Category Archives: Scripture

An Example of Why Bible Study is Hard Work

A man’s gift makes room for him, And brings him before great men. (Proverbs 18:16, N.K.J.V.) This verse provides us with a case in point of how the Bible can sometimes be difficult to correctly interpret and apply. The Hebrew … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: Psalm 119:105

The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew (with just a handful of passages written in Aramaic), and the New Testament was written in Greek. So, unless you can read those languages, you need an English translation of the Bible. … Continue reading

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Where Did Cain Get His Wife?

Twice in the past few weeks I’ve been asked, “Where did Cain get his wife?” The reason for the question is obvious to anyone who has read Genesis chapter 4. Genesis 4:1-15 speaks of a time when Adam and Eve … Continue reading

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The Snowstorm That Helped Charles Spurgeon Get Saved

This past Saturday night we got a little skiff of snow that created some slick roads and icy parking lots early Sunday morning. Consequently, like some other churches in our area, we cancelled Sunday School and 11:00 p.m. worship service … Continue reading

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Pet Verses

Why are there so many different denominations, groups, cliques, and movements, with each one claiming the title “Christian”? It is because they all have “pet verses” to which they give favored preference over other verses from scripture. Allow me to … Continue reading

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The Source of Right Doctrine

“Right Doctrine for Right Living” series: (post #2) When you are looking for a church, what should be at the top of your list of criteria? The size of the church? Nope. The location of the church? Nope. The church’s … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Childhood (post #2 of 3)

When last we left Joseph, Mary, and the baby Jesus, they were in Jerusalem in the Jewish temple performing a couple of important services per the Mosaic law. At this point, Jesus is 40 days old and has been circumcised … Continue reading

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