Still Smoking?

by Dan S. Shipley As a former smoker, I know how easy it is to ignore messages from the news media and the pulpit that discourage smoking. It is difficult for most of us to be objective in considering that which condemns what we want to practice. As someone as well noted, “Affection is a…

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How do I defend against Satan?

Question: I was reading┬áthe article of the seven-year married woman who committed adultery with a “Christian” man and is now afraid of the possible consequences. I noticed a piece of advice that could be applied to almost anything. The advice is: “Implement plans to keep yourself pure by avoiding tempting situations.” I have an addiction…

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What is wrong with smoking?

Question: What is wrong with smoking? Answer: Perhaps I should turn the question around and ask “What is right about smoking?” After all, it is an expensive habit that is known to cause damage to the body of the smoker. So what benefit does smoking give that should cause a Christian to consider it? Tobacco…

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