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YOU DON’T HAVE TO SPARE ANYONE WHEN IT COMES TO FIGHT FOR BIBLICAL TRUTH! – Duke Jeyaraj

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On day2 of IPL12 (24 March 2019), the big story was Rishabh Pant’s 78 off 27 balls in the Delhi Capitals Vs Mumbai Indians match at the Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai. At one point, he had 0 runs from four balls in this innings which is the four-fastest IPL innings ever (innings of 20 balls or more). The way he did not spare, the world’s best bowler now, Jasprit Bumrah, was a visual treat. He even hit a helicopter six off Bumrah.

When it comes to the fight for biblical doctrine, we do not have to spare anyone. Just because a popular person, or a big pastor, or a influential man of God (so-called) preaches a false doctrine, it does not mean, we just keep quiet. Apostle Paul was Peter’s junior. Peter accepted Jesus much before Paul and was in the ministry much before Paul. But when he spotted casteistic behavior in Peter, Paul opposed him to the face. The Bible says, ‘When Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned’ (Gal. 2:11). Even if an angel preached a Gospel other than the Gospel which the apostles preached (Peter/Paul/James/etc), we must oppose that Gospel tooth and nail, the Bible says (Gal. 1:8). These biblical examples motivate me to fight false teachings like hyper-grace, immortality on earth, even though some big, popular “big” pastors preach it.

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Duke Jeyaraj was born to missionary parents in Vellore, South India and was saved at the age of 11 and committed for ministry and received the Holy Spirit Baptism at the age of 13. God opened the door for him to preach first as a school boy at the age of 16. He is a trained Agricultural Engineer [B. Tech from SHIATS, Allahabad, India], who did not pursue a career in the line of his education but nevertheless enjoys growing cacti in the balcony of his rented Chennai flat, during his spare time! He could have been a sports commentator but prefers to wrap Bible Truth around sports magic moments and other interesting-to-Google Genners contemporary events. God’s call upon him made him utterly restless and he obeyed that call to by founding the Grabbing the Google Generation from Gehenna Mission (G4 Mission) in 2006 to finally find serenity after having served as a International Bank Customer Service Executive/Youth Pastor/Bible College Teacher/Missionary/Youth Mag Editor. G4 Mission is not a church but an inter-denominational ministry to present-day people, a ministry which Duke works full time for, as an itinerant presenter/preacher/writer-at-residence since 2008 along with his wife, putting to use the formal theological training he received from Southern Asia Bible College in Bangalore-India [M. Div - a Gold Medal performance in 2001 & Doctor of Ministry - with project on Making Disciples of Modern Young Working Professionals Among India's Google Generation, World-wide]. Several Christian publications have carried Duke's articles over the years and at present Aim Magazine (the voice of  the Evangelical Fellowship of India an umbrella body of over 65,000 Indian churches/organisations), regularly carries Duke's writings. Duke's Bible-teaching book on Sex, Love, Marriage, Porn and more called, Straight Talk, is presently available on Amazon and Google Books.  Duke has preached by invitation beyond his national borders (we are talking about nations such as Bangladesh, Singapore, Germany, Nepal and the United Arab Emirates). Duke is called a 'Reverend' by a leading denomination (even as his ministry remains indepedent and inter-church).  Duke is called ‘dad’ by Dale (now a St. Stephen's Delhi student) and Datasha (now in Class 9) and ‘hubby’ by Evangelin (the daughter of a missionary couple to Odisha who is a hospital admin grad currently studying M. A. in Biblical Studies with SAIACS Bangalore) and calls Chennai, India, his current home after living in Hyderabad till June 2021. In case your curiosity is triggered by hearing all this, you may checkout www.dukewords.com [if you are the reading plain text type], www.soundcloud.com/shoutaloud [if you are part of the audio-listening tribe] and www.youtube.com/visitduke [if you group yourself with the video-steaming generation])

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