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There are things that man must have for physical survival. He cannot survive very long without them. “How long can we survive without the basics? Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading
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
Jesus made clear that God’s ideal for marriage did not include divorce. His plan was for husband and wife to become one flesh: “Two individuals they are, two personalities; but they are one in love, in aim, in purpose” (Roy … Continue reading
“According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can … Continue reading
The Bible clearly teaches that God sanctifies. Moreover, it teaches that He does so indirectly, by medium of the word (John 17:17, 19). However, some believe that He also directly (miraculously) influences the heart and mind of man. Some believe … Continue reading
The term “love” appears in some form 51 times in the 105 verses of 1 John. What can we learn about Biblical love from this book? Here are a few things… 1. Love is more than words. “By this we … Continue reading