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God’s Children

The disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus called a little child, and had the child stand in front of them. He said, “I tell you the truth, unless you change

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If There Was No Literal Flood, What does the Ark Mean?

In his massive multi-volume work Secrets of Heaven, originally published in eight Latin volumes in London, 1749–1756, Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772) states that the first chapters of Genesis, up to somewhere in the genealogy in Genesis 11 that leads to the stories

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Posted in The Bible Re-Viewed

How Many Hells did Swedenborg Say there Are?

Question: In his essay “The Red Angel,” the British writer and literary critic G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936) wrote: If you keep bogies and goblins away from children they would make them up for themselves. One small child in the dark can invent more

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Posted in The Afterlife

Ezekiel 18: God’s Message of Hope . . . If You Think there’s No Hope for You

I want to talk to you about one of my favorite chapters in the entire Bible: Ezekiel 18. If you think you’re a goner, destined for the eternal flames of hell, this is the chapter for you. Ezekiel 18 delivers

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Judge Verda Colvin Reads the Riot Act of Love to Troubled Teens

Bibb County, Georgia, Superior Court Judge Verda Colvin did not know she was being filmed as she read the riot act to a group of troubled young people as part of a “Consider the Consequences” program meant to show kids

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What is a Parent’s Role in the Spiritual Life of Adult Children?

A couple decades ago the miracle of birth ushered your child into the world. Perhaps you experienced that miracle more than once, and you have several children. You loved them and cared for them through infancy, childhood, and teenage years.

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How Can I Raise My Children from a Spiritual Perspective?

There are hundreds, if not thousands of books and websites offering practical advice on effective parenting. What can we add here that hasn’t already been said? For starters, most of those books and websites are about how to bring up

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When “Lying” is an Act of Love

Georgia State Trooper Nathan Bradley had a difficult task to perform. He had responded to a fatal car accident on Halloween evening, and now he and two other officers needed to notify relatives of the deaths of the couple who

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If We Don’t Have Children while Alive, Will We Be Able to Have Children in the Afterlife?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Giselle: If we don’t have children while alive, will we be able to have children in the afterlife? Thanks for the good question, Giselle!

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What if My Partner and I Have Different Religious Beliefs? Can Interfaith Marriage Work?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by an anonymous reader: Hi Lee, I love reading all of your articles, they’re incredibly easy to relate to. I personally am not religious but I do believe

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