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About Richard L Rice

Just an ordinary, balding, blind guy, making my way to Heaven by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus alone. His theology is conservative, Dispensational, Reformed and Calvinistic. Richard L Rice has been an ordained minister since 1986, and pastored 6 churches. A graduate of Multnomah School of the Bible (Portland, OR) and Abilene Bible Seminary (Abilene, KS), Richard is the author of numerous books, including commentaries on Matthew, Romans, the Minor Prophets, and the Pastoral Epistles of Paul. He is the pastor of a congregation in Portland, Oregon, and serves on the faculty of the Berean School of Ministry in Tala, Kenya. He lives near Portland, Oregon with his wife Kimberly and son Daniel. Further details about him can be found written on the pages of this blog.

The Disease Called “God Told Me”

                    My friend and fellow servant of Christ in Kenya has published a new book available at Amazon.com. Pastor Olare delves into the question of the believer’s source for truth and … Continue reading

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Gracefully Graces Me

Our singing unto the Lord should make sense and teach those singing and listening about the God of the Bible. This video says it all about much modern “Christian” church music.

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“Christian Worship” Pastor Explains Why She & Her Husband No Longer Believe

Just one note: notice Mrs Gungor makes no mention of Jesus or salvation as part of her religious experience. From a Reformed perspective, we would say that she and her husband were never saved to begin with, but were merely … Continue reading

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Cancelling Sunday Worship to Rest

Louie Giglio, famous American pastor to the hip and hep, has decided to cancel Sunday worship for two weeks so his congregation can experience “Sabbath” rest. https://passioncitychurch.com/sabbath/

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When a Volcano Erupts

When a volcano erupts, it is impossible to put the explosion back into the mountain. You either run from the explosion or it consumes you. We wrote here in both 2012 and 2013 of the avalanche of homosexuality upon the Christian Church … Continue reading

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The Forgiveness of Sin

Click here to watch as Roman Catholics crucified themselves to atone for their sins. ** Violent Content ** In Him [Jesus] we have redemption through His blood the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace (Ephesians 1:7). If … Continue reading

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Tumultuous Night

This is what passes for a Silent Night in some “churches” now

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The Fire that Fueled the Reformation

In commemoration of Reformation Day, October 31, 1517, the day on which Martin Luther nailed to the church door his 95 complaints against the Roman Catholic Church, comes this short, but relevant article: http://www.tms.edu/preachersandpreaching/the-fire-that-fueled-the-reformation/

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The Reformation Relics

Being a reader of church history it has been fascinating to observe all the references to the Reformation on our current trip …. Click here to read more: The Reformation Relics by Pieter Stok

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Mary & Crucified Jesus Dolls

Two Argentine artists have given the famous Barbie and Ken Doll toy figures a controversial makeover resembling the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ crucified on the cross. Click to read more … Jesus and Mary Barbie Dolls

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