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Revelation: The Mark of the Beast

“Here is wisdom. Let him who understands calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666” (Revelation 13:18). This is not the number of man in general. No, this beast is … Continue reading

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The Soldier, The Athlete, and The Farmer

Paul used three earthly professions to illustrate the way a Christian should live.  Let’s notice – 1.  The Good Soldier “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:3). Christians are frequently described in … 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

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Dating Advice

Adam did not have to go out and search for a mate.  God created Eve especially for him.  She was taken from his side, bone of his bone, flesh of his flesh. However, things are a great deal more complicated … Continue reading

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Keeping Unity

The church is composed of those of different geographical origins, cultures, ethnicities, educational achievements, occupations, and even hobbies.  How can true lasting unity be maintained? I would suggest that it is possible for true Biblical unity to be maintained, if … Continue reading

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“The Just Shall Live by Faith”

“Living by faith, in Jesus above, Trusting, confiding in His great love; From all harm safe in His sheltering arms, I’m living by faith and feel no alarm.”  (Song: Living By Faith,  James Wells). The Bible says, “the just (righteous ASV/NASB) … Continue reading

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