How to respond to Financial Trials

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John 16:33 states “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” All true believers will have trials in life.…
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Wrong Doctrines Taught

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I was once attending a church, to which the Pastor taught heresy and other errors. He ultimately was forced to resign and the church grew exponentially after his departure. It should be noted that any position must be supported by…
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Are Christians required to tithe?

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Positions on giving Let’s begin by making a few statements, and then follow up by reviewing what the Bible states. First – In both the Old and New Testaments, giving to God, the church, and others has always been “free…
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Does biblical salvation include free will?

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Satan’s goal is to prevent and pervert salvation Just as Satan uses “works religions” vs. “faith” to prevent salvation outside the church, he also uses “free will faith” vs “biblical election” to pervert salvation inside the church. Although many credits…
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I will never leave you!

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Ethel Phoebe Waxham Love Ethel Phoebe Waxham Love (1882-1959) was neither a celebrity nor a notable historical figure, and what little acclaim was realized after she had died. But, the love story of this Phi Beta Kappa, Wellesley educated teacher,…
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How to understand the Bible

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Understanding the bible requires three important concepts. You need to be saved, you need a good translation and finally, you need to understand practical hermeneutics. This post addresses these three areas so you can understand and then apply the bible…
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An analysis of Church Leadership

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Leadership Structures Leadership is foundational and vital to the successful operation of any organization. True leadership, however, must balance authority and accountability.  Authority without accountability leads to dictatorships, Accountability without authority leads to slavery. Common Church Leadership Structures Church leadership…
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Best Bible Study Tools

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There are a number of tools and resources that I use for my bible study that may be of help to you. Please know these links are Amazon affiliate links and that although the price will not increase, this site…
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The Widow’s Mite

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The Widow’s mite In both Mark 12:42-44 and Luke 21:2-4 Christ relates the story of the poor widow who came to the temple treasury to put in two small copper coins. Christ comments “Truly I say to you, this poor…
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