The Inner Person

Image by Bessi from Pixabay So many components make up who we are and what we do. Our motivations and intentions lead us to the choices we make and our actions. But what does the Bible have to say about all of the inner parts of who we are? All…

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Old Testament Literature

Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay What categories of literature are found in the Old Testament? In the Old Testament, there are many main genres accompanied by sub genres. If you put the Old Testament books into categories, you have the law/Torah/Pentateuch in the first five books. Then you have historical…

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The Redeemed Mind

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay I’ve had several atheists and unbelievers who were thinking through Christianity ask me questions about what it means to be made new in Christ. They were afraid they would become mindless drones for Christ. It’s often the concern of those considering becoming a Christian…

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Forgiving Others

Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Could you help me understand and apply John 20:23 in context? John 20:19-23 concerns the authority of the believer here on earth. As in other passages in the Gospels, Jesus sends out the disciples as he was sent by the Father (John 20:21). When Jesus…

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Inspired Living Word

Image by Pexels from Pixabay Why is the Bible considered the living work of God when many of the writers talked about very personal things at times and even put in their own opinions? This is a question about the inspiration of Scripture. Although we can’t understand completely exactly how…

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New Jerusalem

Image by IrinaUzv from Pixabay Will the New Earth and the New Jerusalem resemble the original Garden of Eden? Not necessarily. The New Jerusalem is a city for the saints of God to dwell in with him. It is described in Revelation 21-22. The New Jerusalem is described as both…

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The Biblical Mind

Image by Raman Oza from Pixabay One of the greatest tools we enjoy without realizing it is our mind. We use it every day without thinking about it. Our brains are the most complex organ in our bodies. They can accomplish many tasks and we don’t even notice. They do…

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Judas Iscariot

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Why was Judas Iscariot predetermined as the traitor apostle? I know it sounds this way when you read the Gospels and the beginning of Acts, but Judas was not predetermined to be the traitor apostle. It was prophesied in a few places in the…

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Proving Ground

Image by 5132824 from Pixabay I tend to get ahead of myself. Sometimes I like to just go. But most of the time, I like to plan out my events and everything that’s going on. I like to know beforehand where I’m headed. Because of this desire to be a…

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Best-Selling Bible

Image by Ahmad Ardity from Pixabay Since the Bible is the best-selling book in the world, who receives the millions generated by its sale? When you open up whatever Bible you regularly read or have in front of you, you will see a publisher listed there. Many times it is…

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