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    EXPLORING THE WORD    

The Gnarled Family Tree of Jesus


Family — where we come from — is important to our sense of identity. But it isn't paramount.
Our family tree doesn't have to define us any more than Jesus' defined His.

Denise M. Kohlmeyer
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Praying for Others


Is it important to pray with others, for each other? Or would a private prayer be sufficient?
What is the benefit of sharing prayer requests?

Jim Allen
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   THE TAKE AWAY   

Tension


While on this earth, we are ever caught in the tension between joy and tragedy. Do we let that tension break us into pieces until we shatter? Or ask God to keep us whole?

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Kersley Fitzgerald


   THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS   

God and Time


We say that God lives outside of time, but what does it mean? And what does it say about His nature, creation, and eternity?

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John Ruiz-Bueno


   GOT QUESTIONS   

Why do some people so passionately hate Calvinism?


Why do some people so passionately hate Calvinism? What is it about Calvinism that causes some people to react so negatively?

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S. Michael Houdmann


   COMPELLING TRUTH   

From the Archives: The Sign of Jonah


What is the importance of the sign of Jonah? Has God given us a sign that authoritatively bridges the gap between history and faith where Jesus is concerned?

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Jim Allen


   READING PLAN   

Hardships


Trials, tribulations, tragedies, and persecution — why does it seem that following God brings more hardships than ignoring Him? How can we rely on Him when faced with suffering?

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Christian Life




  THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS

  

The Mosaic Law vs. the Grace of Christ



In the Old Testament, God seems to be strict and demanding. In the New Testament, Jesus exemplifies grace. How can the same God act so differently?

Read more...Gary Meredith


  CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH

  

Child Support



How should a Christian respond when a court-order for child support isn't being followed? Does the mandate against going to court stand in opposition to providing for children?

Read more...Beth Hyduke


  THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS

  

The Accuracies of Bible Translations



Textus Receptus, Codex Sinaiticus, Majority Text, King James, New American — How can we trust the Bible when it's gone through so many translations? Is it still God's Word?

Read more...Paul Shunamon


  THE TAKE AWAY

  

The Consequences of Sin



We rarely contemplate the seriousness of our sin. Living in God's grace causes us to minimize our sin, but the Bible clearly illustrates the consequences we'll never face.

Read more...Kersley Fitzgerald


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From the Archives: Conversion Confusion



Many who pray to receive Christ believe and then fall away. Is praying to receive Christ the right way to convert to Christianity?

Read more...Jim Allen


  GOT QUESTIONS? READING PLAN

  

Self Disciplines



God changes our hearts, but we have to join in the work of changing our actions and attitudes. Articles on developing a deeper, stronger relationship with God.

Read more...Christian Life