Monthly Archives: March 2014

By faith 2

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” He … Continue reading

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By faith

By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was … Continue reading

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Faith is the assurance of things hoped for

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so … Continue reading

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You yourselves had a better possession

But recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, sometimes being publicly exposed to reproach and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. For you had compassion on those in … Continue reading

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EQUIPPING BELIEVERS TO ANSWER CRITICS OF THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS – Part 3

Swoon Theories Swoon theories all rest on the premise that somehow Jesus managed to deceive the Roman soldiers who were in charge of the crucifixion. Theorists posit that either Jesus somehow passed out on the cross and the Romans did … Continue reading

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A fearful expectation of judgment

For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Is God a God of Hate?

I read today that The Reverend Fred Phelps Sr. died today. For those unfamiliar with this man count yourself lucky. He was the pastor of Westboro Baptist Church, not affiliated with any denomination. And pretty much disavowed by all mainline … Continue reading

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