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The Meaning and Power of Baptism

Two Spiritual Conundrums have been submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life on the subject of baptism. First by a reader named Harshit Anjalika Murmu: Hello sir, I liked your website very much. I want to ask a question about

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Posted in Spiritual Growth, The Bible Re-Viewed

Why Is Life So Hard? Why are there So Many Struggles?

Inner struggles are a part of our process of spiritual rebirth. There are many words used to describe these spiritual struggles: Temptation. The dark night of the soul. Spiritual anguish. Depression. The book of Revelation calls these dark and troublesome

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Spiritual Growth

“And They Lived Happily Ever After”

I have a pet peeve about the love stories in many popular movies and novels. We could call it the and-they-lived-happily-ever-after complex. For classic fairy tales, “And they lived happily ever after” is the most popular ending. Here’s the pattern:

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Posted in Sex Marriage Relationships

The Bible, Emanuel Swedenborg, and Reincarnation

“Do you believe in reincarnation?” I’ve been asked this question many times over the years. Sometimes it’s a litmus test question. The people asking already either believe in reincarnation or they don’t. If my answer agrees with their view, they’ll

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Posted in Spiritual Growth, The Afterlife, The Bible Re-Viewed

If You Think You’re Going to Hell, Please Read This First

Do any of these sound familiar? Every Sunday the preacher shouted from the pulpit that you’re a terrible sinner. God is angry at you. Because of God’s wrath, you’re going to burn in hell for all eternity. Your parents drilled

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What does Jesus Mean when He Says we Must be Born Again?

How Can I Be Reborn? “No one can see the kingdom of God without being born again.” What the heck does that mean? People who ask you, “Have you been born again?” think that they’ve got it all figured out

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