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Apologists –  Defenders of the Gospel or Rude Loud Mouths?

By Patrick Hawthorne     I wrote this back in 2015 but in light of some things I have been seeing of late, I think it is time for a re-post. And yes, I am pointing the finger back at

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Give Me Freedom or Give Me Death!

By Patrick Hawthorne I’m somewhat of a redneck…well, let me rephrase that…I’m more of a country boy with a smidge of redneck thrown in.  No, I don’t smash beer cans on my forehead to show how manly I am –

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The Rapture of the Church

By Patrick Hawthorne I’m stepping away from my normal writings to briefly delve into an interest of mine which is Bible prophecy.  I make no claims of being an expert on Bible prophecy and have no bones about telling you,

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Who God has Called, He Equips

By Patrick Hawthorne Has God called you to a certain task in which you feel extremely inadequate? I sure hope so. I know that this is a rather odd thing to write but I ask for a particular reason.   You

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Justified…Just-a-What?

By Patrick Hawthorne One of the greatest failures of the Church, in my humble opinion, is the notion that we feel we must use big churchy words in order to sound, well…more churchy.  And then, to sound less churchy, or

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The Persecuted…or the Jerk?

By Patrick Hawthorne Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. (2 Timothy 3:12) A friend recently presented a question on Facebook that made me take a mental step backwards as I pondered the truth

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Is a Bird Building a Nest on Your Head?

By Patrick Hawthorne Not too long ago, I was walking across the yard with slop bucket in hand.  With four pigs, three goats, fourteen chickens, and one duck waiting for their evening dinner, my attention should have been focused on

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