Category Archives: Bible Study

The Wiles of the Devil

“The Wiles of the Devil” series (post #1) Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Ephesians 6:11, N.K.J.V.) The Greek word translated as “wiles” in this verse … Continue reading

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The Gap Theory

“How Old Is the Earth?” series (post #5) Genesis 1:1 tells us that in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. But right on the heels of that we get Genesis 1:2, which tells us that the earth … Continue reading

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What the Sabbath Teaches Us About the Days of Creation

“How Old Is the Earth?” series (post #3) Did you know that the 4th commandment tells us something about the age of the earth? Do you remember which commandment that is? It’s the one about keeping the Sabbath. It goes … Continue reading

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Were Adam and Eve Real People?

Steve Chalke is a prominent Baptist minister in England. He is a graduate of Spurgeon’s College in London and has served in various ministerial roles, including pastor, broadcaster, and community activist. He has authored more than forty books, founded the … Continue reading

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The Fundamental Question

“A Thought-Provoking Book” series (post #5, last one) You — the regular readers of this blog — have had the last four posts to grasp some of the more compelling arguments presented in the book Why I Left, Why I Stayed. As … Continue reading

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One Reason Why One Man Stopped Believing in God

“A Thought-Provoking Book” series (post #1) As part of our Christmas shopping at the mall a couple of weeks ago, I went into a Barnes & Noble store to kill some time while Tonya shopped for shoes or something like … Continue reading

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A Hard Truth

This past Sunday morning at Oak Grove Baptist I began a sermon series on the life of Samson. That life starts with his conception in the womb of his previously barren mother. But why did God choose to open her … Continue reading

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