Educate Yourself

A Crime of Biblical Proportion

The Bible has been around for twenty five hundred years.  It continues in its completed form to be the best-selling book on the planet.  From its obscure origination it has become a worldwide sacred text. …
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One Hundred Bible Studies, Conclusion

Reading the Bible will provoke a process of wrestling, doubting, imagining, and aggressively discussing its mysteries.  Scripture is not a static work, but a living, breathing, captivating, and confounding book that is able to equip…
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One Hundred Bible Studies, Part 2

As the prophet Amos declared of old, “There is a famine in the land, not of bread or water, but of hearing and knowing the Word of the Lord.”  Most of our churches teach and…
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One Hundred Bible Studies, Part 1

The Bible has been around for twenty five hundred years and it continues to be the bestselling book on the planet.  From its obscure origination it has become a worldwide sacred and revered text.  It…
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“One-anothering”

Love one another as I have loved you. Wash one another’s feet…serve one another in love. Be at peace with each other. Be devoted to one another with mutual affection. Honor one another above yourselves….
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Think About It

1God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, 3 though its waters roar…
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Intersection of Heaven and Earth

We must ignite our thinking about prayer!  In prayer we find ourselves in an environment in which God is the pivotal center of action.  Prayer places us in a posture of receptivity before God.  He…
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Recognizing How and When God Answers

A Christ-follower needs to understand and leverage the privilege and the responsibility of prayer.  The believer needs to assimilate and acclimate to the ways God answers prayer.   The next post will challenge the disciple to…
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Evening, Morning, and at Noon

New believers are often told that to “grow in the Christian life” they must participate in certain basic disciplines, such as Bible reading, prayer, witnessing, and of course, giving.  With the exception of giving, we…
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A Reasoned/ Reasonable Hope, 3

“Declaring truth in an age of universal delusion is a revolutionary act” (Orwell).  “The worth of a person is determined by how much truth they can tolerate” (Nietzsche).  We live in a day of interactive…
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