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World Religions: Islam

Islam has many adherents.  It is the second largest of the five major religions.  There are about 1.6 billion Muslims in the world and about 2.2 billion adherents to Christianity (Largest Religion in the World, worldatlas.com).  There are nearly 3.5 … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Seek The LORD, Righteousness, and Humility

“Seek the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have upheld His justice.  Seek righteousness, seek humility.  It may be that you will be hidden in the day of the LORD’s anger” (Zephaniah 2:3). Judgement was coming on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Keep Silence Before Him

“But the LORD is in His holy temple.  Let all the earth keep silence before Him” (Habakkuk 2:20). The context concerns idols.  The previous two verses read, “What profit is the image, that its maker should carve it, the molded … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: A Cake Unturned

“Ephraim has mixed himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake unturned” (Hosea 7:8). Some believe that this refers to Israel’s idolatry. Homer Hailey commented, “’A cake not turned,’ burnt on one side and uncooked on the other, fit for … Continue reading

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Why Was God Displeased at Babel?

The events at Babel (Genesis 11:1-9) occurred not long after the Flood.  If the division of the earth in the days of Peleg (Genesis 10:25) refers to the events at Babel (and I think that it does), then the events at … Continue reading

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Questions About The Exodus

“He sent Moses His servant and Aaron whom he had chosen. They performed His signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham . . . He also brought them out with silver and gold . . . Egypt … Continue reading

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Is It in Your Heart?

“For all who have sinned without the law will perish without the law,and all who have sinned under            the law will be judged by the law” (Romans 2:12). The point is “there is no partiality with God” (Romans 2:11). … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Seventy Weeks (Part 3)

Daniel’s seventy weeks are divided into three segments: (1) During the first week, Jerusalem would be rebuilt.  (2) During the next segment, which consists of sixty-two weeks, time would pass before the Messiah would appear.  (3) During the last week, … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Ten Commandments

While it is true that the Ten Commandments are no longer in force, being a part of that system which was removed at the cross, still many of its points are again taught within the pages of the New Testament. … Continue reading

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The Works of the Flesh

The wording “the works of the flesh” should not be taken as saying that flesh itself is inherently evil.  God called His creation very good (Gen. 1:26, 31).  We are marvelously created (Psalm 139:14).  Jesus dwelt in the same flesh … Continue reading

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