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Eastern Religions: Zoroastrianism and Bahaism

These two religions are from Persia (Iran).  One is ancient.  One is of more recent origin. Zoroastrianism There are fewer than 200,000 followers of this religion in the world.  Most are in India, Pakistan, and Iran (Top Countries of the … Continue reading

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The Adversary (Part 3)

A 2016 Gallup poll found: (1) 11% said that they did not believe in God; (2) 27% said that they did not believe in the devil; (3) 15% did not believe in heaven; (4) 22% did not believe in hell (gallup.com/poll/193271/americans-believe-god.aspx).  … Continue reading

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The Adversary (Part 2)

The Bible teaches that we have an adversary.  Peter warned, “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8).  He is presented as real and dangerous. … Continue reading

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The Adversary (Part 1)

The more one understands about an opponent, the better prepared one is to deal with an opponent.  Consider: (1) This is true in sports.  Teams spend a great deal of time studying video of opponents.  They want to understand strengths … Continue reading

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The Man of Sin, The Son of Perdition

“Let no one deceive you by any means, for the Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition” (2 Thessalonians 2:3). The day under consideration is the … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Two Beasts

Revelation 12 closed with the dragon (Satan) making war against the woman (faithful Israel) and the rest of her offspring (Christians including the Gentiles).  Revelation 13 introduces two agents of the dragon in this war.  Two beasts (agents of the … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Two Witnesses, The Woman and The Child

The book of Revelation is a book of symbols. Admittedly, some of these symbols are difficult to discern. However, there are certain points that seem clear. Let’s consider… The Two Witnesses (Revelation 11) The reference to two witnesses, no doubt, … Continue reading

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The Devil Tempts Jesus

“We do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin” (Hebrews 4:15). Let us consider how the devil tempted Jesus and how Jesus handled the … Continue reading

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