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Youngsters who attend secular educational institutions frequently are confronted with seriously erroneous teachings. How do they deal with these dangerous situations? It doesn’t have to be a hostile encounter.
2 Timothy 1:5 — Godly Parents — Wicked Parents
A contrast between Timothy’s mother, a godly woman, and Ahaziah, whose notorious mother and grandmother counselled him to do evil.
Acts 13:2 – The Holy Spirit, A Person
This and numerous other New Testament verses establish the fact that the Holy Spirit is a divine Person.
Genesis 8:11 – Did the Dove Really Find an Olive Tree?
Is the account of Noah’s flood accurate? How, the critic wants to know, could the dove have plucked a fresh olive leaf from a tree that, a week earlier (Gen. 8:10), had been totally submerged in water?
I’m Looking for a “Friendly Church”
Why is it that some people say they just cannot seem to find a “friendly” church?
Did David Sin against God Only?
In Psalm 51, it appears that David is praying for forgiveness after having committed fornication with Bathsheba (as indicated in the superscription). How then could he have said to God, “Against thee, thee only, have I sinned” (v. 4)?
Mark 6:17-18 — An “Unlawful” Relationship
The case of Herod Antipas is instructive for modern-day issues of marital relationships.
What About Potlucks and Church Discipline?
Is the New Testament command to not eat with unfaithful Christians apply to a potluck gathering?
1 Timothy 4:14 – Timothy’s Gift and the Elders
Exactly how did Timothy receive spiritual gifts? Study this misunderstood passage with us.
2 Corinthians 2:6 – The Sufficient Punishment
The divinely prescribed method of church discipline is effective.
John 3:8 – The Spirit Breathes
What is the correct interpretation of this widely misunderstood passage?
Ezekiel 12:13 — The Blind Ruler
The prophet Ezekiel accurately prophesied the details of the capture of the king of Israel.
3 John 2 – Body and Soul
The Apostle John shows an obvious distinction between the body and the soul.
What Does the Bible Say About Ash Wednesday?
What is Lent and Ash Wednesday? Are these religious observances found in the Bible?
Galatians 1:23 – The Faith
The use of the definite article “the” in Paul’s discussion of “the faith” is significant.
2 Peter 1:8 – Conditional Salvation
Faith, virtue, knowledge, self-control, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love are all qualities the apostle Peter identifies as qualifying one’s salvation.
Amos 5:21,22 – Vain Religion
Worship God — then live as you please — is the sentiment of legions. But what does God think of such attitudes?
Who’s the Boss?
What values are our children really learning from our parenting? Are we really concerned with instilling respect for God and his will in our children’s hearts, or are we more concerned with making sure they have the appearance of a successfull family environment?
Acts 18:9 – Paul’s Fear at Corinth
God does not want the proclamation of His word to be characterized by a spirit of fearfulness.
Judges 4 – Deborah, the Woman Judge
Does Deborah’s service as a judge of Israel authorize leadership roles for women in the Lord’s church?