Tagged: Rapture

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Our Resurrection Hope is Not Rapture

Our Resurrection Hope is Not Rapture by David O. Ogaga of Nigeria – ISBN: 978-1-792951688 :First of all, the subject of the book of Thessalonians is an address to a congregation experiencing intense persecution (1 Thessalonians 2:14). Upon Paul’s preaching in this city, many believed, which caused the fanatical Jews to stir up mob violence against him and Jason who housed him. Through a tight security Jason was saved while the brethren sent Paul away secretly in the night to Berea (Acts 17:1-10). Aside of the great persecution that the church went through (1Theslonians.2:14), they also experienced great sorrow over...

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Food for thought

Food for thought: A recent article in The Australian newspaper reported that a new study from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in the U.S has found that ‘religiousness and overeating are linked.’ Hmm……..interesting……. Apparently study participants who reported attending church weekly, or more frequently were almost twice as likely to be obese than those who went rarely or never! Go figure! The researchers weren’t entirely sure why this would be so, but suggested that it may have something to do with ‘the church’s pot luck eating culture, an emphasis on marriage, which can lead to weight gain, and using food as a reward...