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Which part of the Bible should you read?  All of it!  But what about today?

  Which part of the Bible should you read?  All of it!  But what about today? We should all read the whole Bible because it is the word of God.  Every word of God is vital and useful.  However, each part is not equally urgent.  Faith in God and confidence in His word is a good … Read moreWhich part of the Bible should you read?  All of it!  But what about today?

What’s the difference in your church and other churches?

  What’s the difference in your church and other churches? People choose churches like they choose other products — compare features and select the one that is preferred. That is fine for selecting products of human creation. The church of the Lord is of divine origin, has Christ as its head and is ruled by His word … Read moreWhat’s the difference in your church and other churches?

Long Lists of Bible Genealogies — WHY?

  Long Lists of Bible Genealogies — WHY? As you read the Bible you come across long lists of ancestors and descendants.  Most of the names are of people we do not know or care about.  How are they useful to me?  They are chronologies maintained through centuries in many different documents by many different … Read moreLong Lists of Bible Genealogies — WHY?

What is most important in your life — the most pressing issue?

What is most important in your life — the most pressing issue? In a passage discussing material things and earthly concerns, Jesus said:  “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” Are you focusing on what is most important?  How much time, thought and effort … Read moreWhat is most important in your life — the most pressing issue?

“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?

  “Blessed are those who mourn.”  How? “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4).  The blessing is not in the pain, burden or grief.  The blessing is in the comfort that mourners receive.  There is much pain and grief in this life for which there is no relief.  Time has a … Read more“Blessed are those who mourn.”  How?

Baptized How? Immersion — Pure and Simple.

  Baptism is Immersion – pure and simple. The Greek word for baptize means immerse, dip or dunk.  It involves putting something in and lifting it out again.  If I intend to obey the Lord’s instructions in baptism, I must be immersed. The command to be baptized in the Bible is always in water.  That … Read moreBaptized How? Immersion — Pure and Simple.

When did the 1st Century Christians Eat the Lord’s Supper?

  When did the 1st Century Christians Eat the Lord’s Supper? Unless the Bible tells us, we do not know.  In Acts 20:7 we find the only mention of a time the disciples gathered to break bread.  The apostle Paul waited seven days to join in this supper with the saints.  Did the early Christians … Read moreWhen did the 1st Century Christians Eat the Lord’s Supper?

Why is it so Difficult to Live Godly in this World?

  Why is it so difficult to live godly in this world? The thinking of this world contradicts fundamental principles of godly character.  Godliness is not simply about doing or not doing specific things.  Godliness is about developing a character and personality that seeks God.  More than what  you do, godliness is about what you … Read moreWhy is it so Difficult to Live Godly in this World?

How Can I Make Bible Reading Interesting?

  How can I make Bible reading … Interesting? For Bible Reading to capture your attention, you need to read with purpose.  Your mind must be engaged in a project as you read.  Your brain needs an assignment, a job to do as it reviews the text.  Reading with purpose includes tasks from the very serious to the … Read moreHow Can I Make Bible Reading Interesting?

What Miracle Does Jesus Want to Work for YOU?

What miracle does Jesus want to work for you? There is a single chapter in the Gospel of John that offers clear insight to this question: John 6. I will tell you a little about this chapter so you will be inclined to read it for yourself. It is a long chapter but, if you … Read moreWhat Miracle Does Jesus Want to Work for YOU?