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Spoon Feeding is for Infants

No pain, no gain. (photographer) The saying is intended to validate the need for working through the hard stuff before expecting to acquire something of real value. The same principle can apply even to Bible Study and the persistent search … Continue reading

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Just Kick a Hole in the Wall

Is it not possible, when we come to a Y in the road, that the best route just may be off-trail? (photographer) Not all choices set before us are between good and evil, black and white. The options presented before … Continue reading

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Rocking the System of Worship

The first advent of Christ not only rocked the system of expected worship of the one true God, it forever altered how believers are to understand his word. (photographer) According to the author of Hebrews, “He sets aside the first … Continue reading

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Filtered by the Blood – part 3

The last half of the big ten are often referred to as the “Do not” commands. They follow the pattern set in the garden of Eden where God restricted the first humans by giving them one “Do not” command. Whereas … Continue reading

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Filtered by the Blood – part 1

Have you thought about how drastically the New Covenant alters the understanding of the 10 Commandments? In our Wineskins study, our family recently reviewed the long version of the first three (so far) of those holy commands carved into stone … Continue reading

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New Things Old

New things, old; Both foretold. “Therefore every teacher of the law who has been instructed about the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old” (Mt … Continue reading

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Enduring the Swells of Motion Sickness

Consistency in bible study is often an exercise in endurance. Perhaps that is not the best reason for staying the course, but especially with all the competing distractions for our attention, sometimes endurance helps maintain the lifeline between spurts of … Continue reading

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Absent from the Top 10 Lists

The New Covenant does not typically appear on top 10 lists. It is the substance of the current agreement between God and Christians, and yet it seldomĀ elicitsĀ much attention in Sermons or in group bible studies. Our family bible study through … Continue reading

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The Co-mingling Cult Affair

Most Christians readily acknowledge the sinister threat of mixing ungodly aspects of popular culture into our beliefs and practices. Lying, for example, is considered a protected aspect of free speech in the United States, but that does not justify its … Continue reading

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Bitter Truth: Bound by Law

When Scripture reminds Christians that they have been released from the law and serve in the new way of the Spirit, the concern voiced by some is that without the Ten Commandments there would be no recognition of sin. However, … Continue reading

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