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Suggestions For Bible Students (Part 6)

One will not be an effective Bible student, if he does not understand how the Bible is organized.  Let us notice… 21.  There are 3 dispensations. (1) Patriarchal Dispensation                        … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Paul: Romans 7)

“Or do you not know, brethren (for I speak to those who know the law), that the law has dominion over a man as long as he lives?” (Romans 7:1). Paul wrote to people who knew about law (the definite … Continue reading

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The Apocrypha

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

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Grace Series: Grace for Grace

“And of His fullness we have received, and grace for grace. For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ” (John 1:16-17). There is a contrast between what Moses brought to man and what … Continue reading

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Why Did God Allow…

There are things in the Bible that cause people to wonder, “Why did God allow this?” Let’s notice two such things. 1.  Polygamy? God created only one man and one woman in the first home (Genesis 2:21-25; 3:21). Polygamy or … Continue reading

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Three Dispensations

God has had three arrangements for governing man.  Every Bible student should know this.  Failure to understand this, and to be able to distinguish between the three arrangements leads to all sorts of confusion.  Let’s review the three dispensations. 1.  … Continue reading

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Liberty

So what is Liberty? Many have recognized that: (1) Liberty involves freedom of actions. John Locke has written, “A man falling into water, a bridge breaking under him, has not here-in liberty … For though he has volition, though he … 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: The New Covenant

Let’s define “covenant.”  The Hebrew word has its origin in a verb meaning ‘”to cut or divide’ in allusion to a sacrificial custom in connection with covenant making” (Vine’s).  The word is used of (1) Covenants between men – (a) … Continue reading

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Letter vs. Spirit

In 2 Corinthians 3:6 we read, “Who also hath made us able ministers of the New Testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.” What do these words mean? The … Continue reading

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