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Some Will Depart from the Faith

1 Timothy 4:1–5 (ESV)

4 Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, 2 through the insincerity of liars whose consciences are seared, 3 who forbid marriage and require abstinence from foods that God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth. 31 more words

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Jeremiah 35: A few good men

During Jehoiakim’s war with Nebuchadnezzar, God decided to test this clan of people, the Rechabites, who, like many rural folk, had sough refuge in Jerusalem. God told Jeremiah to invite the clan to the Temple and to offer them wine as a refreshment. 128 more words

Old Testament

"Ye Kine of Bashan" (Amos 4:1)

The fearless prophet Amos was sent by Yahweh to the northern kingdom of Israel in the days of the Divided Kingdom. He cried out against the idolatry there. 434 more words

Bible History And Geography

Reading the Prophets of the Apocalypse: a book review

Evangelicals have a history of misinterpreting the apocalypse. Some of us mine the ancient texts for clues to our march toward destruction. Some of us throw up our hands and prefer to speak of the eschaton in general terms. 466 more words

Books

Psalm 89 - Selected Verses

Psalm 89:1–2 (ESV)

1  I will sing of the steadfast love of the Lord, forever;

with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. 267 more words

Bible Study

Song of Songs

Keeping it short and sweet.  Firstly, I am not a fan of poetry and much prefer prose.  Secondly, I read nothing here that I could relate to the Lord or faith unless we are taking about having faith in another person.  39 more words

Old Testament

Biblical Doctrine

It takes a lifetime to be able to write a volume on Doctrine or Theology. So say John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue in the Preface to… 342 more words

Book Review