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Do Your Part First … God Will Do His!

  Do Your Part First … God Will Do His! We go to the Lord with a list and a longing for all the things He should do for us – even those of us who are focused on things spiritual.  However, James wrote, “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your … Read moreDo Your Part First … God Will Do His!

Bible Study Is About Change! What Kind of Change?

Bible Study is About Change. The word repent, in various forms, is found at least 59 times in the New Testament.  Before Jesus even began His work, John the Baptizer preached:  “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand … bear fruit worthy of repentance” (Matthew 3:2, 9).  To study the Bible seriously without any intention … Read moreBible Study Is About Change! What Kind of Change?

Does God Believe in You?

God believes in You! We read the Bible and think:  How can I learn all this?  How can I do all this?  How can I live this way?  Too often we conclude:  “I can’t.”  But God believes in you.  He believes in you so much that He was willing to sacrifice His Son for you, present the entire Bible … Read moreDoes God Believe in You?

What does INSPIRATION mean?

What does INSPIRATION mean? Our modern use of the word means to be stimulated, motivated or stirred in a strong emotional way.  It usually refers to a person who, filled with strong feelings, is moved in a powerful way to accomplish something great. That is not what the Greek word, usually translated inspired, means.  The … Read moreWhat does INSPIRATION mean?

Can You Understand the Bible?

God is the Creator of all things. He knows His creation, its substance, its design and its nature (Genesis 1:1, Hebrews 11:1-3). God created man in His own image and likeness (Genesis 1:26-28). The story of the Adam and Eve in the garden (Genesis 2-3) indicates that God intends to have fellowship with humanity and … Read moreCan You Understand the Bible?

How Do I Know I Am Saved?

Quick, single sentence answers to this great question are not sufficient – they do not offer confidence and certainty. You need an honest evaluation of your own life, past and, especially, present, along with an understanding of God’s teaching about salvation. You need to read essential passages in the Bible, not a verse here and … Read moreHow Do I Know I Am Saved?