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Easter, a Special Holy Day?

Some people avoid any connection with Easter.  It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday.  They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading

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Miracles (Part 1)

Miracles are a part of the Biblical record. They occur in both the Old Testament and in the New Testament. Jimmy Jividen listed the references to miracles in the Gospel accounts and New Testament record: (1) Matthew – general references … Continue reading

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Only Begotten

“And the word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). “No one has seen God at any time. The only … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Fulfilled

There are certain passages which are said to be “fulfilled” in Jesus’ day, yet they do not appear to be contextually if one consider the source of the quotation. Let’s take a look… Refrain from Weeping “Thus says the LORD: … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 2)

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Curds and honey he shall eat, that he may know to refuse the evil and choose … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 1)

The background to this chapter is this: Assyria is pushing westward, conquering territory, and quickly becoming the dominant world power. Under these circumstances, two old foes, Syria and Israel, form a league for mutual protection. The two then try to … Continue reading

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Nativity Questions

This time of year many think about the birth of Jesus. We’ll take this writing to address a few questions. 1. Was Jesus born on December 25th? It seems unlikely. Shepherds did not have their sheep in the fields in … Continue reading

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