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WHAT PART DO I PLAY IN DETERMINING THE WILL OF GOD?

By Kenneth O. Peterman The concept of the ‘ends justifying the means’ should be repulsive to us because it is usually used to allow one to get away with wrong or reprehensible behavior, wrong behavior that would not be tolerated … Continue reading

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HURRICANE HARVEY

While hurricane Harvey is wracking havoc in Houston, Texas, most of us look on in horror feeling rather helpless to know exactly what to do – especially those of us thousands of miles away. Although we can’t physically rescue people … Continue reading

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Don’t Monkey Around With Sin

My wife, Evie, shared a spiritual observation that I would like to pass on to you. She mentioned that she watched a nature show on TV about survival in the jungle. The part that especially interested her was about a … Continue reading

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Quick Steps to Deal with Anger

This is a review and summary of Dr. Jay Adams excellent pamphlet entitled, What Do You Do When Anger Gets The Upper Hand?  ANGER IS NOT ALWAYS WRONG – IT CAN BE A VERY LEGITIMATE EMOTION. Ephesians 4:26 says “Be angry, and … Continue reading

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SATAN IS ALIVE AND WELL . . .

by Kenneth O. Peterman The recent world-wide terrorist attacks prove that Satan is alive and well in our world. Someone has said, “Sin gratifies Satan. When lust or anger burns in the soul, Satan warms himself at the fire.” You … Continue reading

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JOIN THE BOYCOTT

While I seldom (actually never) urge folks to sign petitions, I believe this one is an exception. Unless you live on another planet, you’ve heard of the hideous stance by our government to open up our public bathrooms to the … Continue reading

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Why Use Encourage Others When Dealing with Grief

In my book Encourage Others I give many specific situations in which comfort and encouragement can and should be given. Some of these situations are obvious and rather easy to guess while others are not. The death of a loved … Continue reading

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QUICK STEPS TO DEAL WITH ANGER by Dr. Kenneth O. Peterman

1. ANGER IS NOT ALWAYS WRONG – IT CAN BE A VERY LEGITIMATE EMOTION. Ephesians 4:26 says “Be angry, and sin not . . .” Psalm 7:11 says, “. . . God is angry with the wicked every day.” (If … Continue reading

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Reviews of Dr. Peterman’s latest book: Encourage Others

WHAT A WONDERFUL BOOK!  by Toby Drews I am so moved by this book. As an alcoholism counselor, I try to help recovering alcoholics see beneath the surface as to their “missing links” to others — see “way down in … Continue reading

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Can a Christian go a casino to eat and not to gamble?

by Kenneth O. Peterman Going to dinner at a casino is not a sin as far as I can determine, but the greater question is: is it wise? I’m sure some Christians will argue that casinos offer great bargains on … Continue reading

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