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The contemporary church is suffering famine for the hearing of the words of God, but one that is a self-inflicted wound.

Over the decades, I have heard credible men of God warn of a coming day when the Church will experience a “famine for the word of God.” At first, I took this to refer to a coming time when the Bible itself would be suppressed even in western-style democracies, the result of efforts by governmental authorities to persecute the faith.

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“Though He slays me yet will I trust in him, and I will maintain my ways before him” – Job 13:15.

Each of us has asked the question, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Why, despite their faithfulness and supplications, do many Christians become ill and die from horrible diseases? Why do so many not experience the emotionally satisfying presence of God, see visions, or have angelic visitations?

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The history of the failed expectations in popular preaching is causing many to begin grasping at prophetic straws.

The history of failed predictions and projections by the Prophecy Industry has left many of its proponents holding an empty bag. Dispensationalism has a significant problem. Not only has it predicted the return of Jesus within a “biblical generation” of modern Israel’s founding in 1948, but also a long list of related events that must precede it, none of which have occurred.

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Was the Apostle Paul serious when he wrote that church elders must be “above reproach?”

Unfortunately, the public exposure of the sins of church leaders has become commonplace, and often we discover their faults existed even before they entered the ministry. Even worse is when the committees that appointed them knew about their proclivities beforehand but selected them all the same.

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