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What You Need to Know about the Devil’s Tricks

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8).


Union With Christ When You Don’t Fit In

Social shame asks the questions: Where do I belong? Who am I? Who are my people? Who can be trusted? None of these questions can or will be answered perfectly by any person, place, community, or church. Your experience tells you this truth...


If Your Christianity Is Just a Moral Religion Based on a Myth, It’s Worthless

My Facebook and Twitter feeds are blowing up with Christians who are decolonizing, deconstructing, rethinking, and reforming their Christianity because of the abuses they have experienced from Christians and in churches. I understand...


When Peace and Unity Seem Impossible

There is a sweet peace in giving up the responsibility to control everything and the drive to get vengeance...

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5 Myths about Angels and Demons

There is no indication that our world’s fascination with angels and demons is in decline. Rarely does a day pass that we don’t hear of someone’s alleged encounter with either a holy angel or a fallen demon, together with news that a new TV show or film on Netflix...

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Christians and Demonic Activity Today

Christians can be demon oppressed, but never demon possessed. In the Gospels, wherever Jesus goes, he casts out demons. The demons just really came out of the woodwork with Jesus' ministry. Because the Empire of Satan focused...

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Are the “Sons of God” in Genesis 6 Fallen Angels?

Episode 565 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about Halloween, the Old Testament dietary laws, repentance, and the "Sons of God" in Genesis 6.

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Does the Bible Condone Saul’s Conjuring of the Dead?

Episode 564 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about if there are lesser "gods," if we should repeat the same prayer, if God every says "thank you," and Saul's encounter with the "Witch of Endor."

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The Bible and Homosexuality

Episode 563 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about purgatory, "principalities and powers" in Ephesians 6, if pastors must be married, and homosexuality.

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Do Exorcisms Still Happen Today?

Episode 562 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about if there is one true denomination, what it means to be an "antichrist," Ananias and Sapphira, and exorcisms.