Culture Shock Series: Does Our World Acknowledge Right And Wrong? | Chip Ingram

Culture Shock Series: Does Our World Acknowledge Right And Wrong? | Chip Ingram

Culture Shock Series: Does Our World Acknowledge Right And Wrong? | Chip Ingram


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What ever happened to right and wrong? Is there “absolute truth”? International speaker, pastor and best-selling author, Chip Ingram, gives his thoughts and background on how he came to understand and believe the absolute truth of the Bible.

Chip challenges us as Christians to ask ourselves what we believe is right and wrong, and then go to the Bible and ask, “God, who are you? What do I believe, and why?”

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35 thoughts on “Culture Shock Series: Does Our World Acknowledge Right And Wrong? | Chip Ingram

  1. Sasha Bowman

    Christians stopped caring about obeying God's pure truth, they put imaginary question mark's at the end of most verses. They never took the building of Gods Kingdom seriously.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  2. Bobbye Sue

    Thank you brother ingram for this video. I'm going to share this with people.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  3. My Name Is David Hogg & I Approve This Message

    9:10 look at his pinky finger….double jointed?

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  4. My Name Is David Hogg & I Approve This Message

    It's hard to determine who is being deceitful even in the Church. That's why I believe it best to seek Christ yourself through the oldest version of the Bible you can get your hands on (King James?). Then you can find a Church and see if it is right for you. Many people know there is a path to Christ and they place themselves on that path to scoop you up before you find the truth. That is not what I want nor is that what I am saying Chip Ingram is, but there are many pastors who do deceive their followers into believing they are working for the right side. This makes it hard to find someone to trust to listen to but so far Chip is alright (:

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  5. My Name Is David Hogg & I Approve This Message

    I have frequently been overwhelmed with the thought "There is a spiritual war happening right now". My parents relationship has never been healthy yet they are together to this day. I'm the oldest of many siblings and am college graduated. Coming home for Christmas this year I can see our family falling apart in some ways, we stopped going to Church years ago and I know it makes my Mother sad, but my parents aren't on the same page with it. I never had a relationship with Christ (that I know of) until today. I decided type into Google "There is a spiritual war happening right now" and I found livingontheedge's website with the article *Spiritual Warfare 101: What is the Invisible War?*. I can honestly say today I decided to have full faith in Christ. What was explained in that article is sooooo reflective of what is happening today. I was getting so fed up with the degeneration of society and also my younger siblings I almost decided to forget about trying to be "good". I was so filled with hate everytime I'd be reminded of the state of our society right now. But I'm at peace knowing that this stuff is talked about in the Bible. It is so interesting as well as important for all of us to know and understand and live by. I decided to tell my brother about what I felt today after reading that article and encouraged him to also follow me if he wants to relieve some of his emotional pain. I absolutely love my family they are everything and I want to help each one of them find happiness and peace again, or at least find a way to deal with the issues at home in a healthy way and to know that God loves them and understands what they are going through. Before today I was always highly spiritual and could sense others emotions very very well, often times too well that it makes it hard for me to not feel them myself and disables me from helping them or growing a relationship. I want to have healthy relationships.

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  6. Heru Santoso

    Pastor Chip, I have to read again your book Culture Shock. It was written before this nasty politics things happened. I'm glad you already wrote this warning on your book.

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  7. Abebayehu Desalegn

    I learn science not to search for truth but to get better life on earth out of it: because I have already accepted Jesus christ-The truth.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  8. S E

    Amen! Amazing way of explaining!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  9. Gladys Zavport

    He's a great man of God

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  10. PooleSilly

    I am grateful to say that I am a born again Christian and have been since I was 19…….yes indeed i enjoy listening to this dear man of God Pastor Chip and I much pray God's peace and comfort on him and his family each and everyday and that God uses him and his ministry mightily to much glorify and lift high the king of kings and the lord of lords!!!!!! to God Be All The Glory!!!!! Great Things He Hath Done!!!!!! and all hail king Jesus!!!!! the king of kings and the lord of lords!!!!!! however folks these days are getting darker and Christ is coming soon and if you don’t know Christ as your savior then it burdens my soul to think that you are headed for a terrible place called Hell where the Bible says the fire is never quenched and the worm dies not! Folks you are not promised tomorrow! If you want to know how to be saved from this horrible reality then please by all means don’t hesitate to comment right back so I can lead you to the savior! 2 Corinthians 6:2 clearly states “now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation!” And Hebrews 3:15 clearly states, “Today if you hear his voice don’t harden your hearts! it is not me but the Holy Spirit that I pray reveals to you the truth of his precious gospel……John 3:16 says for God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whoever believes on him will not perish but have everlasting life! V 17 says then V 18 says whoever believes on the son is not condemned but whoever does not believe on the son is condemned already because he has not believed on the son whom God has sent! Also Acts 16:30-31 what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house I am not threatening anyone but just warning them what will happen if they reject this precious gift of eternal life! Christ died a horrible criminals death! He was beaten brutally mocked spit upon and endured countless hours of torture pain for all of our sins! Ppl go to hell because they reject that pardon for their sins! And Jesus is saying to them in Matthew 25:41 depart from me you cursed into everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels! Hell was only prepared for Satan and his angels! It is not God who threatens anyone it is the craziness of rejecting the free pardon of salvation! It’s like if you’re in court you’ve committed a crime say you murdered someone! Now if you say to that Judge hey I know I’ve done a terrible thing of murdering that person but I hear you’re a good judge and so I know you’ll be fair to me…… the judge is going to reply well yes you’re right about one thing I am a good judge and because I’m a good judge I’m going to see to it that you’re punished and that justice is served! Well then all of a sudden someone you don’t even know comes forward and says you know what I know he’s committed the crime he’s committed and he deserves to go to jail but I really don’t want to see him go to prison so I’ll just go to prison for him so he can go free! So if you accepted that offer you’d be free to leave the courtroom but if you didn’t well you’d be crazy and go to prison yourself! Well that’s exactly how it was 2,000 years ago! He is God in human flesh and he came to this earth lived a perfect sinless life and even though he knew that we had sinned and because of our sins deserved to die miserably but he said no I don’t want to see them suffer so I will go and take their punishment for them! Even though he did absolutely nothing wrong still he chose to take the punishment for our sins so we can be set free from the power bondages and consequences of our disobedience to God! Romans 5:8 says For God commends his love toward us that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us! 1 John 2:2 says he was made to be the propitiation for our sins! And not just for our sins but the sins of the whole world! 2 Corinthians 5:21 He who knew no sin became Sin for us that we would be made his righteousness! The truth is if you had to get to Heaven by your own effort then you cannot do it! Because Romans 3:10 says there is not one that does good! No Not One! Romans 3:23 says For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God! Romans 6:23 says For the wages of sin is death! But the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our lord! But the good news is Romans 10:9 If we confess with our mouth and believes in our hearts that Christ died for our sins then was raised from the dead we will be saved! V 10 For it’s with the heart we believe and it’s with the mouth confession is made unto salvation! God gave us 10 commandments to follow and we’ve broken every one of them! And because God is a good God he cannot allow our disobedience to him to go unpunished! Well then like I just mentioned above his son Jesus stepped forward and said no I don’t want to see them punished so I will take their punishment for them! And also like I said he died a terrible substitute criminal’s death for us on a cross so now all we have to do is accept that payment for our sins and we can escape the terrible wrath of God that is to fall on them who do not accept this atonement that was sacrificed for our sins! Praise the lord Romans 10:13 says Whoever calls on the name of the lord shall be saved! And 1 Peter 1:4 you’re an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you! Christ clearly said in John 14:6 I am the way the truth and the life and no one comes to the father but through me! Acts 4:12 clearly states that there is no other name given unto Heaven or earth by which we must be saved as there is salvation in no other! Jesus clearly states that there is clearly only one way to Salvation and it’s him that’s it! There is no other way! God Bless everyone who reads!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  11. PooleSilly

    God right now I lift up everyone who is reading this and lord I pray in Jesus Name that if there is anyone who doesn’t know you or is troubled about their souls reading this then by all means please allow this comment to enlighten their path to draw them to yourself and gloriously be saved from that horrible eternal place called Hell lord that’s my prayer and that’s my hope! I pray that Satan will be completely banned from this comment right now in Jesus Name and Satan only by the authority of Jesus Christ and his word which I stand upon you are completely banned from this comment! I don’t care whether you like it or not I am praying for the lost to get saved and am seeking to completely set fire to your harvest Mr.! you are nothing but a Liar with a capital L the father of Lies!!!!! A cheater! A deceiver! A joker! A murderer! A thief! A stalker! A depressant! And most of all a father of lies low down yellow dog loooooooser! And there's absolutely nothing you're going to say or do that's going to change your future whatsoever! you are going to be cast into the lake of fire where you're going to burn forever and ever and whether you like it or not we are all gods children and praise be to God we won't be joining you……… So in Jesus name I demand and insist that you back away from us entirely leave us all alone get thee behind Jesus and don't come back you hear me? Don't come back ever and in Jesus name be gone forever your father of lies loser! Because you're going to hell! Repeat you're going to hell! And your time is short! Lord again please just reach out to the lost folks that read this comment! Lord if anyone is troubled about their souls then please I beg you may they waste no time commenting back to me so I can show them how to come to know the precious sweet savior Jesus who made it possible to escape the wrath to come! God time is running out and ppl need to respond to the Gospel quickly before it is too late! If Jesus would forsake the 99 sheep go outta his way to still try to save the one remaining lost lamb then can you please use me to reach out to the remaining lost lambs! Also please be with Ray Comfort Kirk Cameron and all those street preaching and sharing your word and the gospel during these darkening days lord I want nothing more than to see your wonderful precious and holy name most high and glorified whatever that takes! Lord as your children everyday I ask that you please fill our hearts with much patience grace wisdom strength and obedience to accomplish your perfect will and as we as your children through these dark days seek the bright light of your face May we daily much exalt magnify and glorify high and lift up the king of kings and the Lord of lords much to the fullest extent in all we say and do lord that's my prayer and that's my hope! Please lord again use us and strengthen us to win the lost to you! As always God in the good times you are worthy to be praised and we're going to give you all the glory with thanksgiving in our hearts for you giving us all things to enjoy and in the bad times we're still going to do just the same lord because you are Jehovah Jireh our provider Jehovah Nissi our banner Jehovah Ropheka our healer and the perfect physician Dr. Jesus Christ Jehovah Shalom our wonderful and blessed prince of peace! And the God who comforts us in all of our afflictions! You are the alpha the omega the beginning and the end! The first and the last are you! The absolute timeless God the eternal God the infinite God the Holy God the righteous God the beautiful God the Rose of Sharon the buckler the captain of our soul the dayspring from on high the daystar the bright and morning star the lily of the valley the light of the world! Lord thank you so much for your death on the cross for our sins! Romans 5:8 says God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. And also John 3:16-17 says For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life! For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. Yes lord you are worthy of all our praise worship and adoration! Thank you for your unfailing love toward us and for saving our souls from the pits of Hell! And Lord no matter how fiery our trials can become lord just giving you all the praise and thanksgiving will cause us to become overcomers and more than conquerors! And as always no matter how painful or even unbearable our temporary sufferings can become still Romans 8:18 paints just the perfect picture of just how small and temporary our troubles are compared to eternity as it states that our present sufferings are not worthy to be compared to the glory that shall be revealed in us! And I also know that 1st Thessalonians 4:16-18 day is coming For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words. Also 1 Corinthians 15:51-52 tells us that Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. And also Revelation 21:4 day is near and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes and there shall be no more crying death sorrow neither shall there be any more pain for all the former things have passed away and all things are new! What a day that will be! When my Jesus I shall see! When I look upon his face! The one who saved me by his grace! When he takes me by the hand and leads me to the promised land! What a day! Glorious day! That will be! Just a few more weary days and then I'll fly away! To that place where Joy shall never end! I'll fly away! I'll fly away oh glory! I'll fly away in the morning! When I die hallelujah by and by! I'll fly away! By and by when the morning comes! When the saints of God are gathered home we will tell the story of how we've overcome! And we'll understand it better by and by! Sing the wondrous love of Jesus! Sing his mercy and his grace! In the mansions bright and blessed! He'll prepare for us a place! When we all get to heaven what a day of rejoicing that will be! When we all see Jesus! We'll sing and shout the victory! O victory in Jesus! My savior forever! He sought me! And bought me! With his redeeming blood! He loved me ere I knew him! And all my love is due him! He plunged me to victory! Beneath the cleansing flood! And as Titus 2:13 puts it we are waiting for that blessed hope of the glorious appearing of our lord and savior Jesus Christ! I'm kinda homesick for a country to which I've never been before! No sad good byes will there be spoken! And time won't matter anymore! Beluah Land I'm longing for you and someday on thee I'll stand where my home shall be eternal! Beluah Land Sweet Beluah Land!!!! Yes lord what a wonderful beautiful glorious and victorious morning that still lies ahead for all of us who belong to you and are called according to your purpose! Forever all our pain will be forever forgotten ousted and vanished in the presence of our lord and savior Jesus Christ! Yes lord please use these reminders to set all of our minds on things above and not things down here! and finally when all is said and done please just multiply and pour out all on our days ahead with much smiles satisfaction and laughter unimaginable sunshiny happy days and Joy unspeakable! Also please fill each of our cup till it overflows! Finally please just remind us we as brothers and sisters Will be in much prayer for each other love one another dearly and will never give up on one another as long as it takes and I pray all this in his precious and holy name amen…….:-)

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  12. Easy to tips and tricks ect

    Thank you for this message this is timeless!
    … I see a big shift, in the church back in the 80s when all these other versions of the Bible started becoming more popular than the King James! This breaks my heart it ties right into your message!

    .. we don't need other Bibles to simplify the word of God! Because, the children of God are led by the spirit of God and the spirit of Truth leads us and guides us into all truth! We have the exhaustive Strong's Concordance, which gives you the definition in the original Greek of every word in the King James Bible so that it can be clearly understood and how God meant it to be understood.

    … because it's the child's of God responsibility to make known the word of God as the spirit of God reveals it to the child of God we have no need you make the Bible easier to be understood because the spirit of God will reveal it to the child of God. It's just that simple.
    … before I became a Christian I would read the Bible and it was ink on paper it did not make sense, when I was in Sunday school or church it would make sense only because the teacher could explain it.
    … after I was born again the spirit of God began to reveal the word of God, to me
    as I read it, it this is the way God designed it!
    … I understand that God will YouTube word to open a person's eyes that are seeking him or his work, but in general unless disputed Gaiden reveals word of God to a person reading that isn't a Believer yet it won't make sense.

    We got to get back to basics and the word of God if we're absolute truth Foundation of it begin. Foundation of right and wrong.
    I look forward to hearing from you God bless you bye for now brother Ken

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  13. Taber Girl_8865

    I am not surprise, we have watered down the word of God.

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  14. steven herrold

    PRAISE THE LORD!!!!!!!!!!! for preachers who are bold enough to stand up preach the truth of our world we live in you see i agree with chip we have a problem in america inside and outside the church i used to think if i stay away from drugs booze astrology and stupid people my life would turn out ok now i realise i need more that i spent to many believing that all christians love sports yea well i don't like sports because i don't care who wins the stupid game!!!! and i can't stand it when fans have to reminisce the play by play and they want to go back and relive the moment when a team member did something that they think is amazing I THINK PEOPLE ARE STUPID BECAUSE THEY WILL USE THE SLIGHTEST EXCUSE TO CELEBRATE A VICTORY if a team goes undefeated for an entire season the biggest fans will say that needs to be in the history books and and they go on and about how that is so amazing i'm not impressed i don't watch any sports because i'm bored i don't see why that is soooo!!!! cool really some people are too easily entertained

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  15. silagito

    This sermon is gold!!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  16. Ian mac

    where are the bible verses ?

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  17. The Watcher

    What a great series!! I first heard Chip preach one of these sermons driving home from work…and couldn't stop listening! I sat in the driveway 10-15 min after I got home it was so good…I instantly wrote the website and ordered the CD series. My wife and I listed to it all the way to Myrtle Beach form NC for our annual church couples retreat..Man it was so good! I also ordered the book. It was so good I had to share it with co-workers….they came back and were like "wow this guy is awesome!!" Chip God Bless you for being not too ashamed to preach the Gospel even the so called "touchy subjects" that pastors don't want to touch on but our culture desperately needs to hear the gospel truth! I've enjoyed you ministry, books, and material! Keep up the good work for our Lord! AND THEY ARE AFFORDABLE!!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  18. Teresa Monastero

    "Teach our kids to think!"

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  19. Agent P

    “Truth, Justice and the American Way”. When Hollywood decided to make a new live action Superman movie. My dad said he wasn’t going to watch it. I asked him why. He said they took his slogan away. My dad’s favorite superhero growing up was Superman. My dad grew up in a small town in Kansas. So did Superman. There’s a fondness he had. I was perplexed why they would take that out. This video helps to identify where we’ve come. I relected on the media I tend to like to watch. I found Indiana Jones believed “it belongs in a museum”. MacGyver didn’t believe in guns. That was his right but the issue was that he didn’t believe in killing. Same with the A-team. Almost all of the media I grew up with. There was always a good guy and a bad guy. The one who did what was right and the one who did what was evil. This may sound cheesy but these characters shaped me into who I am today. So the media I watched and the home I was raised in shapes me into believing in a right and wrong. Yet I feel lost in this world. I was pursuing an undergrad in history. I lost all interest when it was nothing but bashing the evil white man and one professor said that we are not here to debate truth. If you want to debate truth. You can go down the hall to the philosophy class. If you make a claim and don’t believe it to be true. Then what’s the point? The nail in the coffin for me was when I had a professor give a lecture explaining that the Protestant reformation had nothing to do with corruption in the church aside from the small little bit with Martin Luther. Instead it was about people using the Bible which had recently just become available to the common folk, to justify higher wages. He claimed it was in large part a socialist revolution. I dropped out and never looked back. I joined the army and now sergeants can’t mentor soldiers in the right and wrong way to conduct themselves because what is right to the 30+ year old isn’t the same thing for the 17-20 something private who grew up on social media and negligent parents. So I’m frustrated.

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  20. Redeemed

    Our modern culture has become ancient Rome. :I    This man is brilliant.  This is so very correct.  This is why the victim mentality just won't make people happy at all.  None of the worldly ideas actually work, or we wouldn't be such an unhappy generation, even with all our stuff.  God bless you man 😉   Thank you so much. 🙂

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  21. Roger Bonilla

    Being wrong with God is not being honest and truthful with him and when you CANNOT be honest and truthful with God Almighty the life giver then how much more would you not be honest to your Husband, Wife, Parents, Grandparents, friends, neighbors, co-workers, fellow country men, and your fellow mankind everywhere on earth. That is why I do not subscribe to Right and Wrong because wrong is not in my vocabulary nor in my Spirit. They right and wrong do not belong together and if you are preparing for citizenship in Heaven that should not be part of your vocabulary or thinking. REMEMBER!! Right and wrong do not belong together, Wrong was thrown out of Heaven that is why wrong has been lying and using people in high places to divide the people of earth do they would not know how to do right, NAMELY, being honest and truthful to one another without their sneaky lies pitting people against people with accusations and blackmail of their private lives, that is of satanic origin!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  22. Roger Bonilla

    What ever happen to just right with no wrong? Right is when you know you are a sinner and do the Right thing and repent to God and acknowledge him for who he is the life giver and love of your being no matter what yet, He wants you to be right through honesty and truth even in your fleshly decisions that might separate you from him. So I say again! What ever happen to just being right with God?

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  23. mike duke

    Anyone watching please ask these questions.
    1. How does an article save anyone?
    2. Do you remember faith comes by hearing and hearing comes by the word of God?
    3. Why is Chip acting as if he's not in Romans 3?
    4. Why would a message like this appeal to you?
    5. As you read Romans do you see that our sinful nature loves law. Freedom in Christ is our struggle.
    6. What's wrong with anyone standing in a pulpit saying in their words, the world is going to hell.
    They have overlooked the obvious. Themselves.

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  24. Anita Rice

    If you get to pick your own God, or no God at all, then the rest just naturally follows. When there’s no healthy fear of a living God, and no acknowledgement of Christ as THE way THE truth and THE life, then why would there be any central morality?

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  25. Fanesta Williams

    The problem is that America was built on depravity. Genocide and dehumanizing enslavement set the foundation of there not being a time when America was moral. It’s like a mass murder entertaining one group of people on his first floor and torturing people in the basement. America needs to repent and rectify the wrong. The church is just as guilty.

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  26. Ivan Petropov

    We stopped punishing our kids for one thing. Second we took anything even remotely Christ honoring out of schools in the whole world.

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  27. BenRedeemed!!

    no alter call… no message of repentance? no asking Christ into your heart..admitting i'm a sinner? … do you give people the opportunity to pray and ask for forgiveness????  if you are not in the business of saving souls " evangelize def: the act of converting others to Christianity " … are you an envalgelist or teacher or ? minister? good news is great.. but how does one get saved sir? i'm being serious.. that has to be in the message… you're giving classes.. it was evident half way through your sermon… REPENT.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  28. BenRedeemed!!

    how do I get saved?

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  29. Jacob at Office Worx

    Goog Stuff Chip. Changed my life.. Thank You So Much.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  30. Jeremy Grogan

    Thank you God for the work you are doing for your Kingdom through Chip Engram!

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  31. Jeremy Jeremy

    "Nothing is absolute"

    "Do you believe that absolutely?"

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  33. James Mellott

    Thank you Lord for bringing me to this truth !

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  34. C J

    Thank you, Chip! I have rock solid confidence in God's Absolute Truth.

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply
  35. inspire:)

    I don't know why but his voice sounds so much younger then he looks but he's a great preacher 🙂

    March 31, 2021 at 6:39 pm Reply

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