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Prophecy and Discernment

You may say to yourself, “How can we recognize a word that the Lord has not spoken?” If a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord but the thing does not take place or prove true, it is a word that the Lord has not spoken. 340 more words


Side Tracks

Going from point A to point B is pretty straight forward. At least it seems like it should be. When you divide a line and divide it again, and again, and again, you begin to get the idea that my math teacher tried to get across: There are an infinite number of points between any two. 526 more words

Life As I Know It

Forsake Not Wisdom

Proverbs 4:6-9

He spends much time emphasizing wisdom. He even advises to make her a prize in one’s life. This clearly suggests that wisdom is very important for life. 164 more words


Spirit, soul, and body

We can be moved to tears, confess our sins, consider redemption reasonable, profess interest in religion, sign a decision card accepting Christ, study, pray, and testify with joy, and still not have received Christ’s life, remaining as dead as before, because our souls are capable of mimicking all these things. 251 more words


Simon vs. Simon

Did you know that Acts chapter 8 wasn’t the only time Simon Peter and Simon Magus crossed paths? According to Clement of Rome, they held many debates that lasted for days. 902 more words


Authentic Gifts: Their Varieties and The Ministries in which they are exercised — lesson 30b

audio lesson 30b

Our text for today is 1 Corinthians 12:8-11

“For to one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge according to the same Spirit, 9 to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit, 10 to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. 459 more words

Sunday School

Day 12 of the 30 day writing challenge: Be gone, good advice, be gone

Everybody has that friend. Everyone has been that friend at some point. You guessed right. A friend who has a manual on all problems. A friend who knows what you should do, when you should do it and how you should do it. 715 more words

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