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Are Works Essential for Christian Salvation?

One of the great dangers we all face in Bible study is that of taking a particular passage, isolating it from all the rest of the scriptures, and make it teach a doctrine it was never meant to teach. .
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What is it a Man Must Believe in Order to be Saved?

What is it a man must believe in order to be saved according to the Bible? If salvation is dependent on faith which the Bible clearly teaches then it is essential to know what it is that the Bible ..
(June 12, 2010)
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If Miracles Have Ceased – the Implications

Have miracles ceased? They have if we are talking about the kind of miracles performed by Jesus, the apostles, and those possessed of spiritual gifts in New Testament times. The purpose of those ..
(June 05, 2010)
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Christ Did Not Send Paul to Baptize – What?

Sometimes it is easy to misunderstand passages of scripture and especially so if we are getting all kinds of help doing so. Paul's statement in 1 Cor. 1:17 is such a passage. It reads as follows: ..
(June 03, 2010)
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Christianity and Multiculturalism

How does Christianity relate to the concept of multiculturalism? The answer to that depends in large part on one's definition of multiculturalism and there are many definitions of it given as you see .
(May 25, 2010)
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Jesus the Foundation of and the Builder of the Church

Lest the reader be misled by the title reading into it what is not there the church that is being talked about in this article may not be the one you are a member of so proceed if at all with caution .
(May 25, 2010)
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Confirmation Sunday – No Bibles Required

Our local paper has an article in it this week by the woman pastor/preacher (call her whatever you want – she calls herself Rev. ) from one of the nearby denominations entitled, “What is ..
(May 10, 2010)
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Jesus as the Bread of Life (John 6:48)

Beginning in about John 6:27 Jesus begins a discussion with those with whom he is conversing that carries through most of the rest of the chapter about himself being the bread of life sent down from ..
(May 04, 2010)
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Behold the Judge is Standing at the Door (James 5:9)

It is sometimes hard for Christians to grasp emotionally that they will be judged by Christ on the Day of Judgment. So much has been made of the grace of God and God's love that it is hard to come to .
(April 27, 2010)
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Are Paul's Writings as Authoritative as Jesus' Words?

Many years ago as a young man I heard it said by a young lady of my own age that the apostle Paul just had a thing against women with the idea being that what he wrote on the subject of women had no ..
(April 19, 2010)
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Everlasting Life – The Believer of John 3:16

Who has everlasting life? Is it the man Jesus spoke of in John 3:16 when he said, whoever believes in him (speaking of himself – DS) should not perish but have everlasting life" (NKJV) or is it .
(April 10, 2010)
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Who is the Believer in John 3:16?

Sometimes things that are the most obvious are also the easiest to overlook. No passage in the Bible is better known nor been memorized more than Jesus’ statement in John 3:16, For God so loved .
(April 03, 2010)
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The Christian, Politics, and the Government

What role if any should the Christian play in politics? All any man can know about the subject is what the Bible says and since it was written for the benefit and enlightenment of all men in all ages .
(March 30, 2010)
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The Grace of God in Baptism (Titus 3:4-7)

Most Americans of a Christian persuasion believe that baptism has little to nothing to do with the grace of God. One wonders have they never read Titus 3:4-7? The truth about God’s grace and ..
(March 17, 2010)
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Faith Based On Deception - Gen. 37:31-33

Gen. 37:31-33, “So they took Joseph's tunic, killed a kid of the goats, and dipped the tunic in the blood. Then they sent the tunic of many colors, and they brought it to their father and said, .
(March 14, 2010)
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What Does The Phrase

Jesus said to Nicodemus in John 3:3 (NASU), Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God" and then a couple of verses later (John 3:5 NASU) clarifies his ..
(March 14, 2010)
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How Does the Blood of Jesus and Baptism Tie Together?

I know of no one who claims to be a Christian but what believes we are saved by the blood of Jesus. All believe that for the Bible clearly teaches it stating it plainly - we have redemption through ..
(March 13, 2010)
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The Army of the Lord - the Church

The army of the Lord is a phrase found only one time in the NKJV of the Bible and that in the Old Testament in Joshua 5:14 where Joshua in the vicinity of Jericho meets up with one who says of ..
(March 10, 2010)
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God’s Willingness to Forgive – King Manasseh

It is not unusual to find in religion, as it relates to Christianity, two extremes of thought. There are those who feel God is so full of loving kindness that he will readily forgive us of any and ..
(March 06, 2010)
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Does Jesus’ Baptism Condemn You?

Does baptism matter? Most Americans have come to the conclusion that it does not, a person can be saved and go to heaven baptized or not. It is such a settled conviction with most that they are not ..
(March 06, 2010)
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Born Again At The Point Of Faith - John 1:12-13

John 1:12-13 from the New American Standard Version: “But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in his name who were born not ..
(March 06, 2010)
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Philip Preaching the Gospel in Samaria

"But when they believed Philip preaching the good news about the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were being baptized, men and women alike. " (Acts 8:12 NAS) It would be good to ..
(March 06, 2010)
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The Church as the Body of Christ – Which Means What?

The church of the New Testament is in the scriptures referred to under several different designations or appellations one of which is the body of Christ. And he put all things under his feet, and ..
(March 02, 2010)
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The Church as the Family of God – Things Found in It

The church in the New Testament is described under various appellations the best known perhaps being the family of God. It is the designation that touches the heart with the greatest force. We long ..
(March 02, 2010)
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Sin Against Peter

The apostle Peter has taken a beating among denominationalists.  I would feel sorry for him save for the fact that I would be feeling for the wrong party seeing as how he was an inspired apostle of ..
(January 11, 2009)
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