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Did Jesus Send Demons into a Herd of Pigs?

Among other things, Jesus was a great healer. Jesus healed people of all sorts of illnesses and conditions, and he wasn’t stingy about it! But was Jesus an exorcist as well? I don’t think so—simply because I don’t believe demons … Continue reading

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Jesus Gets into Trouble for Disrespecting the Law

Our church was Sunday-sabbatarian. We believed Jewish Sabbath laws were transferred to Sunday, so we did no work on Sundays. In our home, we cooked Sunday meals on Saturday and washed the dishes on Monday. As a child I built … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Really Heal People?

When I was a child I attended a small, rural Freewill Baptist church. It was KJV fundamentalist to the core and the preachers primarily preached against sin. We were against the pentecostal three-works-of-grace doctrine; but though the church had nothing … Continue reading

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