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TREKKING WITH ABRAHAM

“Moreover the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah, saying, Consider not what this people have spoken, saying, the two families which the LORD chose, he has even cast them off? 1,139 more words

Abraham

The Serpent in the Garden: A Closer Look

It is both one of the oldest stories told in Western civilization as well as a cornerstone tale of morality, temptation, and honesty for Christians. The pericope (or section of a story) of the serpent in the Garden of Eden, found in Genesis 3, is a brief story, but one that has held significance for centuries for believers. 850 more words

Bible

Emmaus Road

Luke 24:13-39

One of Jesus’ first encounters after resurrection began in incognito fashion with two of His disciples on a road leading to Emmaus.  During the opening exchange the two disciples, still not recognizing Jesus, complained – 294 more words

Anchors Down

When we take our study of God’s word seriously, it doesn’t take long before we begin to encounter passages or ideas that might cause us to drift a little. 774 more words

Bible Study

Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors

Painting: Joseph’s Coat

Painter: Diego Velázquez (1630)

The story of Joseph begins with a statement that shows the special place he enjoyed in his father’s house: “Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his children, because he was the son of his old age” (Genesis 37:3). 1,137 more words

Hebrew Bible

Old Tactics Still Work

Proverbs 7:21-23 

“With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him. He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.”
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Wisdom

Man's Ability to Sin

When it comes to the origin of sin, Scripture always points us in the direction of the creature.  For that reason, however, it is never isolated from God’s government nor excluded from His counsel.  155 more words

Systematic Theology