Tag: Bible

The Bible is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures. Varying parts of the Bible are considered to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans by Christians, Jews, Samaritans, and Rastafarians.

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I was in a grocery store looking for a particular snack. I couldn’t find it. I had traveled those grocery store aisles for at least 30 minutes. Moments later a friend of mine who works in the store asked me what I was looking for. I told him and he immediately pointed me in the…

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he minister had just returned from a missions trip. “What did you accomplish?” I asked. “Well, the most important thing I did with the small churches in difficult situations,” he said, “was give them permission to succeed.”

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Neither did we eat any man’s bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you.

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I like to win arguments. I like being right. I like showing people that I’m smart. I like using my knowledge and proving a point. It’s fun. I enjoy the rush it gives. And it may be one of the most destructive things I can do as a Christian.

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In my mind today, I’m pretty rattled. In all truth the past few weeks have been full of grief. A classmate and former student of mine started their new chapter in heaven. This earthly life is one of many questions and uncertainties. Keeping the faith is so hard when sadness is all around. My prayers…

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Fear Not
Jan 14

Fear Not

“Fear not . . .”  Isaiah 43:1 “Fear not” — words that make us stand a little straighter and feel a little stronger.  “Fear not,” (and words of a similar context) are found in the Bible more than a hundred times.[1]  We’re taught that fear and faith cannot coexist.  A fearful saint is not a…

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At the risk of sounding like one of those zealots, it is time that we begin to openly draw a distinction between our Lord’s Ecclesia and Constantine’s Church. All of us that are serious about our relationship with our Father and our walk of faith have recited, or at the very least heard it recited,…

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Sanctification belongs to our Father in Heaven.  Being sanctification is freely offered to the heirs of righteousness.  It is given to us as part of our inheritance, which comes by salvation.  It is our Father’s perfect will for us, that we are sanctified.  By the proclamation of our Lord, who is the pillar of all…

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“And two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one flesh”  (Mark 10:8). This is what biblical math for marriage looks like  1 + 1 = 1. No, this is not common core math; this is what God’s definition of what marriage should look like if it were visualized mathematically. As…