Matters of Conscience

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay There are many ways to deal with conflict. Most organizations have a manual that explains how to handle these situations. Because they are so volatile we have to have a plan before they happen, so we know what to do. Human nature tends to do…

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Looking Like Jesus

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery. We have many celebrities people want to emulate. When you look at the Bible you find characters you want to be like. We notice certain characteristics about others and we want to be like them. Abraham…

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Spiritual Service

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Many Christians today seem to have an estranged relationship with the Holy Spirit. When we read the New Testament, and even the Old Testament, we see the Holy Spirit doing great things and ministering through Christians in amazing ways. But we don’t see that…

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The Holy Assembly

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When I was in high school there were several clubs based on interests students could join. I was part of our Bible club while I was in high school. I enjoyed being part of it until I graduated. I was actually elected president for two…

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Cowboy Christianity

Image by Devanath from Pixabay American ideals reward the person who pulls himself up by his bootstraps. We are used to society based on individuals. We applaud those who don’t rely on anyone else but themselves. But this is a thoroughly unbiblical perspective. Especially when it comes to the church…

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Serving the Lord

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The recent pandemic has practically crippled the workforce for restaurants and service industries. The service industry isn’t for everyone but they can’t even get back to people that used to work there. But this is a vital industry. We don’t even think about what…

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Remember His Rest

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay Everyone needs a vacation. Sometimes the vacation doesn’t go very well and we are anxious to return to our regular lives. But for the most part people love vacation. It gives them a time to relax, revitalize, and renew themselves. But the same people who…

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Laying on of Hands

Who is qualified to lay hands on others? What is the relevance of Mark 16:17-18? There may be certain traditions in some denominations as to which Christians can lay hands on other Christians, usually elders and pastors, but in the Bible there is no limitation on the laying on of…

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Jesus as Yahweh

Why would you say that Jesus is the Jehovah of the Old Testament if that is your belief? God revealed himself to the Israelites throughout the Old Testament. Most people would consider Yahweh to be God the Father in the Christian viewpoint. While this is not a wrong way to…

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