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Category Archives: God`s word
Fire in My Bones
“Then I said, ‘I will not make mention of Him, nor speak anymore in His name” (Jeremiah 20:9a). Jeremiah was tired of the fight. He was mocked by what seemed like everyone (Jeremiah 20:7, 10). He was in derision daily … Continue reading
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The Testing of One’s Faith
Make no mistake about it. One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life. James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3). These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13). We should not be surprised … Continue reading
Posted in Bible Study, christian growth, Endurance, evangelism, Faith, God, God`s word, life, Man, Prayer, Priorities, Soul Winning, Suffering, Temptation, Textual study, Time, Tongue Tagged 1 Corinthians 10:13, 1 john 2:15-17, 1 John 4:7-8, 1 Peter 4:12, 7 tests, 7 tests of faith, attitude, barometer, blaming others, blessed is the man who endures, book of James, brevity of life, care for weak, careful with tongue, count it joy, covering sin, crown of life, cursing men, day of slaughter, desires, difficulties in life, discouragement, do God's word, do not disrespect poor, do not hold faith with partiality, dont blame God, Endurance, endure, external trials, fair in business, fraud, friendship with world, God, God's word, godisnowhere, h.r. palmer, hear and do the word, hear God's word, Hebrews 12:14, Hebrews 4:15, heirs of the kingdom, holiness, honest, internal trials, james 1:1-2, james 1:12, james 1:13-14, james 1:13-18, james 1:19, james 1:19-22, james 1:2-11, james 1:2-3, james 1:26, james 1:26-27, James 1:27, james 1:3, james 1:4-8, james 2:1-ff, james 3:1-12, james 3:9-10, james 4:11-12, james 4:13-17, james 4:2-3, james 4:4, james 5:12, james 5:13, james 5:14-15, James 5:16, james 5:17, james 5:19-20, james 5:4-5, james 5:9, life is a vapor, life is difficult, Lord of sabaoth, love God, love one another, luke 12:20, lusts, m.a. kidder, matthew 4:4, Matthew 7:12, others, partiality, patience when tested, Philippians 2:4, poem The Tongue, prayer in James, priorities, pure religion, receive with meekness the implanted word, rich in fath, romans 5:3-4, saving a soul from death, saving souls from death, seek to convert sinners, seek to save others, self deception, song angry words, song did you think to pray, song ere you left your room this morning, song yield not to temptation, spiritual barometer, spiritual growth, swift to hear slow to speak slow to wrath, temptation, temptations common to man, test, testing faith, the implanted word, the poor, the rich fool, the uncertainty of life and tomorrow, the use of the tongue in James, time, tongue, treatment of others in James, trials of life, wages of laborers, what is your life?, world, wrath 1 Comment
The Sound of Sneezing
The sound one makes when sneezing is natural, and involuntary. Correct? The answer is not exactly. The sound one makes seems to be in large part a learned behavior. The sound emitted is different around the world. Achoo is common … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Influence, culture, Example, God`s word Tagged 1 corinthians 15:33, 1 John 3:16-18, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Peter 2:21, 2 Peter 3:18, achee, achoo, Acts 4:13, apchki, atchaum, atchim, bbc, beholding in mirror, book basics of biblical greek, charlie swinbourne, companion of fools, conform, conformity, deaf people sneezing, don lewis, eccesiastes 10:10, eichi, emma tracey, english, esv study bible, evil company, example, ezekiel 21:16, faking sneezes, french, from glory to glory, german, great stone face, greek, haching, hakashun, hakshon, hatshi, hatxi, Hebrews 12:1-4, hebrews 12:2, hindi, hopsu, humorous story, influence, involuntary, iron sharpens iron, james chapman, japanese, John 13:34, korean, limpchicken, nathaniel hawthorne, natural and involuntary, natural or learned behavior?, nowiknow, ohiipines, panim, peer pressure, Philippians 2:5, potugese, proverbs 13:20, Proverbs 27:17, robert mounce, russian, sneezing, sneezing across world, the sound of sneezing, theuijunkie, they had been with Jesus, tranformed, turkish, vietnamese, walking with wise, william mounce Leave a comment
Do We Have Absolute Truth?
We do not know all things. In the physical realm, not all has been discovered (Proverbs 25:2 cf. Job 38 – 42). In the spiritual realm, not all has been revealed. We do not know when the Lord will return … Continue reading
Posted in Bible Study, christian growth, Doctrine, God`s word, Plan of salvation, truth Tagged 1 Timothy 2:4, 2 Timothy 3:15, agnosticism, can we understand the Bible, children can learm, common people heard him gladly, desire and effort, desire wrong things, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, ezra, God desires all be saved, ignorant, IQ, Jesus, Mark 12:37, Mark 16:15, mensa, moses, must one be a scholar, one heart journal, paul, peter, the gospel is for all, truth, unstable, vincent's word study, why some do not understand, wrest to own destruction Leave a comment
Does Truth Reveal One Plan of Salvation?
What is truth? It is reality. The New Testament declares that God’s word is truth (John 17:17; Ephesians 1:13; Colossians 1:5-6). God’s word declares spiritual reality. This is what the New Testament declares. According to the New Testament, each accountable … Continue reading
Posted in baptism, Cofession, Doctrine, evangelism, God`s word, Plan of salvation, Repentance, Soul Winning, truth Tagged agnosticism, arrogant, baptism, believe, book: piloting the strait, confess, dave miller, faith and knowledge, God's relationship to His word, hear, implication, law of excluded middle, living faithfully, logic and the bible, mac deaver, no firm stand, one heart journal, plan of salvation, repent, the bible is propositional, thomas b. warren, truth, what is truth Leave a comment
Anthropomorphism (from the Greek Anthropos meaning man or human, and morphe meaning form or feature) is a figure of speech which is used in the Bible. It is “an ascription of material forms to God” (Clinton Lockhart, Principles of Interpretation, … Continue reading
Posted in God, Godhead, God`s eye, God`s word, Word Study Tagged anthropomorphism, Clinton Lockhart, E.F. Hutton, figure of speech, God in figurative language, God's eyes and ears, God's face, God's limbs arms hands fingers and wings, God's mouth, God's nose, Jennie Wilson, Laurie London, Principals of interpretation, song: He's got the whole world in His hands, song: Hold to God's unchanging hand, song: Watching You, Y.M. Hemson Leave a comment
Peace Series: Let The Peace of God Rule
“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Clothing, Fellowship, God`s word, Love, Peace, Textual study, Thanksgiving, Word Study Tagged alan adams illustration, Appreciation, belt, bond of perfection, bond of unity, brabeuo, Colossians 3:14-15, compliment, dealing with issues, girdle, john kachelman jr, let the peace of God rule, love, mark twain, peace, peace of God, peace series, thanks, the gospel of peace, the word of God, umpire Leave a comment
Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading
Posted in be ready, christian growth, Clothing, Faith, God`s word, Holy Spirit, Hope, Love, Prayer Tagged 1 Thessalonians 5:8, adam clark, andrew connally, bring this back or be brought back on it, christian armor, christian soldier, christian warfare, christian's depicted as soldiers, clothed armor of God, david lipscomb, do not cast away confidence, do not cast away shield, dressed for war, Ephesians 6:14-18, faith, feet shod not seats padded, feet shoe with preparation of gospel of peace, foy wallace jr., gary fallis, germany, girded with truth, hope, lacedemonia, prayer, quence fiery darts of wicked one, robert milligan, roman long sword, roman short sword, spiritual war, tacitus, the belt of truth, the breastplate of faith and love, the breastplate of righteousness, the helmet of salvation, the helmet of the hope of salvation, the shield of faith, the sword of the spirit, the word of God, w.t. hamilton Leave a comment
The Bible which I use contains 66 books. These books can be divided into 39 Old Testament books and 27 New Testament books. The Bible that Catholics use contains 73 books. These books can be divided into 46 Old Testament … Continue reading
Posted in Apologetics, Bible History, Catholic, Evidence, God`s word, Old Testament/New Testament Tagged 1 Maccabees 14:32-41, 1 Maccabees 4:43-46, 1 Maccabees 9:27, 2 esdras, 2 macabbees 12:43-45, able to zacharias, additions to Daniel, additions to esther, apocrypha, apocrypha denies inspiration, bel and the dragon, book od Wisdom of solomon, book of 1 Maccabees, book of 2 Macabees, book of baruch, book of eccesiasticus, book of judith, book of sirach, book of tobit, book of Wisdom, canon, catholic bible, commending murder of men at shechem, council of trent, deutro-canonical books, doctrinal errors in apocrypha, fredric kenyon, geisler and nix, giving for dead, how many bible books?, inspiration, inter-testament, Jesus on canon, josephus on canon, Judith 9:2-9, missing books?, neil lightfoot, old testament timeline, old testament/new testament, pray for dead, prophetic silence, sacrifice for dead, septuagint and apocrypha, susanna, terry hightower, the letter of Jeremiah, the prayer of azariah, the song of the three young men, three fold division of old testament, till artaxerxes, two fold division of old testament Leave a comment