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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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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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Jesus Can Do So Much With So Little

A boy gave up his fish and bread lunch. Jesus used that to feed thousands of hungry souls. An assembly of 120 disciples gave up their fear of persecution. Jesus used that to spread the gospel to the descendants of Israel in every nation. A woman of ill repute at a well ignored her shame. […]

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What Happens to Jonah if the Whale Dies?

Jonah 1:1-4, Jonah 1:14-17; Jonah 2:1-10; Jonah 3:4-5, 10 What would happen to the account of Jonah if his whale had died? Here are some possible answers to this question: Nothing since the Old Testament says it was a “GREAT FISH.” Jonah becomes wealthy from the sale of whale oil and retires. While blubbering in […]

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