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Friday; November 15

I believe that we often make things more difficult than they need to be.This is especially true when it comes to religion.Could it be that we have over-analyzed things to death over the last two thousand years?What would happen if we returned to the basics of Bible-based principles?Take, for example, the process of salvation.When we go back to the beginnings of the Christian church we find a pattern for the forgiveness of sins.The New Testament seems to highlight the process when, after the Apostle Peter preached a powerful sermon in Jerusalem, “Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, ‘Brethren, what shall we do?’Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.’” (Acts 2:37-38).In essence, those who heard the sermon came to a belief that Jesus was Someone special, they had an understanding that anyone …