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Attitudes Toward God’s Word

 

Several years ago during National Bible Week, the then host of the Tonight Show, Jay Leno, did one of his on-the-street interviews.

Leno asked, “Can you name one of the Ten Commandments?”

“God helps those who help themselves,” offered one person.

“Freedom of speech,” guessed another.

“Name one of the apostles,” Leno challenged. Continue reading

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An Ironic Absence of the Bible

Last week newly elected Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema took the oath of office but refused to be sworn in on the Bible. Instead, she placed her right hand on a book of laws that included the Arizona and United States Constitution.

“Kyrsten always gets sworn in on a Constitution simply because of her love for the Constitution,” the senator’s office said.

Hmm. Maybe. Continue reading

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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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