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The Little Maid (Young Israelite Girl Saves Syrian Commander)
She is called “a little maid” (KJV) or “a young girl” (NKJV). She had been torn from her home, a young Israelite girl, taken captive by the Syrians. She was placed in the service of Naaman’s wife (2 Kings 5:1-2). … Continue reading
Posted in Christian Influence, evangelism Tagged 2 Kings 5, book how to lose a kindom, daniel, ezra, kindness, leprosy, little maid, michael whitworth, mordecai, Naaman, nehemiah, slave girl, syria 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
Give Thanks This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving celebrations, on American soil, predate the Pilgrims. Spanish explorers celebrated a day of thanksgiving in 1541 (Palo Duro Canyon, Texas), and again, in 1598 (El Paso, Texas). French Huguenot colonists did so in 1564 (Saint Augustine, Florida). English settlers … Continue reading
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Suggestions for Bible Students (Part 1)
Each one of us should be a student, a careful student, of God’s word. Numerous passages emphasize this point (e.g. Psalm 1:1-3; 119:104; Hosea 4:6; Matthew 7:21-23; 22:29; John 12:48; Acts 17:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:15-17; Hebrews … Continue reading
Posted in Bible Study, hermeneutics, Stats Tagged alexander campbell, attitude, D.R. Dungan, earl west, expect, expect to understand, ezra, Guy N. Woods, hermeneutics, how to study the Bible, how to study the new testament effectively, importance of knowing the Bible, john grisham, paul, read, roy deaver, stats on Bible reading, student of Bible, the search for the ancient order, tom clancy, will Leave a comment
Prophecy: Seventy Weeks (Part 2)
“Seventy weeks are determined… know therefore and understand, from the going forth of the command to restore and build Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks. The street (or open square, footnote in NKJV) … Continue reading
Posted in Premillennialism, Prophecy Tagged abomination of desolation, appearing of messiah, artaxerxes' decree, confirm covenant, cyrus' decree, Daniel 9, daniel's seventy weeks, darius' decree, end of sacrifices and offerings, ezra, josephus, messiah cut off, middle of seventh week, nehemiah, one week, prophecy, rebuild temple/jerusalem, sixty two weeks, temple destroyed, three segments of prophecy, titus, troublesome times, wings of temple, zerubbabel Leave a comment