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Syncretism, Church & State, And Our International Confusion About God

“What is so great about Ba’al?!”

After years of studying the Old Testament and recapping Israel’s continual replacement of their LORD God (YHWH) for the gods of Canaan, I finally blurted out this frustrated question. 1,358 more words

Friday: Afternoon Prayer


We are currently in the season of Lent, which is the traditional 40 days of prayer, fasting, reflection and repentance that precedes the great Easter celebrations. 1,053 more words


Are All Sins Really Equal?

All sins are equal. That was a common refrain that echoed through the rural churches of my childhood. This phrase is and will always be an axiom of my upbringing: Never did I doubt this statement’s veracity until I was in high school. 1,227 more words

New Testament

Old Testament Lesson 16 - “I Cannot Go Beyond the Word of the Lord”

1. Balaam refuses Balak’s offer of rewards in exchange for cursing Israel.

Numbers 22–24. The Story of Balaam

‘When the two mighty kings of the Amorites were defeated by the irresistible might of Israel, the Moabites, with their Midianite confederates, were filled with such alarm that Balak, their king, sought assistance. 1,840 more words


God’s Grace Revealed

Leviticus 4:35- He shall remove all the fat, just as the fat is removed from the lamb of the fellowship offering,  the priest shall burn it on the alter on top of the offerings made to the Lord by fire. 758 more words


The Gospel in the Old Testament

Copyright by Bob Rogers

Many Christians can share the Gospel of Christ with verses from the New Testament, but you can also share it using only the Old Testament. 301 more words