a century and had Sigmund Freud as one of its proponents. It became a ve
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Power and Character

Power and Character   The dangerous men of the Bible: By Bill Burkett The demagogues of the Bible were dangerous because they had power but no character. Saul was king but he had murder in his heart. He attempted to kill David with a javelin. David had to flee as an outcast and then
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Some Holiness Preachers

Some Holiness Preachers Are Stricter Than God They make more demands on God’s people than God requires By Bill Burkett STRICTER THAN GOD? Is it possible to preach a “holiness standard” God does NOT require? I remember when the maxi skirts were all the fashion in the
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