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Faith and Trust

Faith untested is faith unknown, and it is during such tests that the level of a believer’s trust becomes so important. After being imprisoned, John the Baptist began to have reservations about Jesus (see Luke 7:19-22). In response to this, Jesus said, “blessed is the one who is not offended by me” (see Luke 7:23). […]

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What is Faith?

(GROW Discipleship Course: Series 1, Lesson 3)   During the Old Testament the word “faith” was seen as the act of being faithful to a calling or need. During the New Testament the word “faith” was seen as the act of believing in a teaching and/or a teacher, and thereby becoming an obedient and faithful […]

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A Question of Suicide

Since a person committing suicide can’t repent after the fact, can they end their life and still be saved? I am not insensitive to the fact that this question could be hurtful to those who lost someone to suicide. I also realize that the survivors of those who have taken their own life often have […]

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GROW – Lesson 2: The Eternal One God

(GROW Discipleship Course: Series 1, Lesson 2) The writer of Hebrews said that when we come to God we must first believe that “He is.” The Bible shows that Jesus was God incarnate. This teaching is the single most defining issue of the New Testament. The word “incarnate” in Latin means “in” and “flesh.” It […]

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70 Weeks to Christ or to Antichrist?

All Bible teachers would agree that Daniel’s 70 Weeks is one of the most important prophecy messages in the Bible. However, the way in which they teach these weeks can vary considerably. For instance, those who teach the Dispensational view of prophecy believe all the prophesies pertaining to the first 69 Weeks were fulfilled during the First […]

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Free Will and God’s Love

Free will is defined as: “the power of acting without the constraint of necessity or fate; the ability to act at one’s own discretion” (Webster’s 1828 Dictionary). Confusion about free will often derives from a misunderstanding about God’s love. This confusion usually comes from the accusation that a God that allows mankind to suffer sin or the […]

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Saved from East to West

Psalms 103:12  As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us. This ‘east to west’ reference is more than a map coordinate, for within this statement is a glorious promise that Jesus was to fulfill for you and for me. Why “east to west”? To guard against […]

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Seventy Times Seven?

Matthew 18:21-22 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? (22) Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. Why “seventy times seven”? Are we to believe we should forgive every […]

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