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What Do You Believe?

What do you believe about God? Salvation? Sin? Ethics? And the Bible?

According to a recent survey conducted by LifeWay Research based on interviews with 3,000 people, American evangelicals are “deeply confused” about many basic Bible doctrines.

Their conclusion, that is “overall, US adults appear to have a superficial attachment to well-known Christian beliefs.” While the majority believed that Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead, 6 in 10 Americans think that “religious belief is a matter of personal opinion [and] not about objective truth.”

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5 Reasons To Read The Bible

There’s an old story about a couple who sent their son off to college. When he left they gave him a Bible and told him to read it carefully, because it would be very helpful.

After a few weeks of school, the son messaged his parents that he needed a little money. The parents answered and told him to read John 3:16.

The son responded, “I read John 3:16, now what about the money?” Continue reading

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Can You Know the Mind of God?

 There’s an old story about the preacher asked to teach a young boys’ Bible Class in the absence of the regular teacher.  So He decided to find out how much they knew about the bible.

After asking a few simple questions like, “Who made the earth, sun and stars?” he asked them, “Who knocked down the walls of Jericho?”

All the boys acknowledged their ignorance. None of them could tell him who knocked down the walls of Jericho. Continue reading

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Great Verses of the Bible: 1 Peter 4:11

This week finds Norma Jean and me attending the Florida College Lectures, as well as sneaking in some time with our grandchildren. As I have reflected on the lecture theme, “Inquire of Past Generations: Lessons From Church History,” a central thread has emerged in all of the presentations. Continue reading

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A Call For Churches and Preachers To Return to Bible Preaching

When I saw the headline “The Hottest Thing at Church Today,” I wondered what kind of new promotion or gimmick some mega church had devised enticing people to attend.

Then I read the post by blogger Tim Challies. Continue reading

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Is the Bible Scientifically Accurate?

Johannes Kepler, the 16th-century German mathematician, and astronomer is famous for discovering the laws of planetary motion, known as Kepler’s laws. He was also a devoted follower of Christ and a believer in the Bible.

Kepler once observed, “Science is simply thinking God’s thoughts after him.” Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Memorize the Bible

Did you know the National Bible Bee took place this past week? I didn’t either. I must have missed that news report from the mainstream media.

The Bible Bee, started in 2009, is open to young people ages 7-18. In last week’s final round the participating contestants memorized 840 verses in just 90 days. The National Bible Bee Game Show, hosted by Kirk Cameron, assembles 72 young people in a contest showcasing Bible verse memory and applied Bible study. Continue reading

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